Waste Management

Managing waste is one of the greatest environmental issues facing the community today. Inverell Shire Council's Waste Management Services aim to provide a safe, reliable and economic solid waste collection and disposal service, which meet modern environmental standards by:

  • Providing a once weekly domestic kerb-side garbage collection for residents located within designated areas;
  • Providing a user pay, twice weekly, commercial collection facility for businesses;
  • Providing a fortnightly recyclable collection service for residents located within designated areas; and
  • Providing for the disposal of domestic waste, recycling and commercial waste at the garbage facilities.

Council has also recently purchased a number of Butt Out Bins which will distributed throughout the CBD area in order to minimise the damage cigarette butts cause on our town.



To find out your garbage or recycling collection day, please view the below maps and Recycling Collection Calendar. 

Icon map  Inverell Township:  General Waste | Recycling Icon map Northern Regions: General Waste | Recycling
Icon map Southern Regions: General Waste | Recycling Icon map Eastern Regions: General Waste | Recycling
Icon map Western Regions: General Waste | Recycling Icon Calendar Calendar: Recycling Collection


  • Inverell Landfill Phone Number: (02) 67213546
  • Inverell Waste Depot: [Opening Times] 
  • Ashford Landfill
  • Delungra Landfill: [Opening Times]
  • Bonshaw Landfill
  • Yetman Landfill (locked site - residents only permitted by key access)


For further information, please download Inverell's Waste Management Strategy



Recycling is an important disposal method adopted by Council, it ensures that there is minimal waste going into landfills.

Council's Recycling page provides various recycling information, including on our Community Recycling Centre, Drum Muster, chemical collection and recycling at Home, school and work.



To order, replace or repair a bin, please contact Council either in person at the Administration Centre, via phone on (02) 6728 8288 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., alternatively the Garbage Bin Purchase form can be completed and brought into the Council Administration Centre for processing along with the required fee.

For your information download the Replacing and Repairing Garbage or Recycling Bins flyer.



Icon Form Garbage Bin Purchase - Depot Collection
Icon Form Garbage Bin Purcahse - Delivery within Inverell Township 


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