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This year, all Warrnambool households will get a bigger landfill bin.

These bins are increasing from 80L to 140L and will be collected fortnightly with your Green FOGO bin.

So what goes in my landfill bin?

  • Nappies
  • Sanitary and incontinence products
  • Polystyrene including meat trays
  • Black absorbent inserts from meat trays
  • Chewing gum
  • String and rope
  • Disposable coffee cups
  • Plastic straws
  • Milkshake, soft drink and ice cream cups
  • Tetrapaks (currently no recycling option for these in Australia but the industry & Tetrapak are working on it)
  • Toothpaste tubes & brushes
  • Sushi fish, sauce and flavour sachets
  • *Soft plastics
  • *Food wrappers including lolly and chip wrappers
  • *Plastic bags

*Soft plastics including plastic bags and wrappers can either be put into your landfill bin or taken to participating supermarkets. For details visit  –
All food waste and food scraps go into your FOGO bin for composting.

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