Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Sydney Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Sydney Council area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.


Collected in your yellow-lid bin


All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil



Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons


Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Milk cartons (long-life, with foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (long-life, with foil lining)

All plastic bottles and containers

PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5 PS Plastic Containers marked with # 6 Other Plastic Containers marked with # 7
Additional Info
  • Envelopes with windows are fine!
  • Please remove lids and food scraps before putting items in your bin.

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses


    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste

    Pot plant buckets/containers


    Food scraps



    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Paints and chemicals
  • Motor or cooking oil
  • Excess rubbish
  • Building materials
  • Car parts and batteries
  • Timber, fencing or wooden pallets
  • Carpet or floor tiles
  • Gas bottles

  • Recycling Tips

    Don't throw your pizza boxes in the garbage bin. Pizza boxes are recyclable! A little bit of grease is ok but big chunks of cheese & crusts are not. Just remove any left over pizza first and then place your empty pizza boxes in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Customer Service on 9265 9333.