Garbage Guru City of Sydney's ultimate guide to recycling and disposing of stuff.

  • Donate to a charity

    Charities will accept items in good condition you don’t want or need anymore. Put them in your local Collection Bin or give them over the counter. Some charities offer a pick-up service – visit Smith Family, Salvos, Vinnies for more info.

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  • Put it on Gumtree

    For anything you no longer want, use or need, put it up for sale or give it away on Gumtree.

  • Donate to the Bower

    If you have household furniture, bikes, kitchenware, books, working appliances or small amounts of building materials that you no longer want, call The Bower on 02 9568 6280 to see if they can take your donation. They offer a free collection service for City of Sydney residents. If they can’t take your goods they’ll refer you to someone who will.

  • Drop off to Reverse Garbage

    Reverse Garbage takes all sorts of materials for reuse. Call to check your donation will be accepted on 02 9569 3132 or email any questions. It’s open for donations Monday to Saturday 9am-4pm (no Sundays).

     

  • Post on Freecycle

    Give away your stuff for free on Freecycle.

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