Each property paying residential rates is provided with one 240 litre, green-lidded recycle bin that is emptied fortnightly on the same day as the garbage collection. Garden organics collected from the City Of Ryde is turned into high quality mulch.
Before using your garden organics bin, have you considered using Councils free Chipping and Mulching Service or perhaps composting your garden organics? Not only will this free up space in your green bin but will give you great mulch and fertiliser to use on your own garden.
Extra garden organics bins are available at an additional charge. Please see the Residential Bins section for more information.
- garden organics are turned into high quality mulch
Accepted material for your green lidded waste bin:
- lawn clippings
- bark and leaves
- prunings and branches up to 75mm in diameter and 75cm in length.
Items which may NOT to be placed in your green lidded waste bin:
- palm fronds
- plastic seedling trays and flower pots
- food waste
- general household waste.
Did you know?
Green Waste Bins
Did you know that you can get an additional green waste bin for less than $1 per week?
For more information, call Customer Service on 9952 8222.
Chipping and Mulching service
If your greenwaste is compliant with requirements, you can take advantage of the free chipping and mulching service offered to residents of the City of Ryde.
For more information go to the Chipping and Mulching page.