Waste & Recycling

Tenterfield Shire Council operates 5 manned transfer stations located at Tenterfield, Urbenville, Drake, Liston & Legume.

These sites all accept general household waste and offer recycling for glass, cardboard, plastics, metal, green waste, gas cyclinders, DrumMuster, mobile phones and batteries, to name a few. For further information on recycling, please refer to the Recycling Information Flyer’s below, or visit http://www.northernriverswaste.com.au/apps/wgw/

For enquires regarding larger quantities or commercial waste please contact Tenterfield Shire Council.

Opening Hours and Waste disposal charges can be found using the links below.

Council has developed a strategic pathway towards waste sustainability over the next 8 years which concentrates on landfill sites, waste minimisation, operational improvements and recycling options.

Council Procedure and Environmental Protection Licence requirements for Asbestos Disposal


Recycling Information Flyer's Below

The Recycling Revolution has begun - 12 Rules/Tips

Use the Right Bin

PLEASE DO NOT put the following items in your recycling bin:

  • Christmas lights
  • Poly Pipe
  • ANY Medical Waste, including drip bags

Recycling Calendar