Household Bin Collection
- Solo Resource Recovery have advised that they will service all properties wherever roads are accessible and safe for their trucks to travel on.
- Please place bins kerbside on your scheduled service day.
- If your bin was not serviced, please place out again on the following service day. However if you are able to, you can take your household waste (red, yellow and green lid bin waste) to Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre. This will be free of charge until Sunday 23 April. Please advise the weighbridge operator your bin has not been serviced and supply your address details.
- If you have excess waste for household bin collection only, securely bag it and place out kerbside on service day.
- If your bin was lost or damaged please call (02) 6670 2400. There is no charge for this.
- If you are unsure of the bin schedule please see Waste Collection Days.
Solo Resource Recovery are doing their best to service bins wherever they are able. Thank you for your patience.
Updated 13/04 3:30pm
Flood Waste Bulk CollectionSince Monday 3 April, contractors have collected 4500 tonnes of flood debris from homes and business across the Tweed in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie. Contractors predict another 500 tonnes will be collected over coming days.Many residents in the flood affected areas have seen their debris collected and street washed down, with the majority of the remaining areas to be serviced ahead of Easter. Contractors will be returning to flood affected areas after Easter for additional spot cleans as piles of debris reappear ahead of the Household Clean Up Campaign. The Household Clean Up Campaign commences on Monday 24 April and dates of the collection zones will be announced in the next edition of the Tweed Link
There will no longer be any collection of green waste debris from flood affected areas, only hard rubbish will continue to be collected. Flood affected green waste can continue to be disposed of at Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre until Sunday 23 April. Please tell the weighbridge operator that it is a flood affected load and supply your address details.Areas clean-up crews have completed
Planned for next week after the Easter period
- Tumbulgum (most areas in the Village, please speak with crews on the ground)
- South Murwillumbah (most areas, please speak with crews on the ground)
- Bray Park
- Murwillumbah (Tumbulgum Road and east of the river behind Coles and around Bray Park)
- Stokers Siding
- Tweed Valley Way
- Eviron / Nunderi (Eviron Road, Clothiers Creek Road)
- West Murwillumbah (Frances Street, William Street, Dorothy Street, Harwood Street, Thompson Street, Eveleigh Street, Wentworth Street, West End Street)
- Stotts Creek (Bartletts Road)
- Isolated piles and a final sweep of the areas above
Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre
Residents are also able to transport flood debris materials to the Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre free of charge until Sunday 23 April
. For further information and directions please see Stotts Creek Tip
. Please advise the weighbridge operator that it is a flood debris load and supply your address details.Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre will operate over the following hours during the Easter weekend: Closed - Good Friday Open - Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday (9am - 3.45pm)
Household Clean Up
If you have a smaller amount of waste to dispose, there is a household clean up collection starting on Monday 24 April or it can be taken to the landfill if you are able to. Dates of the collection zones will be announced in the next edition of the Tweed Link. This well help crew on the ground immensely. For further information please see Household Cleanup Campaign
Hazardous MaterialsIf you have small quantities of asbestos or are unsure of whether the material is hazardous, please:
For more information on hazardous materials, contact the Environmental Health Section at Council on (02) 6670 2400. An officer will return your call and arrange to inspect the materials as soon as possible to provide you with advice.
- Stack any materials you are concerned about in neat piles away from other household waste
- Cover if possible (it needs to be wrapped in black builder's plastic, available from hardware stores)
- Do not break up the material as that will release the toxic fibres. Keep it as big as possible and keep it damp.
Thank you for your patience. Crews are doing the best they can and will continue to work over the Easter weekend.
Updated 13/04 4:18pm