Garbage bin

Find your fortnightly collection day by visiting my.lakemac.com.au. Your garbage bin is collected fortnightly and the material is buried in landfill.


What can and can't be recycled, how to upsize your recycling bin and what to do if your bin gets damaged.

Green bin

Your green bin is collected weekly and is taken to the Lake Macquarie Organics Resource Recovery Facility and processed into Australian Standard compost. It will be used on gardens, parks and in agriculture.

Community Recycling Centre

Dispose of household chemicals such as paint, oil, car batteries and more free of charge.

Bulk waste pick up

Council provides a bulk waste collection service for all households twice a year.