Transfer Station Opening Hours - Home Island and West Island 

Monday and Thursday                   1pm - 3pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday  7am - 9am
Sunday                                            3pm - 5pm

Waste Guide

General Waste Collection Days - Home Island and West Island 

Monday and Thursday Weekly

Recycling - Home Island and West Island

Wednesday Fortnightly

Please ensure all bins are placed on your kerbside before 7am on collection days. If you have damaged bins, please contact the Shire Office on 9162 6649 so we can arrange for a replacement or repair.

Transfer Station Update

At Councils ordinary meeting for November the decision was made that commercial, industrial and all non-putrescible household waste will no longer be accepted at the Shire transfer stations from the 1st of March 2023. This temporary measure will ensure the Shire can determine a set of fees and charges that will accurately reflect the cost to process and dispose of these items off island. Fees and charges are envisaged to be implemented from 1 July 23 for all items requiring disposal off island.

The following items that will no longer be accepted include:
• Tyres
• Whitegoods
• Electrical items
• Metal or steel
• Mattresses
• Batteries
• Commercial waste
• Solar panels
• Paint
• Vehicles
• Demolition and construction waste
• Light globes
• Printer cartridges

The below is a list of items that will be accepted. These items can be placed in your green rubbish bin or taken to the transfer station during opening hours.
• Household plastic packaging items e.g., shampoo, deodorant, cleaning, soft           plastic
• Juice and milk cartons
• Kitchen waste
• Nappies and wipes
• Paper
• Plastic, tin and steel food and drink packaging
• Polystyrene
• Sanitary products
• Textiles and clothing
• Cardboard
• Cooking oil

Recycling will continue as normal. Please remember only aluminium cans are to go in the yellow bins and glass in the red bins.

For any questions or queries please contact the Environment Officer on 91626649 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Unlawful dumping of waste CKI 21.02.2023   

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment


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