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Opening hours and fees

Council operates two waste management facilities at Surf Beach and Brou, and a transfer station at Moruya.

  • All three facilities accept solid waste.
  • Fees apply at all sites. Many recyclable items are accepted for free.
  • Limits apply at Moruya Transfer Station.

Surf Beach waste management facility

Surf Beach waste management facility

Where: 311 George Bass Drive at the roundabout at the Surf Beach bypass.

Phone: 4471 2462

Opening hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 7am to 4.45pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 8am to 3.45pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • In line with the COVID roadmap, it is a condition of entry that people are vaccinated, wear a mask and check in using the Service NSW QR code.
  • Contactless payment preferred.

Surf Beach Community Recycling Centre

Where: on site at the Surf Beach Waste Management Facility.

Operating hours for the Community Recycling Centre are:

  • Monday to Friday: 7am to 4.45pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 8am to 3.45pm
  • Closed: Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

You can drop-off your household problem wastes (household quantities - 20kg or 20L only) for free at our community recycling centre.

We will accept:

  • paint
  • gas bottles
  • fire extinguishers
  • fluoro globes and tubes
  • household batteries and car batteries
  • smoke detectors
  • motor oils and other oils.

Buy-Back Centre

Where: Located at the Surf Beach Waste Management Facility.

Temporarily closed to the public. Outside of this temporary closure, normal operating hours are:

  • Thursday, Friday and Monday: 8am to 12pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 1pm
  • Closed: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and public holidays
  • COVID sign-in is required.

Acceptance of recycling, recoverable, operational, and waste material is at the discretion of the weighbridge operator.

Fees charged by load size and weight

Item/product Loads up to 300kg More than a large load, and loads over 300kg
Minimum load
(up to half a 240L wheelie bin)
Small load
(car boot load)
Up to medium load (half a standard trailer) Medium load
(standard trailer)
Large load
(more than a standard trailer)

Waste material:
Mixed waste, household waste, builders waste, masonry, timbers not accepted for resale including sawdust, other general solid waste

$6 per load $16 per load $23 per load $33 per load $49 per load $164 per tonne
($50 minumum charge)

Recoverable material:
Vegetation up to 200mm, buyback – items accepted for resale including reusable building material and clean bricks

$5 per load $6 per load $11 per load $16 per load $24 per load $49 per tonne
($25 minimum charge)

Commercial recycling: Paper/cardboard, co-mingled recycling

no charge no charge no charge $17 per load $25 per load $102 per tonne
(loaded into bins)

Waste material from:
construction and demolition sector, commercial and industrial sector, including asbestos, clean concrete, mixed concrete, bricks and stumps/logs >200mm, palm trees/fronds

$178 per tonne
($55 minimum charge)

Waste material, immediate burial:
Offensive waste, asbestos (not booked), large dead animals, VENM ie soils, Biosolids

$255 per tonne
($77 minimum charge)

Fees per item

  • Tyres:
    • car: $7
    • car on rim: $14
    • 4x4 and light truck: $9
    • 4x4 and light truck on rim: $16
    • truck/tractor (over 41 cm) market rate plus: $2
  • Mattresses:
    • all sizes: $35
    • mattress base, all sizes: $35
  • Dead animals (small): $9
  • Vehicle weighing: $23

All items must be clean and separated:

  • polystyrene
  • steel, metal
  • cars, motors, caravans, trailers, vehicle batteries
  • fridges, whitegoods, hot water systems
  • empty 'drumMuster' chemical drums
  • domestic quantities of co-mingled (yellow lidded-bin) recycling
  • paper/cardboard
  • motor oil, motor oil containers, cooking oil
  • e-waste items including televisions, computers, computer products, printers, scanners, keyboards, DVD players, set top boxes, stereos
  • mobile phones
  • fluorescent light globes and tubes, household batteries.

Moruya transfer station

Where: 21 Yarragee Road, Moruya.

Phone: 4474 5924

Opening hours: 

  • Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 8am to 3.45pm
  • Closed: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • In line with the COVID roadmap, it is a condition of entry that people are vaccinated, wear a mask and check in using the Service NSW QR code.
  • Contactless payment preferred.
  • Acceptance of recycling, recoverable, operational, and waste material is at the discretion of the weighbridge operator.

    Fees by weight and size

    Item/product Minimum load
    (up to half a 240L wheelie bin)
    Small load
    (car boot load)
    Up to medium load (half a standard trailer) Medium load
    (standard trailer)
    Large load
    (more than a standard trailer)
    Extra large load
    (up to 2m3)

    Waste material:
    Mixed waste, other general solid waste

    $6 per load $16 per load $23 per load $33 per load $49 per load $62 per load

    Recoverable material:
    Vegetation up to 200mm, buyback  items accepted for resale

    $5 per load $6 per load $11 per load $16 per load $24 per load $30 per load

    Commercial recycling: Paper/cardboard, co-mingled recycling

    no charge no charge no charge $17 per load $25 per load $28.50 per load

    Must be clean and separated.

    Moruya Transfer Station can accept domestic quantities of:

    • polystyrene
    • steel, metal
    • fridges, whitegoods, hot water systems
    • empty 'drumMuster' chemical drums
    • vehicle batteries
    • of co-mingled (yellow lidded-bin) recycling
    • paper/cardboard
    • motor oil, motor oil containers, cooking oil
    • e-waste items including televisions, computers, computer products, printers, scanners, keyboards, DVD players, set top boxes, stereos
    • mobile phones
    • flourescent light globes and tubes, household batteries.

    Brou waste management facility

    Where: 1 Brou Lake Road, Dalmeny (north of Dalmeny, off Princes Highway).

    Phone: 4476 8310

    Opening hours: 

    • Monday to Friday: 7am to 4.45pm
    • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 8am to 3.45pm
    • Closed: Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday
    • In line with the COVID roadmap, is a condition of entry that people are vaccinated, wear a mask and check in using the Service NSW QR code.
    • Contactless payment preferred.

    Acceptance of recycling, recoverable, operational, and waste material is at the discretion of the weighbridge operator.

    Fees charged by load size and weight

    Item/product Loads up to 300kg More than a large load, and loads over 300kg
    Minimum load
    (up to half a 240L wheelie bin)
    Small load
    (car boot load)
    Up to medium load (half a standard trailer) Medium load
    (standard trailer)
    Large load
    (more than a standard trailer)

    Waste material:
    Mixed waste, household waste, builders waste, masonry, timbers not accepted for resale including sawdust, other general solid waste

    $6 per load $16 per load $23 per load $33 per load $49 per load $164 per tonne
    ($50 minumum charge)

    Recoverable material:
    Vegetation up to 200mm, buyback – items accepted for resale including reusable building material and clean bricks

    $5 per load $6 per load $11 per load $16 per load $24 per load $49 per tonne
    ($25 minimum charge)

    Commercial recycling: Paper/cardboard, co-mingled recycling

    no charge no charge no charge $17 per load $25 per load $102 per tonne
    (loaded into bins)

    Waste material from:
    construction and demolition sector, commercial and industrial sector, including asbestos, clean concrete, mixed concrete, bricks and stumps/logs >200mm, palm trees/fronds

    $178 per tonne
    ($55 minimum charge)

    Waste material, immediate burial:
    Offensive waste, asbestos (not booked), large dead animals, VENM ie soils, Biosolids

    $255 per tonne
    ($77 minimum charge)

    Fees per item

    • Tyres:
      • car: $7
      • car on rim: $14
      • 4x4 and light truck: $9
      • 4x4 and light truck on rim: $16
      • truck/tractor (over 41 cm) market rate plus: $2
    • Mattresses:
      • all sizes: $35
      • mattress base, all sizes: $35
    • Dead animals (small): $9
    • Vehicle weighing: $23

    Must be clean and separated:

    • polystyrene
    • steel, metal
    • cars, motors, caravans, trailers, vehicle batteries
    • fridges, whitegoods, hot water systems
    • empty 'drumMuster' chemical drums
    • domestic quantities of co-mingled (yellow lidded-bin) recycling
    • paper/cardboard
    • motor oil, motor oil containers, cooking oil
    • e-waste items including televisions, computers, computer products, printers, scanners, keyboards, DVD players, set top boxes, stereos
    • mobile phones
    • fluorescent light globes and tubes, household batteries.

    Contact us

    If you need more information about any of our waste management facilities, please contact Waste Services on: