Waste and recycling
A to Z of waste
The A to Z of waste is a guide for disposing of waste and recycling in the safest and best way.
Let’s go green! Port Stephens is moving to a greener future with the introduction of our new fortnightly garden organics waste collection service.
Household rubbish and recycling
Find out more about the ways to dispose of household waste safely and in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
Illegal dumping is unlawfully depositing waste larger than litter onto land that isn't theirs. This includes waste that is disposed of on private land that has no licence or approval.
We offer an on call kerbside collection service for residents to place unwanted bulky items and green waste on the kerb for collection.
Port Stephens Council's Waste Management Strategy 2021-2031 was developed to address these challenges and provide localised strategic guidance for Council.