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We’ve revolutionised recycling + waste bins in Australia. Three years of research, design and development. Award-winning recycling bins changing modern spaces.

The Method bin is beautifully designed, simple to implement, and ultimately behaviour-changing. With the help of the team at Method and Mackay Office Cleaning we can create recycling stations customised to any aesthetic and space.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who collects the recycling and waste?
We don’t provide the collection of waste, before making your purchase research waste providers in your area and what streams they collect and their collection schedule to find the best solution for you in your area.

How do I implement the Method system in my workplace?
We have developed resources and guides to help you through the process of starting your Method recycling journey. The Successful Recycling Guide will guide you step by step to implement your new recycling system.

Is this product suitable for outdoor use?
The bins have been designed for an internal environment and so we advise against them being kept outside.

Where are the manufactured?
Method bins are made in New Zealand. They are made from polypropylene, a strong and durable material that is 100% recyclable.

Features + Benefits

  • Flexible and adaptable: move or add streams easily as needed
  • Good looking bins that are visible without compromising aesthetics
  • Patented bag retainer system to lock liners in place and hide them from sight
  • Effectively changes recycling behaviours
  • Cost-effective compared to traditional options, read our desk bin vs Method case study here
  • Available with an open or touch lid

Here is a closer look at your bin options –

Amber Co-mingled Recycling 

  • Suitable for: Glass, plastics, cans and paper
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Amber Comingled Recycling Bin is used for plastic, cans, glass and paper.

Amber Mixed Recycling

  • Suitable for: Glass, plastics and cans
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Amber Mixed Recycling Bin is used for plastic, cans, glass. It’s designed to be used alongside the Blue Paper Recycling Bin.

Blue Paper

  • Suitable for: Paper
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Blue Paper Bin is designed to separate paper and card from possible contaminants. It’s particularly useful for offices, as they tend to have significant amounts of paper to recycle.

Green Organics

  • Suitable for: Organics
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Green Organics Recycling Bin is designed to collect organic waste for commercial composting. This is a common stream in most locations as it can significantly reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, particularly with the advent of commercially compostable packaging. You can also dispose of other bio-materials such as most tissues, napkins, paper towels and tea bags in an organics collection.

Grey Soft Plastic

  • Suitable for: Soft plastic bags, wrap and film
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Grey Soft Plastics Recycling Bin is designed to collect soft plastic bags, wrap and film. Ensure you plan ahead and have a collection plan for your soft plastic waste.

Red Landfill

  • Suitable for: Landfill
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The Red Landfill bin is for anything that can’t be recycled. It’s available with an open or touch lids; the touch lids are particularly useful for Landfill unless you are in a public, or very high flow environment as the lid helps to contain odours.

White Container Deposit Scheme

  • Suitable for: Single-use plastics
  • Volume: 60L
  • Dimensions: 350 x 350 x 755 mm

The White Container Deposit Scheme Recycling Bin is designed to collect waste that can be returned for a small refund, available in most Australian territories at the moment.

This return adds up quite quickly and can be used to subsidise your waste removal costs or donated to charity.

Desktop Precyclers

Precyclers replace individual desk bins and provide short term desktop storage, available in Paper and Waste + Recycling.

They are designed to be short-term storage for recycling and waste at the desk before they are sorted into the appropriate streams of the nearest recycling station. This encourages waste separation and eliminates the need for desk bins.

This all is part of reducing the time taken to service your office bins and reducing the number of liners used – pair with the Waste and Recycling Precycler for the best results.


  • Easy to assemble
  • Assists in the transition away from desk bins
  • Encourages the separation of waste
  • Dishwasher safe
  • A visible symbol of an organisation’s commitment to sustainability

Mackay Office Cleaning are a proud stockist of Method Recycling Bins, please contact us to discuss the right recycling solution for you.