Council operates a Community Recycling Centre which is a free service located at the Bathurst Waste Management Centre on College Rd, South Bathurst.
The Community Recycling Centre is open the same hours as the Waste Management Centre which is everyday of the year except Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8.30am - 3.00pm
This facility gives residents of the Bathurst Region the opportunity to drop off problem waste for recycling for free.
The following problem wastes can be disposed of at the Community Recycling Centre;
- Gas Bottles
- Fire Extinguishers
- Fluro Globes and Tubes
- Car Batteries
- Household Batteries
- Motor Oils
- Other Oils
- Smoke Detectors
(Only household quantities accepted 20kg or 20L maximum container size)
Many of these materials can be reused and recycled if processd correctly, these items should never be placed in the kerbside recycling bin as this is dangerous. Residents are remnded to take care when transporting these types of waste.
For more information please click here, call Council on 6332 9111 or visit www.epa.nsw.gov.au/recycling centres