Our Environment

Our Environment

Walgett / Lightning Ridge Landfill Opening Hours

Opening Hours – 7 Days per week;

Mornings: 8.30am to 12.00pm

Closed for Lunch: 12pm-1.00pm

Afternoons: 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Collarenebri/Burren Junction Landfill Opening Hours

Collarenebri Landfill New Opening Hours

Monday through Friday :- 8:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday:- 7am to 12pm


Burren Junction Landfill New Opening Hours

Monday through to Friday :- 8:00am to 4:00pm

Burren Junction Landfill New Times 4-12-19

Collarenebri Landfill New Times 4-12-19


Provided below is the garbage collection schedule for both residential and Industrial (Business Houses etc)

Tuesday – Walgett, and Gingie and Namoi Reserves
Wednesday – Lightning Ridge and Cumborah
Thursday – Collarenerbi, Walli Mission, Pokataroo, Merrywinebone, Rowena, and Burren Junction
Friday – Carinda

Tuesday – Walgett
Wednesday – Lightning Ridge and Cumborah
Thursday – Collarenerbi, Rowena, and Burren Junction
Friday – Walgett and Carinda



Waste Oil Recycling
Walgett Shire Council now offers a waste oil recycling service located at Walgett and Lightning Ridge Landfills. The service is provided free to landfill users.

This project was funded through a Transitional Assistance Grant by the Product Stewardship for Oil Programme of the Department of the Environment and Water Resources.

Waste Oil Recycling units can accept the following types of oils:

  • engine oils
  • lubricants
  • petroleum based oils

The recycling units will not accept:

  • cooking oils
  • vegetable oils



NetWaste is a voluntary regional waste group formed in 1995. We are focused on collaborative approaches to waste and resource management. Covering over 39% of the state, benefits are delivered to 28 council member councils in regional NSW.

Dealing with neighbourhood noise


Neighbourhood noise, such as noise from animals, alarms, machines and parties can be very annoying. You can often stop noise that disturbs you without involving council, the police or the EPA.

Overgrown Urban Lots


Information regarding overgrown lots