Business waste

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Business waste

Inner West Council – Ashfield

Inner West Council offers businesses located in the former Ashfield Council area a garbage and recycling collection service. 

To apply for a business waste service please fill out an application form for waste collection services (DOCX 743.7KB).

Garbage bins

Council can provide:

  • one or more 120L mobile bins or
  • one or more 240L mobile bins

Garbage bins can be emptied:

  • weekly on your collection day
  • twice a week on your collection day and choose your additional day on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday
  • or three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

What goes in my garbage bin? Find a list here

Recycling bin

Each business waste service includes a free 240L recycling bin. Recycling bins are emptied fortnightly on your collection day only.

What goes in my recycling bin? Find a list here

The following conditions apply for Council's business waste service:

  • No liquids or hot ashes are permitted in the bins
  • Bins must not exceed 70 kilograms in weight. As a general rule, a bin is too heavy if you cannot lift the front of the bin with one hand.
  • Bins should be left out after 6pm on the day prior to collection and returned to the property within 12 hours of being emptied.
  • Lids must be down on the bins.
  • All bins must be stored on the property when not out for collection.

For more information on Council's business waste service, please call the Customer Service Centre on 02 9392 5000 or email council@innerwest.nsw.gov.au.

For a list of services and recycling options, visit Planet Ark's recycling directory.

Leftover food donation

If you are in the hospitality sector, a food retailer or simply have large amounts of leftover food during your operation, consider donating your excess food to organisations such as Foodbank, OzHarvest and SecondBite. Visit Love Food Hate Waste to download the Food Donation Toolkit and find out the step by step guidelines to donate surplus food to charities.

To dispose of old computers, laptops and printers

If you need to dispose of these items and other electronic waste visit Planet Ark's business recycling directory.

Disposal of printer cartridges

To find locations where your printer cartridges can be dropped off for recycling or to arrange workplace collection visit cartridges4planetark.

Business waste

Inner West Council – Leichhardt

Inner West Council offers a competitively priced waste service for businesses located in the former Leichhardt Council area.

Business waste prices

Collect and empty

  • 55 litre garbage bin: $11.50 per bin
  • 120 litre wheelie bin: $16.00 per bin
  • 240 litre wheelie bin: $25.00 per bin

Business recycling

For a list of service providers for business recycling, visit Planet Ark's business recycling directory.

Leftover food donation

If you are in the hospitality sector, a food retailer or simply have large amounts of leftover food during your operation, consider donating your excess food to organisations such as weekend transfer station. To gain access to the transfer station, you'll need to provide your business card and/or business rates notice to the Transfer Station Supervisor on your first visit. Details of your business will be entered into a database so Council will have records of your business for subsequent visits. Visit the Foodbank, OzHarvest and SecondBite. Visit Love Food Hate Waste to download the Food Donation Toolkit and find out the step by step guidelines to donate surplus food to charities.

To dispose of old computers, laptops and printers

If you need to dispose of these items and other electronic waste visit Planet Ark's business recycling directory.

Disposal of printer cartridges

To find locations where your printer cartridges can be dropped off for recycling or to arrange workplace collection visit cartridges4planetark.

Business waste

Inner West Council – Marrickville

Inner West Council does not provide waste services for businesses in the former Marrickville Council area.

Businesses are required to hire a contractor to remove their waste and must ensure that all private bins are kept inside their property. We strongly encourage businesses to sort their waste and have recyclable materials collected separately.

For a list of services and recycling options, visit Planet Ark's recycling directory.

Leftover food donation

If you are in the hospitality sector, a food retailer or simply have large amounts of leftover food during your operation, consider donating your excess food to organisations such as Foodbank, OzHarvest and SecondBite. Visit Love Food Hate Waste to download the Food Donation Toolkit and find out the step by step guidelines to donate surplus food to charities.

To dispose of old computers, laptops and printers

If you need to dispose of these items and other electronic waste visit Planet Ark's business recycling directory.

Disposal of printer cartridges

To find locations where your printer cartridges can be dropped off for recycling or to arrange workplace collection visit cartridges4planetark.

 

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