A-Z Reuse and Recycling

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Scrap Metals

Environmental Issues

Scrap metals include aluminium, brass, copper, stainless steel, cast iron, lead, zinc and nickel. Making items from recycled aluminium uses just 5% of the energy as making the same item from raw materials.

Disposal Method

For free recycling drop off at:


Sharps and Needles (Community)

Environmental Issues

Because of the high risk of injury to workers and other community members, sharps should always be kept secure and separate from other wastes.

Disposal Method

  • Hawkesbury Community Health Centre – Enter via Day Street, Windsor. Community Sharps disposal bin open 24 hours
  • Visit Safe Sharps 

Steel Cans

Environmental Issues

Steel cans are most commonly used as paint containers, aerosol cans and for packaging food. The recycled cans are reprocessed into new things like cans, railway tracks and also car parts.

Disposal Method

In your household recycling service or for free at:



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