Recycling Worker

Also known as Recycling Sorter.
Performs routine tasks in a recycling facility such as sorting, packing and storing plastics, glass, paper, metals and other recyclable materials which have been collected from household, commercial and industrial premises in preparation for use in creating new products.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $41,049
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 700

What does a Recycling Worker do?

  • sourcing, weighing and mixing raw materials, and loading into machines
  • wrapping products, and filling, labelling and sealing containers by hand and machine
  • storing and stacking finished products, and cleaning machines and work areas
  • inspecting and grading products
  • assembling components and subassemblies for further processing and to make finished products

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing