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


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

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

Green Waste Service

240L Bin with the Lime Green Lid


Houses and Units

Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches


Garden Prunings




Untreated Timber

Small Timber Offcuts

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



Animal hair


Vacuum cleaner dust

Wood ash

  • Garden hoses
  • Pizza boxes
  • Foam
  • Cardboard, paper or newspaper
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Plastic bottles and containers
  • Noxious weeds

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    Please ensure bin is not overfilled and that the lid can close. Drivers are instructed not to service bins with any contamination. Please also ensure your bin weighs no more than 80kg as otherwise it may be too heavy for the collection vehicle to lift. Tips to help keep your green waste bin lean and green: only mow dry grass open lid of bin to let moist grass dry out remove dirt from vegetation don't overload with heavy wood or branches

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Waste Hotline phone 1300 362 360 email