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.
Recycling Bin Pick Up Days
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.
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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. Read more.
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.
Australian’s send 34 print cartridges to landfill every minute. That equates to 2,050 an hour. That’s 5,000 tonnes per year! Want to know how to recycle your old electronics, like mobile phones, computers, and ink cartridges? Read more.
Inverell’s Return and Earn is located in the Woolworths car park, located on Vivan Street, Inverell.
The NSW Government is delivering the largest litter reduction scheme ever introduced in NSW, Return and Earn. Return and Earn rolled out from 1 December 2017 and will help to reduce the 160 million drink containers littered in our environment each year. Drink containers make up almost half of the volume of litter in NSW. Read more.
Recycling Bin Upgrade
Need more space in your recycling bin? Contact Council on (02) 6728 8288 to find out how you can update to our 360 litre Recycling Bins.