Every rateable commercial property in Lake Macquarie City pays a minimum of one Commercial Waste Management Charge. This entitles your property to the standard commercial waste collection services, being one 240 litre garbage bin collected weekly.

In addition to this, Council offers businesses flexibility to tailor waste services to best suit their business needs.

We offer a range of bin sizes across the following three waste services:

From 30 July, commercial properties will also be able to have a weekly green waste service for food and garden waste. Please note, garbage bins for commercial properties will continue to be collected weekly.

Fees are charged for these additional services.

To order a new commercial waste service for 2018-19, see the application for additional commercial waste services form or call our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333.

Promotion of your business in the Recycling Directory

In the interest of reducing waste going to landfill, commercial recycling services available to the public are promoted in the Lake Macquarie Recycling Directory.

If you are a business that would like to be listed in the directory, contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333 or email

Page last updated: 15 June 2018