Every two weeks from lime lidded bins only. Do not overfill.
A free vegetation bin is available for unit blocks. Please send a request in writing, on letterhead if from the Strata Manager, or a signed letter from the secretary of the Body Corporate.
Garden waste including weeds, grass cuttings and prunings. Branches should be no thicker than 75mm in diameter. Tree stumps and logs won't be accepted. Vegetation needs to be cut down so it fits in the bin and the lid closes.
It is recycled into compost and mulch.
It can be taken and disposed of at Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre.
Stolen bins will be replaced. If a bin lid is damaged this will also be replaced. Call Council on 9942 2111.
Residents may place stickers with their house number or paint their address on the side of their bins.
Objects that can be put in the mixed container recycling bin include:
All plastic containers, with or without a recycle symbol, eg. plant pots, strawberry punnets
All steel and aluminium cans, including empty dry paint cans and aerosol cans
Glass jars and bottles
Liquid board cartons, eg. juice and milk cartons
Objects that can NOT be put in the mixed container recycling bin include:
plastics which are NOT containers, including:
- plastic bags
- cling film
Other items that can NOT be recycled include:
- white or sheet glass
All these objects should be put in the GARBAGE bin (red or dark green lidded bins).
The are sorted and taken for reprocessing into new products.
All clean paper and crushed or flattened cardboard can be recycled in the blue lidded recycling bin.
Plastic bags, wax coated cardboard, dirty pizza boxes or soiled paper - these go in the garbage bin (red or dark green lidded bins).
A waste calendar is delivered to every residence in Warringah during Nov/Dec and May/June. However you can also find out your collection date by clicking on Bin Collection Days and typing your address into the fields provided.
Our local landfill space is limited. By separating waste and recycling you:
give new life to materials
save natural resources
reduce greenhouse gases
protect the quality of our soil and water
reduce what gets buried in landfill
Twice a year.
Residents are notified by letterbox drop three weeks before the collection date in their zone. This improves safety and reduces dumping throughout Warringah.
Items should be placed out the weekend before collection date. You can be fined up to $1,500 if you put items out at any other time.
Yes, place metal items, eg white goods, in a separate pile. These will be recycled.
They go to landfill. If you separate metals, they will be recycled.
The waste collection days and matched addresses data is available as a .csv download from the links section of this page.