Recycling

Burwood Council encourages residents to recycle right and provides kerbside mixed recycling (paper, plastics, glass and metal). We offer free recycling signs for shared bin rooms in apartment blocks and can provide recycling flyers in a range of languages to help residents recycle right. Please phone Burwood Council's Environment and Health Team on 9911 9911 to request signage or flyers for your apartment block. 

Burwood Council also provides mobile phone and battery drop-off boxes and e-waste drop-off days.

We also encourage residents to use the Fridge Buy Back program and the regular e-waste drop-off days at the Council Depot.

See the links below to find out more about recycling.

 

What can I recycle?

As part of the residential waste service, Burwood Council provides residents with a 240L yellow-lidded recycle bin, collected fortnightly for common recyclable items.

Second Hand Saturday

Area 4 - Saturday 4 August Garage Sales  Croydon Park73 Mitchell St Books, toys, ski gear, shoes, clothingEnfield2 Carlyle St Household goods, kitchenware and appliances, clothes and shoes, bric-a-brac, chairs, stools, wheelchair, white leather lounge, glass TV satnd and much more40 Beaumaris StNew cosmetics, model cars, household items, clothing, books, bric-a-brac, technology, toys, homewares17 Hunt St Furniture( chairs, tables, beds, wardrobes, dressing table, dresser, lounge chairs, phone table, lamps) kitchen appliances, crockery and garden tools.

National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme

Electronic waste (e-waste) is growing three times faster than any other type of waste in Australia.

Recycle Your Old Mobile Phone

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Fridge Buy Back Scheme

Fridge Buyback Program   Getting rid of your spare old fridge or upright freezer is one of the easiest steps you can take to cut your power bills.

Waste Education and Fact Sheets

Burwood Council strives to increase community awareness of waste minimisation practices.