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

  • Put in your Garden Organics Bin

    This is your bin with the green lid. Use it for any garden organics including small branches, leaves and grass clippings. Too much to fit in your bin? Book a free collection online or call 02 9265 9333.

  • Or you could ...

  • Put in your compost bin

    Compost or use a worm farm to turn your food scraps and garden waste into rich soil. Learn how at free workshops run by Green Villages and the Green Living Centre.

  • Book a free collection

    You can have whitegoods, large household items and some garden organics collected for free. Here’s what we can and can’t collect. Bookings are essential – book online or call 02 9265 9333. Collection days depend on where you live and will be confirmed when the booking is made.

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If you don't have enough garden waste for a green bin, you can book a one-off collection.