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Main Content

Waste & recycling

In order to save precious resources and create a cleaner environment, the amount of household waste going to landfill needs to be reduced. Consider the principals of REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE with disposal a last resort.

Avalon Car Boot Sale

Avalon Car Boot Sale - 22 October 2016
Grab a bargain or sell your unwanted goods at Avalon's car boot sale!

Vegetation bin

Garden Organics Collections
The service we provide for your garden organics.

Garage Sale Trail

Asbestos Safety
Find out how to identify and manage asbestos

Compost Revolution

Compost Revolution
How to get your subsidised compost bin or worm farm.

General Clean Up Pile

General Clean Up Collections
Residents can book two general clean up collections (per year) with Council.


Waste and Recycling Calendar
View your zone's waste, recycling and garden organics collection day.

Garbage Bin

Garbage Collections
The service we provide for your general household waste.

Recycle bins used for multi-dwelling units

Recycling Collections
The service we provide and what can and can't be recycled

Clean Up Australia Day

Clean Up Australia Day - 6 March 2016
Help clean up Pittwater on Clean Up Australia Day!


Computers and TV Recycling
Take 15 items to Kimbriki for free for recyling.

Medical Waste Disposal

Medical Waste Disposal
Tips on how to dispose of your household medical waste correctly.

Car Batteries

EPA Chemical Cleanout
How to dispose of any hazardous materials you may have in your household.

Recycling Bin

Reducing Waste
What you can do to help make a difference.

Plastic bag littering and polluting waterways

Reducing Litter
Reducing unsightly litter in our area

Compost bins

Composting, Mulching & Worm farming
Your guide to composting. mulching and worm farming.

Illegal dumping site

Illegal Dumping
What to do if you see someone dumping.

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste
Tips on reducing your food wastage.

Waste & Recycling

Additional Recycling Options
Where to recycle items not collected in the regular recycling service.


Information & Resources for Schools
Education Programs.

Old Fridge

Fridge Buyback Program
A Sydney-wide program to take old energy inefficient 2nd fridges off the grid.

SHOROC waste logo

Regional Waste Solution: It's our future - don't waste it

The four SHOROC councils (Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater) have agreed to change the way waste is collected across their council areas. The new system will increase recycling, keep costs down and be easy to use.

Updated: 08 January 2015