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Christmas period waste collections


With the need for extra recycling over the holiday period, Council will be providing a weekly collection service for yellow recycling bins from Monday 24 December 2018 through to Friday 4 January 2019. Simply put your yellow bin out on your regular collection day. Domestic garbage collections will continue as normal (collections commences at 4am on public holidays).

For missed garbage bin pick-ups, call JR Richards on 1300 787 223 (closed on weekends and public holidays). Waste management facilities at Port Macquarie and Comboyne will be closed on Christmas Day only. Wauchope, and Kew will be closed on Christmas Day  and Good Friday. Cairncross is closed Sunday all year round, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Bulky Kerbside Pick-Up Collections

Kerbside pickups are on a pay as you go system. The last collection for 2018 will be Monday 17 December. There will be no kerbside pick-ups between Monday 24 December 2018  and Monday 31 December 2018. Kerbside bookings will recommence Thursday 3 January for pick-up Monday 7 January 2019.

This page was last updated on: 13 November 2018