Tip and resource recovery

The Tweed JUNKtion (tip shop) re-opened on Wednesday 4 May.

What's free? Location and hours Annual report JUNKtion tip shop

Stotts Creek Tip weighbridge

Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre (the tip) accepts:

  • general solid waste
  • construction and demolition waste
  • asbestos
  • a range of recyclable items
  • problem waste

Please note asbestos is not accepted on weekends or after 2:30 pm on weekdays.

Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre fees and charges(PDF, 54KB).

What can I take to the tip for free?

Free recycling and problem waste drop off

  • Gas bottles
  • Paint (up to 100 L)
  • Fluro globes and tubes
  • Car batteries
  • Household batteries
  • Motor oil (up to 20 L)
  • Mobile phones
  • Other oils (up to 20 L)
  • Smoke detectors
  • Selected ink cartridges
  • Xrays
  • Chemicals (Monday to Friday, 7 am to 3 pm)
  • Home office electronics
  • Computer and accessories
  • TVs
  • Selected white goods (excluding fridges, freezes and air con units)
  • Metal
  • Hot water systems
  • Metal machinery

Our recycling and problem waste service is for Tweed residents (you need to show ID with your name and address). Additional fees may apply to people who live outside of our shire and businesses taking loads to the tip.

Book a free on-call kerbside collection

Location and opening hours (NSW time)

Residents to follow current NSW Government COVID-19 rules. A COVID-Safe Plan is in place. 

Leddays Creek Road, Stotts Creek NSW 2487 (off Tweed Valley Way)

Normal hours of operation are:

  • Monday to Friday: 7 am to 3:45 pm
  • Weekends and public holidays: 9 am to 3:45 pm
  • Good Friday and Christmas Day: closed

Call 02 6670 2400

Cash, Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and cheque are accepted for payments.

Environmental monitoring

Council monitors surface water and ground water at its landfill sites on a quarterly basis. It’s a requirement under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 that this is made public.

For more information, visit our Environmental monitoring page

Resource Recovery annual report

Find out more about Council’s Resource Recovery operations for the period July 2020 – June 2021(PDF, 4MB)

The report details information about key achievements, waste and recycling figures, education and behaviour change campaigns and information about the Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre and masterplan.