Watch to find out more about presenting bins and clean ups properly.
*Disclaimer: Suez has been changed to Veolia in a business acquisition process, and all mentioned of Suez in this video is now Veolia.
Clean-up Services(Back to top)
The City of Parramatta currently provides a total of 4 kerbside bulky waste clean-ups per calendar year.
These must be pre-booked by residents. Clean-up material put out without any booking will be investigated as illegal dumping and you could be fined.
Booking a clean-up
Booking a clean-up is easy:
*Please note that waiting times to book the next available clean-up could take up to 4 weeks.
*Residents living in multi-unit dwellings and complexes must call Council’s contractor VEOLIA on 1300 580 811 to check eligibility for Clean Up.
Cancelling a clean-up
Remember that your clean-up material needs to be:
- Less than two cubic metres in volume
- Stacked neatly and does not obstruct the adjoining road or footpath
- Able to be safely lifted by two people
If your items are still in good condition, or are in need of repairs, please check out your local rehoming options to help to extend the life span of your items while reducing waste to landfill.
What can be picked up(Back to top)
You can put the following items out to be picked up:
|Item/material||Conditions of disposal|
|Whitegoods||Doors must be removed & fridges need to be de-gassed before they are placed out for collection. https://www.lookforthetick.com.au/|
|Old furniture and appliances e.g. lounges, drawers, chairs, bookshelves||
No longer than 2 metres in length
Must be able to be lifted by 2 people
|Mattresses and bed frames||No longer than 2 metres in length|
No longer than 1.5 metres in length and 8 centimetres in diameter
Must be bundled and tied
|Fence palings and timber||
Must be bundled and tiedNails removed or hammered flat
|Carpet and lino||
Must be rolled and tiedNails/tacks removed or facing inwards
|Bulk cardboard||Must be flattened (or can be placed in your yellow lid recycling bin)|
What cannot be picked up(Back to top)
You cannot put the following items out to be picked up:
|Item/material||How to dispose|
|Food scraps and household garbage||Place in red lid general waste bin|
|Hazardous or problem waste e.g. chemicals, paint, oil, gas bottles, medical waste, batteries, fluro tubes||See hazardous waste|
|Car parts, engines and tyres||Take to the nearest Waste and Recycling Centre, or call a scrap metal collector|
|Glass sheets e.g. mirrors, glass doors, tables, windows||Take to the nearest Waste and Recycling Centre, or hire a skip bin|
|Tree trunks and branches thicker than 8 centimetres in diameter||Compost at home, or take to the nearest Waste and Recycling Centre|
|Industrial, trade or building waste eg. Fibro, plaster board, insulation batts, dirt, sand, stones, bricks, concrete, roof tiles||Take to the nearest Waste and Recycling Centre, or hire a skip bin|
|e-waste e.g. computers, TVs and their accessories||See e-waste|
Waste and Recycling Centres(Back to top)
You can dispose of waste by dropping them off at one of the commercially operated Waste and Recycling Centres listed below. Alternatively, check for other locations and commercial operators by doing a web search. These facilities are not affiliated with Council, please contact them directly to find out their hours of operation, fees and acceptance criteria before attending.
|Waste and Recycling Centre Location||Operator||Contact Number||More Information|
|Old Hill Link, Homebush Bay||Cleanaway||8645 4304||More information|
|29 Powers Road, Seven Hills||VEOLIA||1300 651 116||More information|
|145 Wicks Road, North Ryde||Cleanaway||8645 4304||More information|