Inverell Shire Council is committed to helping residents increase recycling rates and ensuring problem waste does not contaminate the environment. Council provides fortnightly kerbside recycling collection to more than 85 per cent of households in the Shire, recycling bins are located in all public parks and recycling crates are provided at rural landfills and Waste Transfer Stations.
All recycling is processed at the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Burtenshaw Road, Inverell and Northaven employees are responsible for the sorting and resale of recovered materials.
Council’s Recycling Ready Reckoner provides a quick reference tool for recycling in Inverell Shire.
On this page:
- Recycling Bin Pick Up Days
- Update to a 360 Recycle Bin
- Community Recycling Centre
- Drum Muster
- Container Deposit Scheme
- Helpful reycling documents
To find out what day your recycling bin gets picked up by our curb side service, view the maps and calendar below or contact Council Civil and Environmental Services department on (02) 6728 8200.
Contact Council on (02) 6728 8288 to find out how you can update to our 360 litre Recycling Bins.
Waste Matters - Drop off your household problem waste for recycling - for FREE!
Inverell Community Recycling Centre was opened in May 2016. Located at Inverell Landfill, the CRC provides an easy drop off point for all household waste including an undercover disposal point for hazardous waste. Items that can be disposed for free at the CRC include:
- Gas bottles;
- Motor oils;
- Smoke detectors;
- Fluorescent globes and tubes.
Household batteries can also be dropped in to the collection point at Inverell Shire Library.
Community Recycling Centre Flyer
Find out what you can drop off for FREE at our Community Recycling Centre at the Inverell Landfill.
Only household quantities accepted 20kg or 20L maximum container size. Please transport your materials carefully. Dangerous goods and items other than those listed will not be accepted.
Many of these materials can be reused and recycled if processed correctly. Recycling helps our environment because it saves water, energy and natural resources.
The Inverell CRC is located at the Inverell Landfill on Burtenshaw Road, Inverell. Opening hours are, Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm and Saturday - Sunday 9:00am - 3:30pm.
Inverell Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) on Burtenshaw Road operates a Drum Muster service for property owners who use chemicals. The service is available Monday – Friday during normal business hours. Drum Muster compounds are also available at Delungra and Ashford Landfills.
Want to know how to recycle your old electronics, like mobile phones, computers and ink cartridges? Visit our E-Waste page to find out all about it.
From 1 December 2017 anyone who returns an eligible drink container to an approved NSW collection point will receive a 10 cent refund. The CDS will help reduce litter in our environment and to achieve the goal of a 40 percent reduction in litter volume by 2020.
Inverell Shire Council will update this information on the scheme when it becomes available.
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