Questionable waste items

Welcome to the one stop shop where you can find all the answers to address your questionable and problematic waste items.

Did you know that Waverley residents can access the Community Recycling Centre managed by Randwick City Council to dispose of household problem waste items like batteries, gas cans, paint, electric goods for and more.

To learn more about the Community Recycling Centre, and other free, safe and easy disposal options for your questionable waste items, check out our range of recycling and resource recovery options below.

Chemical CleanOut

CleanOut is a free drop-off service for the safe disposal of a range of common household chemicals. Find out more about what chemicals are taken and when collection events occur.

Battery recycling program

Over 8,000 tonnes of toxic batteries end up in Australian landfills yearly. An easy household battery recycling program is available for Waverley residents.

Community sharps disposal

Find out about the safe disposal of community sharps like needles, syringes and lancets at participating chemists in Waverley Council area.

Mattress recycling

Each year in Australia, around 1.25 million mattresses end up in landfill. Waverley Council offers free mattress recycling for our residents.

Electronic waste (e-waste)

Avoid electronic waste like old TVs and broken kettles going to landfill by dropping them off at one of our e-waste drop-off days, held twice a year.

Community Recycling Centre

Recycle your household problem waste such as paints, gas bottles, household batteries, smoke detectors, and fluorescent globes and tubes for free at the Community Recycling Centre.

For more information or advice, please phone our Resource Recovery Hotline on 9083 8000.

More information
  • Phone our Resource Recovery Hotline on 9083 8000
  • Email us
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