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

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

Recycle Right - Keep Out Poster

Recycle Right - Information Sheet

Recycle Right - Magnet

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

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

Recycling Calendar

Tenterfield WTS Recycling Separation