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Waste Collection Service


Council provides residential kerbside recycling and waste collection.

Residential households are provided with 1x 80L red general waste bin, 1x 120L yellow plastics recycling bin, 1x 120L blue paper and cardboard recycling bin and 1x 240L green vegetation bin.

A block of apartments is entitled to 1x 240L red general waste bin per three units, along with 1x 240L blue and 1x 240 yellow recycling bin per ten units.

Each household is also entitled to four free council clean-up collection services per year for bulky household items.

Customers can report a missed waste/recycling collection online or call the Waste Solutions Hotline on 1300 655 006.

For missing or damaged bins please contact the Waste Solutions Hotline on 1300 655 006.

To book a Household Clean-Up Collection, please call 1300 655 006 or follow the link below:

Council Clean Up Collection

Household Clean-Ups get sent to landfill. Try to rehome your unwanted items through free services such as gumtree or local charities. Some of your items may be eligible for free collection and rehoming through The Bower.

To download a poster of what can go in each waste stream, click the link below.

Description of Waste Streams

For new premises requesting a new waste collection service, please complete the form below:

Application Form for New Waste Bin Service - New Premises 

For existing residents who would like to request additional waste bin services, including larger or additional bins, please complete the form below:

Application Form for Additional Waste Service

To pay for an additional household clean-up (after exceeding the four free collection services), please complete the form below:

Application Form for Additional Clean Up Collection

To hire a waste bin for a special event, please complete the form below:

Application Form for Waste Bin Hire for Special Events

Enquiries about Council's services can be made to our  Waste Solutions Hotline on 1300 655 006.

All application forms must be accompanied by a Credit Card Authorisation Form. Please download the form below to attach to your application.

Credit Card Authorisation Form

Please note:

  • Please do not report missed services until after 3:00pm on the day of scheduled collection

  • Plastic bags placed outside bins will not be collected

  • Building materials will not be accepted in general waste bins

  • No bin will be collected if the lid is not closed. This refers to red, yellow, blue and green lidded bins

Common Questions:

 For information about noise generated from waste collection, visit the Noise section of Council's website.

​Expire​d Flare Collection Program 

Roads and Maritime Services' expired marine flare collection program commences on 20 November 2020 and runs to 18 April 2021.

Find a collection point near you to safely dispose of your expired flares.

Most flares have a use-by date of three years and they must be replaced before this time. Flares contain explosive matter which makes safe and legal disposal difficult. This collection program provides the boating community with an opportunity to safely dispose of their out of date fares.

The closest collection point to Lane Cove Council is the Trunks Park Boat Ramp, Cammeray, with collections taking place on the following dates:

  • Monday, 30 November 2020, 15:30-17:30
  • Sunday, 17 January 2021, 15:30-17:30
  • Sunday, 18 April 2021, 15:30-17:30

For more information on the schedule and other collection locations across NSW visit the RMS website​ or call 
13 12 36.​