With tip fees ($330 per ton) affecting everyone now (not just commercial drop offs) its best to look into the next best alternative to dispose of the junk from your spring clean. Every council is different in which the conduct the council clean ups. Some are the old schedule system and others have adopted the booking system. Below we have outlined everything you need to know about council clean ups in your area.
Our free bulky goods clean up collections are your opportunity to free up space at home. Get rid of all sorts of bulky items you don’t need any more, or that you can’t recycle or reuse in any other way, including mattresses.
Scheduled CollectionsIf you live in the former Warringah Council area, Council collects bulky goods from your neighbourhood twice a year. We’ll notify you with a letterbox drop three weeks before the collection date. We don’t publish scheduled collection dates in advance in order to deter dumping.
Pre-booked CollectionsIf you live in the former Manly or Pittwater Council areas you can choose your collection date, subject to availability. Advance booking is essential and can be done on line for former Manly(Opens in a new window) or former Pittwater(Opens in a new window). If you have any issues please call Waste Services on 1300 434 434. We’ll send you an email confirmation and you can opt for an SMS reminder ahead of time in case you forget.
Scheduled Collections on Scotland Island and Western ForeshoreCouncil collects bulky goods from Scotland Island and the Western Foreshore twice a year. You can find out about upcoming collections on your waste calendar.
Please Remember When You Put Items Out
What We Can Collect
Please Don’t Put These Items Out
Use All the Recycling Resources Available to YouYou could reduce the items going to landfill by holding a garage sale before your collection. Or give items to a charity or a friend. Check out other ideas and resources on the Northern Beaches to help you recycle and reduce waste:
If You Need to Cancel Your Pre-booked Bulky Goods Clean-upIf you need to cancel, just call us on 1300 434 434 until the Sunday before your pre-booked collection day. If you’ve pre-booked a collection and forget to place your items out, it will still count as one of your two annual clean-ups.