Buying Second Hand
Why buy second hand? Buying pre-loved items saves you money, helps charities and keeps items from landfill, saving precious natural resources.
You could consider buying second hand items at:
- Freecycle (there are approximately 5000 people in the Hornsby group)
A guide to local charity stores in Hornsby
1 Jersey Street, Hornsby
Phone 9477 5669
375 Pacific Highway, Asquith
Phone 9476 5876
Lifeline Hornsby Pop-up Bookshop
20 George Street, Hornsby
Lifeline Pennant Hills
3 Hillcrest Road, Pennant Hills
Phone 9446 4341
63 Edgeworth David Avenue, Waitara
Phone 9489 2757
29-31 Burdett Street, Hornsby
Phone 9476 1508
St Vincent de Paul Society
41 Jersey Street, Hornsby
Phone 9477 5022
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Facility Updates
29 January 2021 – It is now mandatory to sign in on the NSW Government COVID Safe QR Code app each time you visit our facilities.
In accordance with NSW Health’s Public Health Orders, as of midnight Friday 29 January 2021, face masks are strongly recommended for patrons attending Council's libraries and the Customer Service desks at Council Chambers and the Waste Management facility in Thornleigh. If you do not have a face mask, our friendly team will supply you with one free of charge. Patrons attending Hornsby Shire Aquatic & Leisure Centres and the Thornleigh Brickpit are not required to wear a mask. Further information is available on the NSW Health website here.
Council’s Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre (CRC) is open, under appropriate COVID-19 Controls.
The Waste Customer Service Counter is also open to the public, from 8.30am-4pm.
Public enquiries can be directed to Council’s Waste Hotline as normal.
Phone: 9847 4856
New Polystyrene Collection
You can now drop off Polystyrene at Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre.
Waste and Recycling Videos
Get some tips and advice on what you can do to recycle right.