Garbage Guru City of Sydney's ultimate guide to recycling and disposing of stuff.
Put in your Recycling Bin
This is your bin with the yellow lid. It’s the best way to recycle paper, cardboard and most plastic containers, as well as cans and glass bottles. You don’t need to rinse your containers, but items should be EMPTY and DRY. By all means, a light rinse will help to keep your bin odour-free, just follow up with a bit of a wipe if you can.
Put in your compost bin
Drop off your paper and cardboard
Find your closest paper and cardboard recycling locations here.
Organise a collection (businesses only)
If you are a business anywhere in Sydney, and you have excessive cardboard, find out more about how to organise a collection here.
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Did you know?
If your cardboard is wet, dry it in the sun before putting it in your recycling bin.