Waste management facilities (rubbish tips)

We operate 23 waste facilities and one tip shop. Learn about materials that can be taken to each facility below.

Man emptying greenwaste from trailer
Council operates 23 waste facilities. Some facilities only accept waste from household sources (domestic waste). At sites where commercial waste is accepted there may be restrictions to the type of waste accepted; such as tyres, gas bottles and liquid waste including chemicals and oil.  Commercial operators are to seek alternative disposal and recycling companies for these waste types. Fees apply for many types of wastes. Click here, for informa ...
3D visualisation of new Omara Rd facility
GTWMF at 270 O'Mara Road, Wellcamp has been designed to be flexible and easy for customers to use and recycle more.  Location, opening hours and accepted waste. Information on the location, opening hours and accepted waste types can be found on the waste facilities page. How to use the facility  Enter via the weighbridge and drive to area A - the green section where you can offload your greenwaste, scrap metal, concrete and builders rubble, and other bulky ...
Council has a user pays system for waste disposal charges at our waste management facilities. The assessment of whether a load of waste is to have a commercial charge is determined by the gatehouse operator taking into account a number of things: Is the vehicle used in the operation of a business? Is the vehicle considered a large truck - ie. not a normal domestic type vehicle? Is the quantity of waste being disposed ...
When you're packing your trailer or vehicle for a trip to your local waste facility, group similar materials together.  By taking a little extra time to sort your load before you leave home, you can save yourself plenty of time when you arrive at the disposal site. Consider which areas you will need to visit and load your vehicle/trailer accordingly. The last item in your trailer will be the first to ...
Mulch is offered free to all ratepayers in the region at many of the waste facilities. It is available for domestic users only. Greenwaste that is disposed of at any waste facility is stockpiled, processed on a regular basis and made available for collection or used as mulch for rehabilitation at our waste facilities. ...
Ashes and other burnt material Your local waste facility is in danger of catching on fire and causing considerable damage if you dispose of ash that is not completely cold before you dispose of it. And, warm ash is not compatible with your plastic wheelie bin. Ensure that any ashes or burnt material that you are throwing away are cold all the way through before taking them to your local facility or putting them ...
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