Canowindra Waste Management Facility

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What's Accepted?

  • Household Recyclables including:
    • Paper and cardboard
    • Glass bottles and jars
    • Steel, aluminium cans and empty aerosols
    • All plastic bottles and containers marked 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7
    • Juice and milk cartons
  • General Household Waste
  • Commercial Waste
  • Demolition Waste
  • Scrap Metal
  • Green Waste
  • Asbestos (contact Council to make an appointment prior to delivery)
  • Tyres
  • Motor Oils
  • Animal Carcasses

See Fees and Charges.

What's NOT Accepted?

The following items cannot be accepted at any of Cabonne Council's Waste Management Facilities;

Liquid Waste

Council operates solid waste landfills, therefore liquid waste cannot be accepted at any of our Waste Management Facilities. Liquid Waste is any waste that:

  • Has an angle of repose of less than 5 degrees, or
  • Becomes free-flowing at or below 60 degrees Celsius or when transported, or
  • Is not generally capable of being picked up by a spade or shovel.

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste includes material that meets the criteria for assessment as a dangerous goods under the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road or Rail.

Hazardous waste is categorised as one of the following:

  • Class 1: Explosives
  • Class 2: Gases (compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure)
  • Division 4.1: Flammable solids
  • Division 4.2: Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
  • Division 4.3: Which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
  • Division 5.1: Oxidising agents
  • Division 5.2: Organic peroxides
  • Division 6.1: Toxic substances
  • Class 8: Corrosive substances

Large Bulky Items at Cargo and Yeoval Waste Transfer Stations

Cargo and Yeoval waste transfer stations are unable to accept bulky and large items such as,

  • Lounge Suites
  • Recliner Chairs
  • Mattresses
  • Any bulky furniture / cupboards or tables
  • Excessive treated timber items (particularly laminated items)
  • Large or bulky plastic moulded items
  • Large plastic moulded automotive items (car and truck parts)