Tip and resource recovery

Stotts Creek Resource Recovery Centre

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 list of fees and charges for 2021/2022(PDF, 505KB).

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.

Location and opening hours (NSW time)

The tip is operating normal hours. Residents to follow the NSW Government Health Order and COVID safe plan on site including compulsory sign in. 

You can book an on-call kerbside collection. To book online visit on-call kerbside collection

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

  • 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.

JUNKtion tip shop (NSW time)


The Tip Shop is open under NSW public health order regulations.

Normal hours of operation are:

  • Wednesday to Friday: 8:30 am - 3 pm
  • Saturdays: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Public holidays: closed

Call 0409 079 205 during business hours (tip shop enquiries only)

Find out more about JUNKtion tip shop

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.