Household Waste collection services are continually changing and should be checked by you when looking for options.
Since early 2015 Council cleanup for us (Zone 9): is now "At Call" and requires you to contact Ryde council.
Ryde Council have information on Composting and worm farms: Subsidised Compost bins and Worm farms.
Ryde Council - Various other Recycling info .. including e-Waste: Various types of Waste and Recycling.
BATTERY RECYCLING - Don't ever put batteries in the normal waste bin. There are various options appearing so check the other links on this page. Most batteries can be dropped off for prooper processing at "Battery World" (289 Victoria Ave, Chatswood). Tell them you come from Frog Hollow and you might get a discount on purchases.