Waste services for businesses

Waste minimisation - reduce, reuse, recycle

Would you like to reduce your waste in 2019? Council’s Waste Management team can assist your business in reducing waste going to landfill.

Council's commercial waste services provide:

  • locally-based, customer-focused service
  • daily, weekly or fortnightly service
  • waste and recycling education workshops for your staff
  • recycling bins available for paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, aluminium and steel cans
  • bins supplied by Council at no additional cost
  • no complicated long term contracts or hidden charges

General waste and recycling bin options

General waste

  • Wheelie bins - 140 litres and 240 litres
  • Bulk bins - 660 litres / 1100 litres/ 1500 litres

Recycling - Cardboard and paper

  • Wheelie bin – 240 litres
  • Bulk bins - 660 litres /1100 litres/ 1500 litres

Recycling - Co-mingled (disposable plastic bottles, glass, aluminium and steel cans, cardboard packaging and paper)

  • Wheelie bin – 240 litres
  • Bulk bins – 660 litres/ 1100 litres/ 1500 litres

Green waste

  • Wheelie bin – 240 litres (fortnightly only)

Hazardous Waste

Liquid waste or hazardous material such as medical waste is not accepted. Council can provide advice on safe and legal disposal options.


Costs vary depending on the requirements of individual businesses. Fees are charged directly to the business owner on a monthly basis.

Further information

For more information please contact Council's Waste Management Team on 9847 4856 or email waste@hornsby.nsw.gov.au