Additional Waste and Recycling Services
Recycle Near You
Visit recyclingnearyou.com.au to find recycling options for a wide variety of household items including light globes, batteries, oil, construction and demolition waste, mobile phones, printer cartridges and more.
National Television and Computer Recycling Drop Off
Council can offer residents a free local recycling drop-off centre for old televisions, computers and computer accessories in Mortdale. Visit National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme for dates, locations times and acceptable items.
Household Chemical Clean Out
Residents in the former Kogarah City Council LGA can drop off for FREE their old and expired paint tins, household chemicals, fluorescent light globes and tubes at the next Chemical Clean Out event. These events are organised through the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and are funded through the NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative. To find out when the next event is on call the Environment Line on 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au.
Fluorescent Tubes, Lamps and Globe Recycling
Australia disposes of approximately 50 to 60 million fluorescent tubes and lamps every year, resulting in large amounts of mercury being sent to our landfills. Find out the facts about fluorescent tubes, lamps and globe recycling here.
Council provides for the recycling of mobile phones through the Mobile Muster mobile phone recycling scheme. Local mobile muster drop-off locations are:
- Kogarah Library and Culture Centre (foyer): Kogarah Town Square Belgrave Street, Kogarah
- Georges River Council Kogarah Service Centre: 2 Belgrave Street, Kogarah
For other Mobile Muster locations, or further information, please visit the Mobile Muster website at www.mobilemuster.com.au.
Fridge Buyback is a residential energy savings program that actually pays you to help save the environment and reduce your power bills by up to $300 a year simply by giving up your second fridge or upright freezer. If you have a working second fridge or upright freezer that has been in regular use and is 200L or more in size, you are eligible to participate in the program. Better still, you may be eligible for a $25 rebate. Call 1800 708 401 or visit www.fridgebuyback.com.au.