Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Ipswich City Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the Ipswich City Council area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.

Fortnightly Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid


Most residential properties within the City of Ipswich

Accepted Materials

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil



Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons


Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

All plastic bottles and containers

PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5 PS Plastic Containers marked with # 6 Other Plastic Containers marked with # 7

Materials Not Accepted

Plastic Bags

Bubble Wrap

Polystyrene Foam

Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses


Light bulbs

Garden organic waste

Pot plant buckets/containers


Food scraps



Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Glass bottles and jars (These clean glass bottles and jars can be taken to the Recycle and Refuse Centre at Riverview and Rosewood)

  • Recycling Tips

    Please place recyclables loosely in the recycling bin, NOT in plastic bags. Remove lids from plastic containers and place them separately in the recycling bin. Rinse out food containers (at the end of the washing up to help save water)!

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Ipswich City Council on 07 3810 6666.