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Container Deposit Scheme

Bulky and Green Waste Clean-up - Bookings Required

No booking, no pick up!

Moree Plains residents love the kerbside bulk waste collection service, which occurs in March and August each year.
This service helps Moree Plains households dispose of unwanted materials such as mattresses, e-waste; white goods and broken furniture, as well as oversized garden pruning’s, scrap metal and wood.
The collection truck does not driving up and down the streets looking for waste piles, you must contact the Waste Hotline 1300 736 719 to register your kerbside collection before you put items out on the kerb.
Each household is only permitted to have three cubic metres of waste per bulky waste collection.
No more items should be put out or added to the pile during the week of the collection. Any material left out on the kerb, will be treated as illegal dumping and you may be issued with an infringement notice.

An information flyer will arrive in your mailbox with specific details about the bulky waste collection.
Garage sales and community recycling initiative’s

Collection areas

The collections will begin with households in Moree and the surrounding areas of Gurley, Gwydirville and Bendygleet.

Then the following week are the village collections at Ashley, Biniguy, Boggabilla, Boomi, Garah, Mungindi, Pallamallawa, Vitonga Road, Weemelah and Yarraman.

Safety first

Consider the hazard your kerbside waste could create from accidental poisoning or drowning, injuries and contamination.

  • box, tie or contain all loose items (to stop wind-blown litter)
  • wrap sharp edges (prevent cuts)
  • take doors off whitegoods (due to possible entrapment)
  • remove or cut cords off faulty equipment (choking and electrocution)
  • hazardous waste or toxic material should be personally taken to the landfill (due to contamination)
  • dispose of fluids appropriately (fluids can contaminate the environment or poison children/pets)
  • place lids on containers and items that collect more than 30mm of water (prevent drowning)

Stacking items on the kerb - Items to be no heavier than two people can carry

To prevent wind-blown rubbish and untidy streets, please don’t start piling items on the kerb until the week before the collection; then separate and stack items into piles on the kerb – this makes it easier to distinguish between rubbish and recycling

Items (1 & 2) destined for landfill

  • mattresses, lounges and sofas
  • tables, chairs, desks, wardrobes and bookshelvesWaste Pickup Guidelines
  • rugs and carpets (no longer than 1.8 metres)
  • furniture (remove glass and mirrors)
  • toys
  • clothing and shoes
  • manchester (towels, bedding)
  • carseats, playpens, walkers
  • discs—videos, DVDs, CDs, games
  • timber, fencing, wooden pallets
  • plastic flower pots
  • general household waste

Metal items (4) for recycling

  • scrap metal
  • whitegoods (remove doors)
  • empty tins
  • air conditioners and humidifiers
  • swing sets, trampolines (dismantled)
  • heaters, hot water systems and other metal household items
  • kitchen appliances like toasters and blenders
  • fencing and wire (rolled and bundled)
  • lawn mowers (wheels and fluids removed)
  • bicycles (tyres and seat removed)
  • aluminum doors and windows (minus glass)
  • outdoor furniture

Green waste (3)

  • garden pruning's less than 1.8 metres in length and no thicker than 250mm in diameter. Must be bundled and tied
  • loose vegetation packed into cardboard boxes (no plastic bags)

e-waste (4) for recycling

  • mobile devices (phones, ipad, ipods)
  • laptops, computers, hard drives, monitors
  • printers and facsimile machines
  • televisions
  • players— VCRs, DVDs, CDs, gamers (Xbox, Wii)
  • radios and stereos

Items that will be refused

Householders must deliver these items personally to the Moree Waste Management Facility, so that each item can be assessed and appropriately disposed of.

  • containers holding fluids including paints, chemicals cooking oil or machine oil
  • hazardous materials (asbestos, sharps)
  • renovation or demolition materials
  • carpets heavier than 50kg
  • vehicle parts, windscreens, tyres and batteries
  • rocks and soil
  • glass or mirrors
  • fluorescent lights
  • gas bottles
  • tree stumps or thick branches (>250mm diameter)
  • items exceeding 1.8 metres or weighing over 20 kgs
  • collections larger than 3 cubic metres