Waste & recycling services
Garbage and waste collection days, organising bulky and household item collection, unwanted electronic goods, recycling and food scraps.
Waste & recycling servicesUse our collection day map and calendar to see when bins are collected.
Waste & recycling servicesWe can collect your old furniture, mattresses, whitegoods, e-waste and more.About 1 week · Free
Waste & recycling servicesOur waste services include the collection of rubbish (red lid), recycling (yellow lid) and garden organics (green lid).About 1 week
Waste & recycling servicesCity of Sydney residents can drop off their old and unwanted household items free at Recycle It Saturday.Free
Waste & recycling servicesWe provide all households with a mixed recycling bin with a yellow lid for accepted recyclable item that are collectedFree
Waste & recycling servicesOur green lid bin is an easy and free way to recycle your grass clippings, prunings and leaves.Free
Waste & recycling servicesEvery day, our street cleaners work hard to sweep our roads, lanes and footpaths. There are ways you can play your part too.
Waste & recycling servicesTo help our residents recycle and dispose of waste correctly, we offer a range of educational material.
Food scraps recycling trial
City of Sydney News
NewsDrop off your old clothes, electronics, polystyrene, soft plastics and moreGive these items a new lease of life at Recycle It Saturday on Saturday 5 December.26 November 2020
NewsHave your say on the future of Sydney City FarmLet us know why the site matters to you and share your ideas on its future growth25 November 2020
NewsRecycle your old batteries, mobile phones, light bulbs and soft plasticsTo celebrate National Recycling Week, we’ve partnered with Mirvac to offer pop-up recycling stations for items that don’t belong in your household bin.28 October 2020
News5 recycling items that can stump Sydneysiders Dispose of your unwanted goods responsibly. These are some trickier items that residents need help with.23 October 2020
NewsMove your garage sale onlineStaying safe on the Garage Sale Trail in 2020.19 October 2020
NewsSydney green thumbs show us 6 diverse community gardensThese shared spaces across the city are doing more than providing organic crops. They’re growing community connections too.19 October 2020
NewsExplain it quickly: How to go renewable without rooftop solarEven if you’re renting, you can go 100% renewable. Learn about GreenPower and power purchase agreements.3 September 2020
NewsHow to switch to renewable energy if you rentIt’s faster and easier than you think. Learn about GreenPower.3 September 2020
NewsKua shows Sydney consumers the future with zero-waste coffeeA Chippendale coffee start-up shows how circular business models can benefit the environment and communities in Sydney and Uganda.25 August 2020
NewsVolunteers build bikes for essential workers and Sydney’s most vulnerable The Bicycle Garden gets bikes to those who need them the most2 June 2020
Report an issue
Report an issueConcerns regarding excessive noise from residential waste collection may be directed to us.
Report an issueDumping unwanted material on the footpath is an offence.
Waste & recycling servicesThey can create safety hazards, cause littering problems if knocked over and are also more likely to be damaged, stolen or lost.
Waste & recycling servicesFind out what to do if we didn’t pick up your bin.