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Garden organics pick up

Council’s on-call pick up service can be used to dispose of your excess garden waste.

The service is offered for residents across the Shoalhaven.

 A valid no-charge tipping vouchers are accepted as payment of this service at pick up.

Payment must be made at the time of booking or collection.

Types of garden waste collected and presentation:

  • Grass clippings and leaves – bagged or boxed
  • can weigh up to 16kg per bag/box
  • Small prunings – tied in bundles,
  • up to 1m in length and 40cm in diameter
  • can weigh up to 16kg
Leave your garden waste for collection just inside your fence or property boundary.

Steps to arranging your pick up;

1.   Contact or visit the Council Administration offices in Nowra or Ulladulla.

By phone – (02) 4429 5681 or fill in a collection form at the front counter of the Council office in Nowra or Ulladulla Also check with the Council about the types of items that can be put out for collection.

2.   Where to leave the material for pickup:

Leave your garden or green waste for collection just outside the fence or boundary but not on the footpath or too close to the road in front of your property. Placing the material on the grass verge too close to the road may mean other residents will add to it and the pile will grow.

Paying for your organics waste service

The service costs $25 per 1 cubic metre (the equivalent of a level 6x4 trailer load) payment options include:

Credit card directly at the time of booking (02) 4429 5681

Valid no-charge tipping voucher, presented at the time of collection.

Cash or Cheque pre-payment at Council Offices at Nowra or Ulladulla.

Check with the Council at the time of booking the service about the methods of payment


More information

*A service is the equivalent of a 6x4 trailer load - conditions apply. See brochure for details. Green & Bulky Collection Service PDF(442KB)

** The no charge tipping vouchers are issue with your rates. Rate payers receive two vouchers per annum. The vouchers are only valid from1 August until 31 July (financial year). Domestic Waste Tipping Voucher Example PDF(5322KB)

Telephone the Council Waste Hotline on (02) 4429 3374 if you have any questions about this service or the use of no- charge tipping vouchers

Brochures