Community Recycling Drop Off Events

If you have unwanted items in a usable condition; consider selling, giving away or donating them. If items are no longer usable, we offer 22 events throughout the year for all Bayside residents to drop off items for recycling.

Community Drop Off Events 2019

In 2019, Council is expanding the 22 Annual Community Recycling Drop Off Events to include further recyclable items that are separated and collected by appropriate recyclers. 

Please make sure to provide evidence that you live within Bayside Council. There is a limit of 3 cubic metres or a box trailer equivalent per resident for each event.




tick E-waste: any battery operated and electronic items (anything with a power cable).
tick Metal: items from households that cannot be reused.
tick Mattresses: limit of 2 mattresses or mattress base per residence.
tick Green waste: branches must be bundled and tied, no thicker than 30cm and no longer than 1.2m.
tick Ink and toner cartridges.
tick X-ray film.


tick Car tyres: limit of 2 tyres per residence. 
tick LPG gas bottles: limit of 2 empty bottles.
tick Large cardboard boxes (no sticky tape/stickers).
tick Clothing: to donate or recycle.
tick Empty paint tins.

ewaste and clothing



cross BBQs.
cross Smoke detectors.
cross Fluorescent tubes or broken
cross cathode ray tubes.
cross X-ray machines.
cross Chemical and hazardous waste including paint.
cross Oils and fuel.
cross General rubbish.

Recycling Calendar

Please refer to your 2019 Recycling Calendar for dates, our online calendar or the Bayside Waste Services App.

Recycling Calendar

Mobile Waste Services App

We have launched a Waste Services mobile app that provides all this information and more, in real time.

Downlaod the app on Google Play Available on the App Store Microsoft Store

drop off app

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email