Rubbish and recycling

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Rubbish collection (red lid)

We collect your garbage weekly. Find out when your collection day is and how to use this service.

Recycling collection (yellow lid)

We collect paper, glass, plastics, steel and aluminium for recycling. Find out how to have your materials recycled.

Organics collection (green lid)

You can now place all your food and garden organics together in the same bin for recycling as part of our new 'Kitchen to Compost' service. Find out how to have your food and garden organics collected for recycling.

Scheduled clean-up services

Council's scheduled clean-up service provides for the disposal of larger household items, that would not normally fit into your red-lid rubbish bin and items generally not accepted as part of your weekly Domestic Waste Collection. Find out when the next collection will occur.


Book in a free collection of your unwanted e-waste.

Reducing our consumption of plastics

Woollahra Council is committed to reducing our consumption of single-use plastics. Learn how you can too.

Additional collection services

Find out more about our additional residential waste service, special event bins and paid pick up service for household items.

Disposal and re-use guide

Find out how to recycle and dispose of cartridges, computers, construction materials, hazardous waste, medicines, mobile phones and syringes, etc.

Second Hand Saturday

Find out all you need to know about this community garage sale event.

Dumped rubbish

Find out how you can help to assist Council combat illegal dumping and dispose of waste responsibly.

Trade waste services

We provide comprehensive and responsive services for the collection and disposal of waste from shops and businesses.

Skip bin providers

The Council licence providers of skip bins to operate in the municipality. The current licensed providers are listed.


We can provide waste education, workshops and recycling support for schools