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Problem waste drop off days 2023


Free drop off days for 2023:

Saturday 4 February – Tyres and mattresses:
  • Raymond Terrace – 8am to 12pm
Saturday 1 April – Tyres and mattresses:
  • Salamander Bay – 8am to 12pm
Saturday 22 July – Chemical clean out:
  • Raymond Terrace – 9am to 3:30pm
Saturday 19 August – Tyres, mattresses, e-waste and scrap metal:
  • Lemon Tree Passage – 8am to 12pm
Saturday 28 October – Tyres and mattresses:
  • Raymond Terrace – 8am to 12pm
Saturday 18 November – Tyres and mattresses:
  • Salamander Bay – 8am to 12pm
Drop off locations:
  • Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station and Community Recycling Centre, 4 Tarrant Road, Salamander Bay
  • Council Admin Building car park, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace (entry only via Adelaide street)
  • Lemon Tree Passage Waste Depot, 1261 Lemon Tree Passage Road, Lemon Tree Passage
  • For residents and rate payers of Port Stephens only
  • Commercial operators are unable to use the services for their business waste
  • Residents must comply with all instructions from the site operator
  • Council has the right to decline/accept items or excess quantities
  • 4 mattresses and/or 4 tyres per vehicle including tyres on rims
  • Car and 4WD tyres only
  • Tyres must be clean free of soil or other contaminates
  • No whitegoods are accepted at E-waste drop off at Raymond Terrace
  • X-rays are now accepted at e-waste drop off days
  • X-rays are no longer accepted at Council Administration Building at Raymond Terrace
  • For Chemical Cleanout drop off events household quantities accepted up to a maximum of 20 litres or 20 kilograms of a single item for more detailed list please check EPA's website here.