Rubbish and Recycling

       

Kerbside Waste ServiceS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Commercial properties in Council's three-bin collection area have the option to pay for and receive kerbside waste services for Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO), Recycling and General Waste. The three-bin collection area is available for properties within the urban areas of Brocklehurst, Dubbo, Geurie, Wellington and Wongarbon.

Commercial properties in Council's two-bin collection area have the option to pay for and receive kerbside waste services for Recycling and General Waste.

To find out what services are available at your address, please visit the interactive map

You can reduce your waste costs, benefiting your business and the environment by improving your business reuse and recycling practices. One way to reduce items going to expensive landfill is through engaging in kerbside collection of FOGO and Recycling.

Businesses can opt in to the non-domestic kerbside service with an annual charge per bin, see the below annual charge price guide for 2022/2023.

FOGO

Non-domestic food organics and garden organics
weekly collection service.

$140.00 per bin per annum

RECYCLING

Non-domestic recycling fortnightly collection
service.

$143.15 per bin per annum

GENERAL WASTE

Non-domestic general
waste weekly collection service.

$237.20 per bin per annum

Download the Commercial Waste Collection Services Flyer 2022/2023.

If your business is interested in the paid kerbside Food and Garden Organics Collection Service, please complete this online form and a council officer will get in contact within 7 business days.

Alternatively you can contact Council on 02 6801 4000 to find out more about two or three bin commercial kerbside waste services.

 

Hazardous Waste

DrumMuster

drumMUSTER provides Australian agricultural and veterinary chemical users with a recycling pathway for drumMUSTER eligible empty containers. Rinse them out, round them up and run them in.

Properly cleaned farm chemical containers will be received Monday to Friday during normal opening hours at Whylandra Waste Depot and Wellington Transfer Station. Geurie Transfer Station accepts containers on Thursday from 1pm to 3pm.

You MUST contact the depot to book at least 24 hours prior to dropping off containers at a facility. A drum inspector will be required to check the eligibility of your containers on your arrival.

ChemClear

ChemClear is a non-government, not-for profit ongoing program for the collection and disposal of any registered or deregistered chemicals. Keeping old chemicals can pose a risk to you and the environment.

These six questions can help you assess what chemicals you should keep or get rid of through ChemClear. Has the chemical …

  1. Served its purpose?
  2. Been replaced by another product?
  3. Become surplus to needs?
  4. Reached its expiration date?
  5. Been deregistered by the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Manufacturers Association (APVMA)?
  6. Had restrictions placed on its use?

If you have answered yes to one or more of these questions, then your chemical is ready for disposal through ChemClear.
Group 1 chemicals are collected free of charge.

A per lt/kg fee applies for disposal of Group 2 chemicals. A quotation from ChemClear is provided prior to a collection being scheduled for pickup of these items.

More information on eligible chemicals and chemical group classification can be found here.

To see upcoming collections and register your chemicals visit the ChemClear website, or for more information or to make a booking over the phone contact ChemClear on free call 1800 008 182.

OTHER BUSINESS RECYCLING

There are several resources to assist your business in managing and reducing your waste to benefit the environment, your community, and your bottom line.

Factsheets on improving waste practices across a range of industries can be found here.

For recycling avenues for various materials, you can check Planet Ark Recycling Near You.

Find helpful information here for hospitality and other businesses that generate food waste.

Last Edited: 09 Aug 2022

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