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Tricky waste items
Welcome to the one stop shop where you can find out how to best dispose of tricky household items and help keep Waverley's environment a safe and beautiful place.
Did you know that Waverley residents can drop off their batteries and mobile phones to the Customer Service Centre, located at 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction? Waverley Council residents can also access the Randwick Recycling Centre to drop off household problem waste such as smoke detectors, gas bottles, paint, fluro globes and more. Council also hosts 2 electronic waste collection events per year where you can drop off your unwanted recycling.
You can also find out the correct disposal method for hundreds of household items through the Recycle Smart App. The search feature makes recycling easy. Download the app through Google Play or the Apple Store.
Click on the links below to learn more about these and other free, safe and easy disposal and recycling options for your tricky waste items!
Electronic waste (E-waste) recycling
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.
Problem Waste Recycling Stations
Recycle your old mobile phones, tablets, ink cartridges and household batteries for FREE at Waverley Library and the Customer Service Centre.
Community sharps disposal
Find out about the safe disposal of community sharps like needles, syringes and lancets at participating chemists in Waverley Council area.
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.
Each year in Australia, around 1.25 million mattresses end up in landfill. Waverley Council offers free mattress recycling for our residents.
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.
Soft Plastics are a tricky waste item and cannot be accepted in Council’s kerbside recycling bins. However, as a clean stream and with different processing equipment, soft plastics CAN be recycled separately
You can recycle empty ink cartridges at our Customer Service Centre at 55 Spring St Bondi Junction, or at other participating retailers.
Phone 1300 733 712
Recycle Smart App
You can also find out the correct disposal method for hundreds of household items through the Recycle Smart App. The search feature makes recycling easy.
- Email us
- Call Customer Service at 9083 8000
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