Hi, I’m Max the Minimiser I’m going to help you decide what goes into your household general waste bin with a red lid.

For waste material which cannot be recycled.

  • This bin is collected weekly.
  • DO NOT overfill bins — the lid must close fully and bin weight must not exceed 70kg.
  • Bins should be out at the kerbside the night before collection, bins are collected between 6am and 6pm.
  • Choose recyclable goods when shopping.


For waste material which cannot be recycled in the yellow or green bin or go to the Community Recycling Centre.

Household waste
Disposable nappies
Crockery, ceramics and Pyrex
Mirrors and broken glass — wrap in newspaper
Cigarette butts
Kitty litter
Plastic bags and other non-recyclable soft plastics — consider REDcycle at Coles Muswellbrook

For more information about what waste to put in what bin contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Customer service for kerbside collection is now covered under the JR Richards contract 2017-2018-0303

If your bin damaged, stolen or not emptied? Please call 

J R Richards Hotline 1800 312 933

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