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Waste and Recycling

Discover your options to dispose of waste responsibly. Find a waste facility near you book a bulk waste pickup learn how to recycle and reuse to reduce landfill get rid of hazardous items and more.

Central Coast Resource Management Strategy 2020-2030

Council’s Resource Management Strategy 2020-2030 has been developed from extensive community feedback and reflects a modern community’s needs and aspirations for a sustainable circular economy. The vision guiding the Central Coast Resource Management Strategy is: Promote the Central Coast as a creative environment for developing a local circular economy that values the recovery of resources and advocates prevention of waste.

Find a Waste Facility

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

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.

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.

Book a Kerbside Collection

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.

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.

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