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A - Z of waste

The below A - Z of waste provides community members with a guide for disposing of their waste and recycling in the safest and most beneficial way.

  • Contact your local police station

See Disposing of Problem Waste for more information.

  • Drop off at a chemical clean-out event
  • Drop off at the local police station
  • Free to drop off at Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station
  • Free to  drop off at community recycling centres
  • Free on designated drop-off days
  • Free to drop off at the Council administration building
  • Free to drop off at Raymond Terrace and Tomaree libraries

See Disposing of Mattresses for more information.

  • Red bin
  • Residents wishing to recycle clean, white polystyrene can phone Hunter Pod Supplies (located at Thornton), on 4966 3959 to organise a drop off time. The polystyrene is recycled into "waffle pods" for the building industry.
  • Take to a community sharps bin

See Disposing of Medical Sharps for more information.

  • Kerbside clean up
  • Free to drop off at waste transfer stations
  • Free to drop off at community recycling centres
  • Free on designated drop-off days

See Disposing of Tyres for more information.