Zero Waste

Waste and recycling services

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.

Ask the Garbage Guru

An old mattress 

Got an old mattress hanging around?

Did you know that chucking out your unwanted items on the street is illegal? You could be fined for it. Instead, you could book a free pick-up for collection every Wednesday.

used paint cans 

Unwanted Household Chemicals

Any unwanted chemicals you have in your home should be disposed of safely. The City of Sydney and the NSW Environment Protection Authority run chemical drop-off days. The City's next Chemical CleanOut drop-off will be held on Saturday 15 July 2017.