What can I use instead of balloons?
Balloons are in the top three most harmful pollutants threatening marine wildlife. Consider using a more sustainable alternative at your next celebration such as flowers or blowing bubbles, which aren't just for kids. Find out more about wildlife-friendly alternatives to balloons.
Household waste and recycling collections will continue as normal.
Council waste and recycling facilities, including collection, treatment, disposal and transfer stations, are now open across all of Victoria.
Visitors must follow all directions and instructions for maintaining a COVIDSafe environment.
For more information on the location of your nearest facility, check the waste and recycling advice for your local council area.
For more information and updates, visit the Victorian Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) website.
Want to recycle something else?
Search for another item to find out if it can go in your home recycling bin or if it needs to be dropped off somewhere else.