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Waste and recycling

Council's waste services provide residents in the domestic collection area with three bins:

  • a red-lidded general waste bin that is collected weekly
  • a yellow-lidded recycling bin collected fortnightly
  • a green-lidded garden organics bin collected fortnightly.

If you live in the domestic collection area, you can also take part in the annual kerbside hard waste (junk) collection and the annual household chemical cleanout to drop off hazardous chemicals for free in our three major towns.

Useful contacts

  • Council: for general waste enquiries, including stolen or damaged bins, or extra bins:
    T: 02 4474 1024
  • SUEZ: for waste and recycling collection, including missed services:
    T: 02 4474 8333
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Council operates three Waste Management Facilities at Surf Beach, Moruya and Brou.

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Household bin collection

Use your three household bins to dispose correctly of waste, recycling, and green materials.

A to Z of recycling and disposal

A to Z of recycling and disposal

Unsure what items go where? This table will help you determine the best way to dispose of unwanted items and easily identify what can be recycled or recovered.

Chemical cleanout and drop-off

Chemical cleanout and drop-off

Council provides an annual collection for many household chemicals and items that cannot be accepted at Council's Waste Management Facilities.

Community recycling centre

Community recycling centre

Not all household waste can be put in your kerbside bins. Visit our Community Recycling Centre at Surf Beach Waste Management Facility to drop off problem waste, all year round, for free.

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Hard waste collection

White goods, fridges, microwaves, mowers, garden tools, hot water systems, heaters, non-electronic electrical items, furniture, toys, metal fencing, gutters, carpet rolls, and other household items too large for your garbage bin.

EPA monitoring data

Landfill EPA pollution monitoring data

Council monitors all waste and pollutants, and regularly reports findings to the EPA.

Waste minimisation projects


Council’s Waste Service conduct a range of projects throughout the year to support waste minimisation: avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle.



Find out what you can put in your household recycling bin, where recycling is processed, and what else you can recycle.

Strategies towards waste minimisation


The Eurobodalla Waste Strategy identifies key actions for waste management and minimisation in the Eurobodalla area.

Safe sharps disposal

Sharps disposal

Drop-off points are available at various
locations in Eurobodalla for the safe disposal of all sharps.

Information about waste disposal and recycling

Waste management information and publications

View our fact sheets and how-to guides to help you manage and safely dispose of different kinds of waste.