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Australian Waste Management

Paper and Cardboard Recycling
Greater Melbourne and Geelong Areas

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Annual Fee:
Once Off Delivery Fee:
+ $69.00
- Scheduled Collection Fee:
Wow, that's less than $12 per collection with:
  • NO Account Keeping Fees
  • NO Bin Rental Fees
  • NO Monthly Fees
  • NO Hidden Fees
  • PLUS, a FREE Document Destruction Bag!*
    • *Limited time only.
  • Nothing More To Pay!
You may be eligible for a Special Offer.

Providing Hassle-Free On-Site Recycling Collections

Australian Waste Management can provide collection and recycling of your paper and cardboard waste directly from your premises. Wheelie Bins ranging in size from 240 to 1100 litre are provided and can be collected Daily, Weekly, Fortnightly, 4 Weekly or At Call depending on your location and requirements.

For Daily or any other Personalised Collection Schedule, please contact our friendly team via Email or chat below. We look forward to being of assistance.

As a SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER, for a limited time only, Australian Waste Management will provide a 140ltr Document Destruction Bag (including an individually numbered and tracked tamper-proof security tag) to place all of your sensitive papers into for removal, destruction and recycling, ABSOLUTELY FREE! (Usual value $64 + $69 delivery.)

For more information about our Document Destruction Bags, the large number of items that can be placed in them and how the process works, please click HERE.

If you require Free Paper and Cardboard Recycling Collections from your School, Office, Factory, Warehouse, Home or any other location, please CLICK HERE!

Couldn't we just throw it in the garbage bin?

While you can, it actually costs more to dispose of garbage than it does to recycle. Not just the cost per bin to empty, but the cost to the environment in the long term. Each tonne of paper that is recycled saves around 13 trees, 2 barrels of oil, 4000 kWh of electricity, 4 cubic metres of landfill and 32,000 litres of water. By recycling paper and cardboard the environmental impact of using virgin material can be reduced by 51%. 17 trees can absorb the carbon dioxide emitted from your car each year, trapping the carbon in the wood and releasing the oxygen back into our atmosphere.

What can be placed in the bin?

  • Books
  • Boxes/cardboard
  • Brochures
  • Cartons
  • Cereal boxes
  • Deli/ butchers paper
  • Egg cartons
  • Envelopes including window faced
  • Greeting cards
  • Juice cartons
  • Junk mail
  • Long life milk/juice cartons
  • Magazines
  • Milk cartons
  • Newspapers
  • Office paper including staples and paper clips
  • Paper
  • Paper bags
  • Paper plates
  • Paper hand towel
  • Paper towel/toilet rolls
  • Phone books
  • Pizza boxes
  • Postcards
  • Tissue boxes
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Washing powder boxes
  • Wrapping paper
  • Lever arch files/folders

I have a little extra paper/cardboard that I cannot fit in the bin. What can I do?

If it's only a small amount, it can be placed in boxes or bags next to your bin and will be taken by the driver on your next collection day at no extra cost.

For larger quantities, a special site attendance can be arranged contacting us

▾ Paper and Cardboard Recycling Fees, Terms and Conditions ▾

In addition to our General Terms and Conditions [PDF]

Available Options

Bin Size Collection Frequency1 Once Off Delivery Fee2 Annual Fee Collection Fee5
Morning Collections3 Day Collections4
240 Litre Weekly $69 $499 $599 FREE
Fortnightly $69 $399 $499 FREE
4 Weekly $69 $249 $349 FREE
At Call6 $69 $349 $449 FREE
660 Litre Weekly $69 $949 $1,049 FREE
Fortnightly $69 $849 $949 FREE
4 Weekly $69 $699 $799 FREE
1100 Litre Weekly $69 $1,299 $1,399 FREE
Fortnightly $69 $1,199 $1,299 FREE
  1. Available collection frequencies are dependent on location.
  2. The "Once Off Delivery Fee" is only charged initially to get your first bin on site when commencing a new service.
  3. Morning Collections require the bin to be placed out by 5pm the day prior.
  4. Day Collections require the bin to be placed out by 8:30am unless otherwise arranged prior.
  5. Regular scheduled collections are free of charge. Urgent Collections may attract an urgent call out fee.
  6. Customers on an “At Call” service must call to arrange a collection which will be booked for the next available collection day in your area.


New customers are required to complete a quick and easy sign up process. An account will be established which will provide payment terms of 14 days after end of month. Payments can be made via EFT, Credit Card, Cheque or Direct Deposit, although EFT is preferred.


Services can be cancelled at any time as we do not believe in lock in contracts. Services are automatically renewed at the end of the current term. To cancel a service, simply contact us via email at any time. No refunds will be issued for unused services, however credits can be applied to other services.