Your waste service

Our priority is to improve environmental outcomes and keep costs down so we’ve rolled out a safer, cleaner and smarter waste solution.

A to Z guide to reuse, recycling and disposal

Use our A to Z guide to work out where you can recycle a whole heap of different things.


Your guide to garbage on the Northern Beaches. Report a lost or missed bin service, order a damaged, lost or replacement bin and weatherproof signs.

Bin collection days

Find out when to put out your garbage, green waste and recycling bins for collection on the Northern Beaches.

Bin guide

Find out what waste should go into each of your colour-coded bins

Building waste

All applications for development which include demolition or construction, must be accompanied by a Waste Management Plan

Bulky goods collection

Council clean up collections are an opportunity to dispose bulky goods and free up space at your home.


Find out where to drop off TVs, computers and computer components for recycling at safe locations on the Northern Beaches.

Hazardous waste

Be guided on the many types of hazardous waste and how you can dispose of them safely.

Illegal dumping

Illegal dumping is a crime. It is ugly, expensive to remove, and can damage the natural environment and human health. Please report it.

Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre

Discover Kimbriki, where 75% of Northern Beaches’ waste goes to get processed and recycled.

Offshore services

Garbage, waste and recycling collection for Scotland Island and the Western Foreshores.

Public cleaning

Find out what Council does to protect your health by cleaning and maintaining the public spaces you use and enjoy every day.


Find out how recycling can make a big difference to how much goes into landfill.

School education programs

Council’s Waste Education team are able to help schools on a one on one basis to reduce their waste as each school will have different needs.

Swap for Good - business program

Council has developed a program to support and empower businesses in moving away from single-use plastics.

Single use plastic reduction

Council is dedicated to a plastic free Northern Beaches and deliver a number of initiatives to reduce single use plastics.

Waste reduction

Find out how reducing waste can make a big difference to how much goes into landfill.