Problem Wastes

Some household products can cause harm to the environment and human health if they are placed in your kerbside bins.

A range of recycling options are now available to safely dispose of household problem wastes, free of charge. The collected wastes receive special treatment and processing, protecting our environment while allowing valuable resources to be recovered for reuse and recycling into new products.

Chemicals

Chemicals

You can dispose of a range of household chemical products, safely and responsibly, through our free drop-off services.
E-Waste

E-Waste

You can recycle your e-waste—such as computers, TVs and appliances—at Summerhill Waste Management Centre.
Batteries

Batteries

Recycling your batteries has never been easier, with plenty of free drop-off services available near you.
Polystyrene

Polystyrene

Polystyrene can't be placed in your yellow lid bin, but free drop-off points are available for recycling.
Medicines and sharps

Medicines and sharps

Medicines and sharps can harm human health and wildlife if placed in bins or drains. Designated collection points are available for their safe disposal.
Marine Flares

Marine Flares

The NSW Government runs a free collection program for the boating community to safely dispose of out-of-date flares.