Community Recycling Centres are NOW OPEN across the region

Waste Matters
Drop off your household problem waste

(NSW) Residents can drop off the following waste items for FREE at any of the region's Community Recycling Centres:

Only household quantities of the above materials will be accepted.  As a guide a maximum container of 20 litres or 20 kilograms for each of the wastes listed above.

Depending on which Community Recycling Centre you visit, other waste materials can also be dropped off for reuse, recycling or safe disposal.

Why use the Community Recycling Centres?

Most of the waste accepted at Community Recycling Centres can be reused or recycled. By sorting your waste and taking it to your local centre, you will:


• help improve resource recovery rates

• save water, energy and other valuable natural resources


For more information on what happens to the problem wastes dropped off at Community Recycling Centres click here.


Storing and transporting your wastes

Handle and transport your materials carefully and safely. Protect your vehicle by placing items on a protective sheet or tray in the boot to capture any leakages or breakages.



Watch the TV commercial

For more information contact your local council or visit


Take the Survey

This is a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the Waste Levy. Visit

Ballina Shire

Clarence Valley


Lismore City

Richmond Valley

Tweed Shire


Visit your local Council's website for more info on waste and recycling



Byron Shire