Waste Management Facility Operation

Please note: due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Waste Management Facility is operating under changed conditions. For more information, see our COVID-19 Information and Advice page.


Council operates one Waste Management Facility at Short Street, Dungog.

The Waste Management Facility is open and manned at the following times:

  • Thursday, Friday and Monday from 8.00 am till 5.00 pm 
  • Saturday and Sunday from 8.00 am until 12.00 midday.

The contact phone number for the landfill is: 4992 1634

The Waste Management Facility is closed on Council Picnic Day, Good Friday and Easter Monday and on Christmas and New Years Day each year.

This is a solid waste Class 2 licenced facility that accepts most solid waste including green waste and asbestos (see below for conditions). The facility now also offers a free e-waste recycling service. Tip fees are charged on all waste and unsorted recyclable material. Fees do not apply to ferrous and non ferrous metals, clean cardboard and paper and sorted domestic recyclable containers.

Additional services provided at the landfill include a Drummuster facility for clean empty veterinary and farm chemical containers (by appointment - paperwork to be completed), a waste oil collection service, an e-waste recycling service, domestic recycling, cardboard/paper collection, ferrous and non ferrous metals, and a second hand shop. Further enquiries can be directed to Council on 4995 7777 or to the landfill on 4992 1634.


Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP)

Disposal of Asbestos Waste Guidelines

List of Acceptable E-Waste