Zero Waste
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Zero Waste is the City's campaign to reduce waste send to landfill and keep streets clean. We do this by providing services that make it easy for you to recycle more and do the right thing.

Our official target set by the State Government was 66% resource recovery by 2014. Resource recovery is just a fancy term for making sure that stuff that can be used for something else, doesn’t end up in landfill. Thanks to you, we reached it well before time.

What next? Let’s reach for the sky. With your help, we're heading closer to zero waste.


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Recycle your old electronics

Do some serious good on Saturday 28 February. Drop off your old laptops, TVs and even electrical appliances like vacuum cleaners at our depot in Ultimo. Over 95% of the parts get recycled!

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Recycling machines – new prizes!

Our recycling machines at Circular Quay and Chinatown now offer new prizes. Deposit your empty drink bottles and cans for a chance to win tickets to Moonlight Cinema.