For information on what can be recycled, check out the Waste Sorted website. You can also use the tool on Recycle Right to search recycling information by material.

Learn about City of Swan’s recycling services on this page or view the Waste and Recycling Guide(open in new window).

Don't forget to rinse and sort!

Remember to rinse and sort recyclable items before putting them in your recycling bin.

If we all do a little bit, together we can make a real change. 


Holding an event in Swan? We encourage you to offer recycling bins to patrons, and why not collect used containers to raise money via Containers for Change. 

Contact us to make a booking.

Party kits

We hire out free reusable party kits. These have tableware that can be used for events including reusable cutlery, plates, cups and bowls. You can book kits for up to one week. Collection is at the City of Swan depot, 72 Bishop Road, Middle Swan.

Please contact us to check availability before completing the hire form.

Be a good sort and recycle only these five things. Please rinse and sort them correctly:

  • Cans
  • Plastic
  • Glass
  • Paper 
  • Cardboard.

The following items should NOT be put in your household recycling bin:

  • Meat trays 
  • Aerosol cans
  • Coffee cups
  • Soft plastics.

Empty aerosols, fluorescent globes, ink cartridges, batteries and mobile phones can be recycled at:

A Containers for Change refund point is open at the Bullsbrook Recycling Centre, 121 Stock Road, Bullsbrook, 6084.


  • Monday: 8.30 - 11.30am
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Learn more about Containers for Change(open in new window)

Keeping items out of landfill you can lower your environmental footprint and help save ratepayer money. Our two recycling centres allow residents to recycle items such as furniture, clothing, mobile phones and more at no cost.

Learn more about Recycling Centres, including where they are located, operating hours and what items are accepted.

The Green Room(open in new window) is a dedicated recycling room that provides a convenient place to recycle while at the shopping centre.

The following materials are accepted:

  • Cardboard
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Household (dry cell) batteries

This is a locked room, to book, contact Centre Management on (08) 9297 0300 or visit the Centre Management office within the shopping centre.

Businesses can apply for a larger recycling bin with a capacity of 660L. There is a one-off establishment cost. Please contact us to discuss.

Businesses located in the City of Swan can apply to use the Malaga Recycling Centre twice each year. Eligible businesses are those that pay a City of Swan waste and recycling charge and have a set of City of Swan general waste and recycling bins.

If your business is eligible, please complete the registration form. Passes will be posted to your business once your application is approved.

Apply to use the Malaga Recycling Centre

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