Australian Waste Management

Paper and Cardboard Recycling
Greater Melbourne and Geelong Areas

Annual Fee:
Once Off Delivery Fee:
+ $44.00
- Scheduled Collection Fee:
Wow, that's Less then $12 per collection
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Providing Hassle-Free On-Site Collections

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

Additionally we can talk about providing you a Personalised Collection Schedule via Email or by talking to one of our friendly team members on 1300 292 783. Hope to hear from you soon.

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

While we won't judge you, others may if you don't recycled. Australian Waste Management will happily take your recyclables and recycle them for you, clearing you of the burden.

What can be placed in the bin?

  • Books
  • Boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • Brochures
  • Cartons
  • Cereal boxes
  • Deli/ butchers paper
  • Egg cartons
  • Envelopes (including with plastic windows)
  • Greeting cards
  • Juice cartons
  • Junk mail
  • Empty long life cartons (e.g milk, juice, stocks and sauces)
  • Magazines
  • Milk cartons (empty)
  • Newspapers
  • Office paper
  • Paper
  • Paper bags
  • Paper plates (clean)
  • Paper towel roll
  • Phone books
  • Pizza boxes (clean)
  • Postcards
  • Tissue boxes
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Washing powder boxes
  • wrapping paper

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

If it's just a box or two, it can be placed next to your bin and be collected for at no extra cost. For large issues, an Urgent Collection can be schedule by contacting us

One of the collection days falls on a Public Holiday. Do I still need to put my bin out?

Australian Waste Management does not provide collections on public holidays, and your service will not be rescheduled. If required an urgent collection, it can be scheduled by calling 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 $44 $299 $399 FREE6
Fortnightly $44 $249 $349 FREE6
4 Weekly $44 $149 $249 FREE6
At Call7 $44 $199 $249 FREE6
660 Litre Weekly $44 $499 $599 FREE6
Fortnightly $44 $399 $499 FREE6
4 Weekly $44 $299 $399 FREE6
1100 Litre Weekly $44 $599 $699 FREE6
Fortnightly $44 $499 $599 FREE6
  1. Certain collection frequencies may not be available in your area. Collections failing on public holidays will not be rescheduled.
  2. The "Delivery Fee" is only charged initially to get your bin on site when commencing a new service and is not charged on renewal of a 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. Urgent Collections may attract an urgent call out fee.
  6. Additional fees may apply.


New customers are required to pay the full fee before the commencement of the service. If that is not possible, please contact our friendly staff to organise another payment method.

Existing customers have until the 14th day of the month following the month in which the invoice was created.


Services can be cancelled at any time, but we will not provide a refund for the remainder of your contract. Services are also automatically renewed at the end of the current plan, if you plan to forgo renewing the services please let us know.

Additional Fees

Urgent Collection/Delivery/Removal Fee $44