Mobile Community Recycling Service

Find out how to dispose of hazardous waste properly - including paint, chemicals, e-waste, mobile phones, batteries and more.

Dealing with hazardous and problem waste

The Mobile Community Recycling Service is run by Cumberland City Council in collaboration with the Environment Protection Authority (EPA).

Book a pick up online, or call Cumberland City Council on 8757 9000.

This service collects:

  • Motor oils and cooking oils
  • Large batteries, such as car and motorbike
  • Household batteries
  • Paint
  • Mobile phones
  • BBQ gas bottles and fire extinguishers
  • Fluoro light globes and tubes
  • Smoke detectors
  • Electronic waste, known as E-waste, such as computers, TVs, DVD players, microwaves
  • No asbestos (in any form) will be collected with this service. For advice on asbestos, contact Council on 8757 9000.

Things you need to know

  • Please keep e-waste items to a maximum of 5 items per pick up.
  • All together, the items must NOT exceed 45kg.
  • Delete all personal information from any computers, laptops, tablets or phones.
  • E-waste items that can NOT be collected include:
    • Rear projection TV’s
    • Large white goods – fridges, washing machines, dryers and freezers
    • CDs, DVDs and video cassettes
  • No asbestos is allowed. For more details about how to dispose of Asbestos properly, visit Asbestos Answers.

Disposing of syringes and other 'sharps'

Council also runs a Community Sharps programs with local chemists. For participating chemists and other places you can safely dispose of your used syringes and other sharps, please see the drop down list below. 

Chemists and organisations that take used sharps

  • Cincotta Chemist: 185 Merrylands Road, MERRYLANDS
  • Westmead Pharmacy: Shop 16 74 Hawkesbury Road, WESTMEAD
  • The Arcade Pharmacy: 27 Dunmore Street, WENTWORTHVILLE
  • Chemsave Pharmacy: 42 Dunmore Street, WENTWORTHVILLE
  • Chemsave Day & Night Pharmacy: 118 Station Street, WENTWORTHVILLE
  • Discount Drug Store: 13 Aurelia Street, TOONGABBIE
  • Terry White Chemist Merrylands: McFarlane Street, MERRYLANDS
  • West End Pharmacy: 225A Fowler Road, GUILDFORD WEST
  • Chemist King Greystanes: Shop 20A, 665-669 Merrylands Road, GREYSTANES
  • John's Pharmacy PC: 333 Guildford Road, GUILDFORD
  • Excel Pharmacy PC: 178 Excelsior Street, GUILDFORD
  • Cumberland Council Fixed Bin - Granville: Corner South Street and Mary Street, GRANVILLE
  • Pendle Hill Medi Advice: 136 Pendle Way, PENDLE HILL

Find out more

For more information about Council Waste Collection services phone 8757 9000 or read about Council's Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 2018 to 2023

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