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Green Waste Cleanup

Lithgow Council offers a scheduled Green Waste Cleanup service twice a year on nominated dates only.

How do I arrange a collection?

Please note, the service is only available to those residents who have a weekly garbage collection service.

To register phone Council on 6354 9999 or complete the form on this page by 12 noon on the THURSDAY before the collection date

On the SUNDAY NIGHT of the collection week, simply put your materials at the kerbside where you leave your mobile garbage bin.

Material left for collection will be removed on either the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday following the collection date.

Collection Dates for 2024

  • Monday 8 April 2024
  • Monday 11 November 2024

Guidelines for Collection of Green waste

Council will pick up:

  • Garden prunings…no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles. 
  • Weight limit of 16 kilograms for each bundle or box. 
  • Quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) for each collection

*Please note lawn clippings are no longer accepted in the green waste collection

Register for green waste collection

Residents are reminded that the form will close at 12.00 noon the THURSDAY before the scheduled collection date.

Please note: 

Bagged lawn clippings and leaves are no longer collected due to plastic contamination. These can be composted at home, placed in your waste bin or delivered to Lithgow Solid Waste Facility.

Green Waste Collection Request Form