Business Waste

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Businesses or commercial properties are NOT eligible for residential waste services.

However, Council provides a commercial waste service to ensure that all local businesses have access to a convenient and reliable garbage and recycling service.

Using Council's commercial waste service is optional; however, all businesses must have an appropriate service either from Council or private contractor.

Commercial Garbage Service

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Council provides a commercial garbage service that allows customers to choose a bin size that best suits their business or commercial property. Bin size options include:

240 litre, 360 litre, 660 litre garbage bins.

Below are the items accepted and not accepted in your Commercial Garbage Service.

Items you can include:

Items you cannot include:

  • Broken Glass & Ceramic
  • Dirty Nappies
  • Polystyrene foam, coffee cups & food waste
  • Animal Droppings
  • Soiled paper & waxed cardboard
  • Plastic bags, biscuit & chip packets
  • Hazardous materials (bricks, batteries, paint tins, oil containers, gas cylinders, asbestos)
  • Liquids (wastewater, oil, paint, cleaners, acids, chemicals)
  • Demolition, construction or renovation materials
  • Electrical appliances
  • Medical waste (needles or syringes)

Commercial Recycling Service

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Council provides a commercial commingled (mixed) recycling service that allows customers to choose a bin size that best suits their business or commercial property. Bin size options include a 240L or 360L recycling bin.

Items you can include:

Items you cannot include:

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Hard plastic bottles and containers marked with ♳
  • Paper, newspapers and magazines
  • Aluminium trays, steel and aerosol cans
  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Dirty or soiled items
  • Food waste
  • Plastic bags
  • Waxed paper or cardboard
  • Nappies
  • Ceramics, crockery or cookware
  • Hazardous waste (oil containers, batteries, gas cylinders)
  • Polystyrene foam (meat trays)

Request your Business or Commercial Waste Services

If you wish to take advantage of Council's Commercial Waste and Recycling service complete the Commercial Waste Services Form here:

form here

Submit the form to Council via email, letter or in person at our Oran Park office.

For more information regarding Council’s Commercial Waste and Recycling service, call Council's Customer Relations Team on (02) 4654 7777.

Other Waste Services

Bin Trim

The NSW EPA’s Bin Trim Program provides free advice and support to businesses (with up to 400 staff) to help them identify and implement ways of cutting waste and potentially making cost savings.

Roughly 70% of the things in a business’ garbage bin can be reused or recycled. From cardboard, paper, and plastic through to food waste – so much of this ends up in the garbage bin, when it could be avoided, reused or recycled.

Minimising the amount of waste sent to landfill is not just good for the planet; it is good for business, helping to attract more customers by showing an environmental awareness, increase staff morale, gain recognition for actions taken, and reduce impact on the environment.

Businesses can contact their local Bin Trim Assessor to book a free Bin Trim waste assessment and see what they could save! They may also assess if businesses are eligible for a rebate between $1,000 and $50,000 to help with buying recycling equipment (up to 50% capital cost).

Alternatively, businesses can use the free Bin Trim tool to get a profile of their waste.

For more information: Does your business make the cut?

The Recyculator

Use the NSW EPA's Recyculator to calculate and communicate the benefits of large-scale recycling for businesses. This interactive online tool helps businesses measure recycling's wider benefits: energy and water savings, fewer greenhouse gas emissions and less waste going to landfill.

Business Recycling

Need to find a recycling collection or service for your business? Search Australia's most comprehensive business recycling database, along with free resources like signage and waste reduction guides.

Recycling Equipment Catalogue

The Recycling Equipment Catalogue contains information to help guide your decision when choosing a piece of recycling equipment for your business.

Clean Up Australia for Businesses

Local businesses can participate in the Clean Up Australia Day initiative through Business Clean Up Day by running a Clean Up site or becoming a Business Supporter. Businesses can also organise Clean Ups on any day of the year. Visit Clean Up Australia for more information.

For more business-related information visit the Business page on Council’s website.

 

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