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Buying Second Hand

second hand

Why buy second hand? Buying pre-loved items saves you money, helps charities and keeps items from landfill, saving precious natural resources.

Buying online

You could consider buying second hand items at:


A guide to local charity stores in Hornsby

Fusion OpShop
http://sydneynorth.fusion.org.au/opshop/
1 Jersey Street, Hornsby
Phone 9477 5669

Lifeline Asquith
https://lifelineh2h.org.au/about-our-shops/
375 Pacific Highway, Asquith
Phone 9476 5876

Lifeline Hornsby Pop-up Bookshop
https://lifelineh2h.org.au/about-our-shops/
20 George Street, Hornsby

Lifeline Pennant Hills
https://lifelineh2h.org.au/about-our-shops/
3 Hillcrest Road, Pennant Hills
Phone 9446 4341

Lifeline Waitara
https://lifelineh2h.org.au/about-our-shops/
63 Edgeworth David Avenue, Waitara
Phone 9489 2757

Salvation Army
https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/hornsbygateway/red-shield-family-store/
29-31 Burdett Street, Hornsby
Phone 9476 1508

St Vincent de Paul Society
https://www.vinnies.org.au/shops
41 Jersey Street, Hornsby
Phone 9477 5022

A look at what's in store at Lifeline Waitara

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.

Waste Hotline

Phone: 9847 4856
Visit: hornsby.nsw.gov.au/waste

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Waste & Recycling Enquiries
Please call the Waste Hotline on
9847 4856
Monday – Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Find your bin collection dates
Waste Fees and Charges
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Frequently Asked Questions

New Polystyrene Collection

You can now drop off Polystyrene at Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre.

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Waste Matters

View the Waste Strategy

Waste and Recycling Videos

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Get some tips and advice on what you can do to recycle right.

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