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Typical general solid waste (non-putrescible) includes, but is not limited to, the following:building & demolition waste, household waste that does not contain food waste, glass, plastic, rubber, plasterboard, bricks, concrete, ceramics, metal, paper, cardboard, garden waste, wood waste, virgin excavated natural material, asphalt waste.
Typical general solid waste (putrescible) includes, but is not limited to, the following:household waste containing putrescible organics, food waste, disposable nappies, incontinence pads, sanitary napkins, animal waste, manure.
Note: Items denoted with (*) are accepted at Singleton Waste Depot free of charge for domestic quantities. Obtain advice from site staff regarding the location of the storage facilities or stockpiles prior to dropping off your items.
Clay, soil - used at Singleton Waste Depot for operational purposes.
DrumMuster drums - transported off site to recycling facilities. The plastic containers are recycled into products such as waste bins, road signs, fence posts, irrigation pipes and bollards. Metal containers are also recycled to make new metal products.
e-Waste (including televisions, computers, microwaves, stereos) - transported off site to a recycling facility in East Maitland. The goods are broken down into various components and then sent to various recovery facilities for recycling.
Household chemicals & paints - transported off site to waste treatment facilities. The most up-to-date processing technologies are used to treat the chemical and physical properties of these wastes so they can either be reused, safely deposited into landfill or discharged to the sewer system.
LPG gas bottles and fire extinguishers - transported off site to a recycling facility.
Motor oil - transported off site to a recycling facility. The oil is cleaned of contaminants so it can be used again.
Motor oil containers - transported off site to recycling facilities. The containers are recycled into plastic products such bins and garden furniture.
Recyclables (including paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and cans) - transported off site to a Materials Recycling Facility at Gateshead. The recyclables are sorted and graded by product, then baled in preparation for sale to the various reuse markets.
Scrap metal (including steel, aluminium and copper) - collected and transported off site to other facilities for recycling to make metal products.
Vehicle batteries - transported off site to a recycling facility.