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Recycled batteries, phones, toys and plant pots? Where to recycle pretty much anything on the Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches Council has launched the Reuse and Recycling Map – a handy list of locations you can drop off your unwanted goods.

The following are just some of the things you can drop off at the many venues listed:

  • batteries, computers and other e-waste
  • toys, bikes and sports equipment (even shoes)
  • phones, toner and print cartridges
  • towels and blankets, toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes
  • plastic plant pots.


For more information visit the Reuse and Recycling Map for your nearest drop off point.

Northern Beaches Mayor Michael Regan said this is a great initiative but there was still plenty of room for the list to grow. “If you’re a resident, business, charity or group that accepts free drop-offs of materials for reuse, resale or recycling you can apply to be added to our map,” Mayor Regan said.

“Northern Beaches residents are a very environmentally conscious lot, so this is just another way to ensure unwanted household goods find another home, are up-cycled or recycled which otherwise would be destined for landfill.

“Everyone has things they no longer need stashed in the cupboard, garage or the shed so the Reuse and Recycle Map is a one-stop shop which lists everything from clothing bins to op shops and recycling venues.”

Love reducing waste? Check out this article about toy recycling, or join the local Northern Beaches War on Waste Facebook group.

You can also catch Manly Observer hosting two meet the candidates evenings this week – on Thursday 18 November 2021 and Friday 19 November 2021 –  where the questions focus entirely on environmental policy.

Tickets for those in the MANLY ward: Thurs 18th Nov www.bit.ly/2022manly

CURL CURL: Fri 19th Nov www.bit.ly/2022curly

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