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Waste and Recycling

Waste Services

Shoalhaven City Council Waste Services unit provides a number of waste and recycling facilities and services to the region which focuses on reducing domestic waste to landfill, increasing the recycling rate and improving resource recovery.

These services include

  • Weekly domestic mixed waste and fortnightly recycling kerbside collections;
  • Centralised landfill operations at West Nowra - a well engineered landfill inclusive of gas extraction and leachate management;
  • 9 x satellite transfer facilities for self-haul waste and recyclables disposal;
  • Buy Back centres (or "tip shops") at selected locations, for further resource recovery
  • "On- request" pick-up service for disposal of bulky or garden waste;
  • Issuance of vouchers for domestic waste disposal to landfill; and
  • Various recycling and community based waste minimisation programs including the Home Sustainability Program of workshops and hosting the annual EPA funded Chemical Clean Out for householders.

Related information

There is also information related to your property such as:

Bulky waste pickups
How to arrange pickup of bulky waste from your property, such as mattresses, old furniture, building items, whitegoods, bikes, wood, toys, garden tools or any general household items

Garbage collection
Includes when your bin will be picked up, bin sizes, how to get your bin repaired 

Garden waste pickups
How to arrange pickup of domestic green waste from your property, such as small prunings, grass clippings etc 

Green Waste Processing
How your mulch is made including disclaimer

Green Bin FAQ's



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