Waste and recycling

Bulk waste pickup

Central Coast residents can book up to six general or green waste bulk kerbside collections a year. See the collection guidelines to ensure prompt pick-up.

Disposing hazardous waste

Learn how to responsibly dispose of toxic and potentially harmful household items including chemicals, batteries, globes, medicines, needles and sharps.

Disposing commercial waste

Businesses proposing to discharge liquid trade waste into a Council sewer must obtain prior approval. Find information on fees and charges, exceptions and the application process.

Find a waste facility

Find information on hours of operation, fees, contact details and accepted materials for our three waste management facilities located at Jilliby, Woy Woy and Kincumber.

Household waste

Council provides general, recycling and garden waste services for residential properties via the red, green and yellow lidded bins. Report a missed waste service, learn what you can put in your kerbside bins and more.

Illegal dumping

Illegal dumping of waste is a significant problem socially, financially and environmentally. Your help in reporting it helps to ensure a safer and cleaner environment for all.

Other waste and recycling

Refuse, reduce, reuse, upcycle, recycle! Help protect the environment with our recycling tips and information on what to do with items such as e-waste and mattresses.
Last updated : Tue 31 Jul 2018