Rural Residential Services

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Applying for a rural waste service

Kiama Council offers a waste and recycling service for residents on rural properties. If you would like to commence this service, please complete the application form.

Complete an application form for a rural garbage and recycling serviceto:

  • commence garbage and recycling service
  • select a recycling service (residential & rural)
  • cancel the service (residential & rural)

Rural waste collection will be done on Tuesday in all areas north of Kiama Heights.

All areas south of Kiama Heights will be done on Wednesday.

Sort it out! What CAN be recycled

Recycling is collected on a fortnightly basis on the alternate fortnight to your landfill waste. Please refer to your waste and recycling calendar for dates. Download the Rural Waste Booklet for lots of information on what you can put in your bins as well as other services and events available to you.

Rural Waste Booklet - for viewing

Did you know you can dispose of the following:

ItemDisposal atFree?
Batteries - household and carCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pm
Cardboard and paper in bulkCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
ClothingCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Drums - eligible metal or plastic containersCommunity Recycling Centre - on the first Monday of every month - learn more about the drumMuster programv
E-waste (television and computers)Community Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Eyeglasses / sunglassesAny OPSM, Laubman & Pank or Budget Eyeware retailer - they send them to developing nationsv
Fluorescent light bulbsCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pm v
Gas bottlesCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Glass - recyclableCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Green waste in bulkMinnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility - located at 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra - charges applyX
Metal goodsCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Mobile phones and accessoriesCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Plastic - recyclableCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Printer / toner cartridgesCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Oil - usedCommunity Recycling Centre - located at the Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility, 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurra Mon-Sat 8am-4pmv
Sharps (needles)Your local chemistv
Silage wrap and baling twineMinnamurra Recycling Facility - learn more about the Plasbak programv
SteelMinnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility - located at 446 Riverside Drive, Minnamurrav

For an extensive list of disposal options check out our A-Z of Waste & Recycling.

What do I do if my bin is stolen?

In the case of stolen or lost bin, please contact Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Facility on (02) 4237 5148.