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

  • Check with the retailer or manufacturer

    Check with the retailer or manufacturer if they can recycle it. Brands such as Whirlpool, Bosch, Electrolux and Miele design for reuse and recycling, and many retail outlets now take your old appliance when you buy a new one. Your old appliance will then be on-sold to a second-hand dealer or scrap-metal recycler.


  • Or you could ...

  • Call a scrap metal dealer

    Find your closest scrap metal dealer here.

  • 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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Any pots or pans with a non-stick coating can't be recycled. Try contacting the manufacturer for disposal options.