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Port Stephens Council

Waste Disposal Locations and Waste Charges

Information on the location of Waste Transfer Stations, operating hours and waste fees

You can drop-off your excess waste at Council's waste transfer station or the privately owned waste facility at Newline Road, Raymond Terrace.

These facilities also accept most types of waste that should not be placed in your garbage or recycling bins.


Council's Waste Transfer Station:Cover your load

Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station
4 Tarrant Road, Salamander Bay Ph: 02 4982 7514

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday - 7:00am to 3:30pm
  • Sunday - 8:00am to 2:00pm
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Closed Public Holidays (open New Years Day & Easter Monday)


From April 2012 all vehicles entering the site will be weighed in and out and will pay by weight and there is a minimum fee for all vehicles

From 1 July 2014 mulch will no longer be available from this site. Changes to NSW EPA regulations requires specific processing of green waste/mulch before use which Council is unable to carry out on site. For this reason all green waste will be removed to an external licensed facility for treatment.

Lemon Tree Passage Waste Transfer Station ceased operating on 30th September 2009.

The following waste is accepted at Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station:

. Domestic Waste
. Bulky Waste
. Green Waste including tree stumps & root balls
. Household recycling
. Metals
. Car Batteries
. Motor oil
. Tyres


Construction & demolition waste
. Chemicals

The following waste is NOT accepted at Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station:


. Ammunition

See below to download a copy of the fees and charges for Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station.

Bedminster Composting Plant / Newline Road Waste Facility

Newline Road, Raymond Terrace Ph: 02 4983 4100

The Newline Road Waste and Composting Facility is a commercially operated waste site. It is managed by SITA Australia

Opening hours

  • Mon to Fri 6am - 4.30pm
  • Sat 8am - 3.30pm
  • Sunday CLOSED

Contact the weighbridge operator for details of what waste is received and for public holiday operating hours.

Extra Household Waste Services

If you regularly have excess waste you may like to commence an additional service. Contact our Customer Service on 49800255 for enquiries.

Contact Details

As per license requirements any complaints pertaining to the operation of Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station License No. 13267 can be made via Council's complaint line (02) 4980 0255

  • Waste Team
  • : 02 4980 0134
  • : 02 4983 1296
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