Council Recycling Programs

Plastic Bags

Since soft plastics don't go in recycling - you can now take those bread bags, biscuit packets, rice and pasta bags, newspaper wrap and plastic shopping bags to participating Coles and Woolworths, stores, check here

Or bring your plastic wrappers, packets and bags into the Customer Service Foyer at North Sydney Council Chambers or to the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in Waverton and place them in our RED Group REDcycle bins


You can recycle batteries also at Council, Coal Loader, Stanton Library, and the CRC

  • AA, AAA, C, DD and 9v smoke alarm batteries
  • laptop, mobile phone, camera batteries
  • cordless phone and rechargeable batteries
  • UPS, VRLA, and SLA batteries.


Can be recycled at the Coal Loader where there is a collection bin.


Recycle your flourescent tubes or compact flourescent lightbulbs at the Coal Loader, and the CRC

Mobile Phones

Recycle your old mobile phones, including battery and chargers at our Customer Service, Coal Loader, and the CRC

Toner cartridges

All inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges and toner bottles from participating brands can be placed in the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' box at the Coal Loader. Go to for more information.

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