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Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of questions that Hurstville City Council is frequently asked by the community. Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions are provided below:

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How do I obtain additional residential bins for my recyclable, non-recyclable and green waste?

If you require an additional bin you should submit a bin request form to council via email at hccmail@hurstville.nsw.gov.au or send to: PO Box 205, Hurstville, BC NSW 1481 Continue to read...

Where is the closest rubbish tip to Hurstville City?

The closest waste management centre to Hurstville City is Rockdale Transfer Station in Lindsay Street, Rockdale. Another centre residents can use is the Lucas Heights Waste Management Centre on New Illawarra Rd, Lucas Heights. Continue to read...

What do I do if my bin is stolen or damaged?

Please phone Hurstville Council's Waste Hotline on 1800 079 390 to report your missing or damaged bin and organise for delivery of a replacement.  Continue to read...

Are people allowed to dump rubbish, in a public park or reserve?

It is illegal to dump residential or industrial waste of any kind in a community reserve or park. Continue to read...

What can I do about blocked public drain?

Report a blocked drain by contacting Council's Customer Service Centre via email at hccmail@hurstville.nsw.gov.au or phoning 9330 6222.  Continue to read...

Can someone from Council come and clean up the litter in my street?

A Council street sweeper is available to clean up litter in your street. To report a littered street, contact Council's Customer Service Centre via email at hccmail@hurstville.nsw.gov.au or phone 9330 6222.  Continue to read...

How can I get rid of household chemicals and paints lying around my home?

The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change operates free chemical drop-off centres at various locations throughout the year. For more information, visit Council's page on Chemical Clean Out or http://www.cleanout.com.au/ or phone 131 555.  Continue to read...

I have just built a new house, dual occupancy, villas, townhouses, units, a shop or a commercial development - how do I get new bins?

The owner of the property requiring bins should submit a bin request form to council via email at hccmail@hurstville.nsw.gov.au or post to PO Box 205, Hurstville, BC NSW 1481. Continue to read...

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