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Waste facilities in Port Stephens

There are two waste facilities in Port Stephens that accept most types of waste that cannot be placed in red or yellow bins.

Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station

4 Tarrant Rd Salamander Bay
Phone: 02 4988 0690

Monday - Friday7.15am to 3.30pm
Sunday8am to 2pm
Public holidaysClosed

All vehicles will be weighted on their way in and out of the transfer station. You will pay by weight and there will be a minimum fee for all vehicles.

The following waste is accepted:

  • domestic waste
  • bulky waste
  • green waste
  • household recycling
  • metals
  • paint
  • car batteries
  • motor oil
  • tyres
  • construction and demolition waste
  • chemicals
  • old furniture
  • broken appliances

We encourage you to take working furniture and appliances to a second-hand shop for it to be reused.

The following waste is not accepted:

  • asbestos
  • ammunition

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 SUEZ

Monday to Friday6am to 4.30pm
Saturday8am to 3.30pm

All vehicles are weighed in and out to calculate the net weight disposed. Weight is rounded to the nearest 20kg.

See SUEZ for further information.

Community Recycling Centres

These items can be dropped off for free at Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station, Community Recycling Centre or at a Chemical Clean Out.

Find out where your nearest Community Recycling Centre is below and what items are accepted.

Additional information:

  • If you regularly have excess waste you may like to commence an additional service. Contact us to find out more.
  • The Financial Assistance Program allows charitable, not for profit and benevolent organisations to dispose of waste at no cost to the organisation. Download the Financial Assistance Application available on our A-Z forms page to apply.

Contact our Waste Team

As per license requirements, any complaints related to the operation of Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station License No. 13267 can be made via Council's complaint line 02 4988 0255.