Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Blue Mountains City Council area

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Kerbside garden and/or food services in the Blue Mountains City Council area

Below is a list of Kerbside garden and/or food services provided by your council

Kerbside Chipping Service

Neatly placed on the kerbside, parallel to the kerb, maximum of 4 cubic metres

Up to twice per year, as part of the Booked Waste Service

All Residential Properties


Accepted Materials

Garden Prunings

Additional Materials
  • NOTE: materials are NOT collected - the resident must remove chipped material (for composting or using on gardens as mulch)
  • Fresh material less than four weeks old
  • Branches up to 15cm diameter
  • Branches 1 to 3 metres in length

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Household Garbage

    Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Garden Equipment

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

    Large Tree Trunks

    Pot plant containers

    Food/Vegetable Scraps

    Metal/Plastics

    Fruit Scraps

    Green Leafy Vegetables

    Vegetable Scraps

    All Food Scraps (including meat)

    All Other Food Scraps

    All Other Food Scraps

    Paper

    Animal hair

    Faeces

    Vacuum cleaner dust

    Hair

    Wool

    Wood ash

  • Logs and stumps
  • Small material (grass, leave and twigs)
  • Root balls, vines, ferns or palm fronds
  • Weeds (see www.weedsbluemountains.org.au for info)

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    If you have no nature strip, or need to put your materials with another pile, please contact Council before your service date on Ph 4780 5000.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Recycling Hotline phone 1300 769 746.

    Garden Organics recycling

    240 or 120L Bin with a Lime Green Lid

    Fortnightly

    All Residential Properties


    Accepted Materials

    Grass Clippings

    Small Branches

    Twigs

    Garden Prunings

    Weeds

    Leaves

    Flowers


    Materials Not Accepted

    Household Garbage

    Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Garden Equipment

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

    Large Tree Trunks

    Pot plant containers

    Food/Vegetable Scraps

    Metal/Plastics

    Fruit Scraps

    Green Leafy Vegetables

    Vegetable Scraps

    All Food Scraps (including meat)

    All Other Food Scraps

    All Other Food Scraps

    Paper

    Animal hair

    Faeces

    Vacuum cleaner dust

    Hair

    Wool

    Wood ash

  • Logs and stumps
  • Small material (grass, leave and twigs)
  • Root balls, vines, ferns or palm fronds
  • Weeds (see www.weedsbluemountains.org.au for info)

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    If you have no nature strip, or need to put your materials with another pile, please contact Council before your service date on Ph 4780 5000.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Recycling Hotline phone 1300 769 746.