Our Environment

Our Environment

Walgett / Lightning Ridge Landfill Opening Hours

Opening Hours – 7 Days per week 8.00am to 11.00am 2.00pm to 5.00pm

GARBAGE COLLECTION

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

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

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

RECYCLING SERVICES

 

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

STRATEGIC WASTE PLAN

 

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