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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: Off George Bass Drive at the roundabout at the Surf Beach bypass.

Phone: 4471 2462

Operating 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

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.

The Buy-Back Centre is 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: Off Yarragee Road, Moruya.

Phone: 4474 5924

Operating 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

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: North of Dalmeny, off the Princes Highway on Brou Lake Road.

Phone: 4476 8310

Operating 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

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: