There are 2 free household junk collection each year provided by the Sutherland Shire Council. This must be booked by the residents either online or by contacting the council directly via the telephone. The bookings for the council pick up must be completed by an entitled resident in the Sutherland Shire Council as it is not offered in most areas of the Shire.
All household junk and waste collected by the Sutherland Shire Council is taken to a landfill to be disposed of. It is best to avoid using the landfill because of its negative impacts on the environment. If your items are still in good working conditions then you should consider donating it to a charity such as the St Vincent de Paul Society, The Salvation Army or the Australian Red Cross.
If they are can be recycled then taking it to your nearest recycling centre will help minimise the amount of waste that ends up in the landfill. Household items such as plastic and mobile phones can be disposed of and recycled.
How early can you book Sutherland Shire Council rubbish pick up?
The Sutherland Shire Council has recommended residents to book for a rubbish collection 8 weeks in advance to avoid any disappointments. The timetable available for household junk pick up is usually busy and fills up quickly so you must act fast.
There are some rules and conditions that must be compiled to when using the council rubbish pick up service. Following these rules will allow you to successfully dispose of your junk with the council-free service.
How to prepare for Sutherland Shire Council clean-up service
When preparing for the Sutherland Shire Council to pick up your unwanted household items, you should ensure that the following criteria are met:
1) Your junk must be placed on the kerbside the night before collection
2) The pile of rubbish is not obstructing any path and is neat
3) The doors are removed from unwanted white goods
4) The household items are accepted by the Sutherland Shire Council (see below)
5) Can be lifted by a team of two people
Items accepted by Sutherland Shire Council
The household junk that you are planning to throw out must fall under one of the following categories:
- Furniture and appliances
- Bundled and tied green waste
- White goods
Items not accepted by Sutherland Shire Council
The Sutherland Shire Council does not accept the following items due to a number of reasons. They can be properly disposed of by another method such as a Community Recycling Centre or drop off events which accept the unwanted waste. These items are:
- Hazardous waste
- Electronic waste
- Building or commercial waste
- Sharp objects
- Bulky garden waste
- Car parts
- General waste that fits in your wheelie bins
Which suburbs does the Sutherland Shire Council cover?
The Sutherland Shire Council covers 42 suburbs and an area of approximately 370 kilometres squared with a population of over 218,000 (2016 census).
- Alfords Point
- Barden Ridge
- Bonnet Bay
- Caringbah South
- Dolans Bay
- Grays Point
- Greenhills Beach
- Gymea Bay
- Kangaroo Point
- Lilli Pilli
- Lucas Heights
- Oyster Bay
- Port Hacking
- Sandy Point
- Sylvania Waters
- Taren Point
- Woronora Heights
- Yowie Bay
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