We’re passionate about sustainability. That’s why we want you to know about all your options to dispose of waste responsibly. Recycle, re-use, and help us minimise landfill, from using the right bins for your weekly waste collection to composting to Second Hand Saturdays, there’s a lot you can do.
Rubbish and recycling
Our priority is to improve environmental outcomes and keep costs down so we’ve rolled out a safer, cleaner and smarter waste solution.
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.
Find out when to put out your garbage, green waste and recycling bins for collection on the Northern Beaches.
Find out what waste should go into each of your colour-coded bins
All applications for development which include demolition or construction, must be accompanied by a Waste Management Plan
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.
Be guided on the many types of hazardous waste and how you can dispose of them safely.
Illegal dumping is a crime. It is ugly, expensive to remove, and can damage the natural environment and human health. Please report it.
Discover Kimbriki, where 75% of Northern Beaches’ waste goes to get processed and recycled.
Garbage, waste and recycling collection for Scotland Island and the Western Foreshores.
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.
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.
Council has developed a program to support and empower businesses in moving away from single-use plastics.
Council is dedicated to a plastic free Northern Beaches and deliver a number of initiatives to reduce single use plastics.
Find out how reducing waste can make a big difference to how much goes into landfill.