Building materials

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Bricks, tiles and plasterboard   shellharbour-city-council-logo_1044183922714726011.png   business-recyling-icon_1406232248626718036.png 

Bricks and tiles are great items to reuse around the home.  If you have no need for them, they can be taken for recycling at various local businesses. Bricks set in softer mortar can be re-used. If bricks have too much cement, and therefore cannot be reused, they can be crushed and used for aggregates, fill or paving sand/gravel.

Business NameAddressAccepts
Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Depot

44 Buckleys Road, Dunmore

ph: 02 4237 7546

separated bricks, roof tiles only (not interior tiles), concrete and terracotta pipes, clean timber, rubble
Wollongong Recycling & Building Supplies

50 Wyllie Road, Kembla Grange

ph: 02 4622 1730

bricks, asphalt & bitumen, ceramics, concrete, sand, timber
SCE Recycling

Lot 1 Shellharbour Road, Warrawong

ph: 02 4274 9077

bricks, asphalt and bitumen, ceramics, concrete, sand
South Coast Concrete Crushing & Recycling

5-7 Mye Place, Albion Park Rail

ph: 02 4256 3411

cleaned and sorted masonry (concrete, brick, block, tile)

Baths, sinks and vanities   shellharbour-city-council-logo_1044183922714726011.png   business-recyling-icon_1986091949703068917.png      Symbol of three open top boxes with an arrow pointing into each and the words

If your bath, sink or vanity is still in usable condition, consider donating it to the Revolve Store at the Dunmore Resource Recovery Centre or a second hand building supplier in the local area.

You could also try offering it through a local swap network such as Facebook Buy, Swap and Sell.

Metal sinks and baths can be disposed of free of charge at the Community Recycling Centre at Minnamurra Waste & Recycling Facility.  Broken baths and sinks made of other materials can be taken to the Dunmore Resource Recovery Centre for a fee.

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Some pallet suppliers offer a return service. Consider contacting the pallet supplier to enquire. Some companies, including pallet repair companies or commercial composters and wood waste grinders, will also accept waste pallets for recycling.

Some local companies which accept pallets dropped off for recycling are:

  • Wollongong Recycling & Building Supplies, 50 Wyllie Road, Kembla Grange. Ph: 02 4622 1730
  • 3RSYSTEMS, 13 Prince of Wales Drive, Unanderra NSW 2526. Ph: 0434 984 418 or 0242316333
  • Coasties Big Shed, 1 Collins Street East, Corrimal NSW 2518. Ph: 02 4283 8366