Rubbish and recycling

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Domestic waste collection

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

Recycling collection

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

Reducing our consumption of plastics

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

Food and garden organics collection

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.

Additional Services available

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

More recycling and re-use options

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

Composting and worm farming

Compost or use a worm farm at home to recycle organic materials and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. Find out how you can get a discounted compost bin or worm farm and start recycling your organics today.

Second Hand Sunday

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 service

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


You can now drop off your E-waste at our bi-annual collections. Find out more about our E-waste collection here.