Recycle Right - Cairns Regional Council

Yellow Lid Bin Paper and Cardboard items Track it - where do Paper and Cardboard recyclables end up

Juice cartons

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; after rinsing

Popper and long-life cartons

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin.

Wrapping paper

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; this does not include cellophane paper

Magazines

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; do not bundle or bind

Newspapers

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; do not bundle or bind

Junk mail

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; do not bundle or bind

Envelopes

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin.

Egg cartons

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin.

Pizza boxes

Recycle right and dispose of pizza food scraps in green bin before recycling pizza boxes in the yellow lid bin. Waxed cardboard is not recyclable and must go in the green bin.

Milk cartons

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin; and rinse out

Cardboard

Recycle right and squash or flatten before placing into yellow lid bin. Dispose of pizza food scraps in green bin before recycling pizza boxes in the yellow lid bin. Waxed cardboard is not recyclable and must go in the green bin.

Phone books

Recycle right into the yellow lid bin.