Environment and resources
Waste and recycling
Take care of your environment for future generations by following this easy guide to recycling in your home.
The effects of littering on our environment and what you can do to help prevent it.
The Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water NSW partners with industry sectors to assist them in integrating environmental sustainability into their daily business operations, to help them reduce energy usage, prepare for increases in electricity costs and do their bit for the environment.
Learn about the impact of landfills, recycling, hazardous waste, organic waste, litter and find out how we manage waste.
If you are the occupier of a licensed waste facility required to pay for waste contribution, you can report your waste online.
Legal requirements for managing asbestos waste and disposing of it.
General information on what to do with different types of waste.
Achieving a reduction in waste generation, and turning waste into recoverable resources is a priority for NSW.