Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Penrith City Council area


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

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

Kerbside Organics Recycling Service - Urban Areas Only

240L Bin with the Green Lid


Single and dual occupancy households in the urban areas of Penrith City

Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches


Garden Prunings




Fruit Scraps

Vegetable Scraps

All Food Scraps (including meat)

Untreated Timber

Additional Materials
  • Any leftover foods (including meat scraps, bones, seafood scraps, bread, pasta, cereals and grains)
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds
  • Paper towels and tissues
  • Food-soiled paper and cardboard (including pizza boxes and paper plates)
  • Pet excrement

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

    Large Tree Trunks

    Pot plant containers


  • Clothing
  • Glass and Plastic bottles

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    Plastic bags cannot be used in the organics recycling service. You may wish to wrap meats and other odorous foods in newspaper or Council supplied compostable bags. Only Council supplied compostable bags can be used in the Organics bin. Please do not use any other plastic bags in the organics bin, even if they are labelled as biodegradable or compostable. For more information, see or call Waste Services on (02) 4732 7615.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Penrith Council phone 4732 7777.