Waste & recycling services
Garbage and waste collection days, organising bulky and household item collection, unwanted electronic goods, recycling and food scraps.
Free recycling drop-off event on Saturday 13 March
You can drop off clothes, polystyrene, electronics, soft plastics, x-rays and more at Recycle It Saturday. Find out more about what you can bring and how to prepare.
Our next Recycle It Saturday event will be held from 9am to 3pm on Saturday 13 March at Alexandra Canal Depot.
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
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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.