Waste

Waste Disposal

The Council's Transfer Station is still regarded as a fine example of waste management operations.

The station is opened Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 12 noon – 3pm and Sunday 11am – 5pm.

Council participates in the "drumMUSTER" program and is always looking at new ways to help the environment.

  • The Transfer Station, Car body disposal site and the drumMUSTER collection site are all located on the Spencers Brook Road.
  • Council will accept 1m3 or 1 tonne at any one time. Large animal disposal is not available at the Transfer Station and Council will not accept tyres, asbestos or building rubble.

Click on www.recyclingnearyou.com.au which provides a search for local recycling in your area.

Household Rubbish

Council's Waste Contractor provides a household refuse collection service. The pick-ups for these are as follows:

  • Townsite East of Avon River – Tuesday from 5.30am.
  • Townsite West of Avon River – Wednesday from 5.30am.
  • Greenhills and Top Beverley Road – Wednesday.
  • Buckingham and Attfield Road Area - Tuesday from 5.00am.

Council provide a recycling service through its Waste Contractors on every fortnight on your normal rubbish bin day. The following can be recycled:

  • Aluminium
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Steel cans
  • Newspapers
  • Automotive batteries
  • White goods
  • Furniture
  • Used oil

Skip Bins

One free skip bin is provided within the financial year and is allocated against a property and is only for those that pay the Waste Management Levy and who pay for a sulo rubbish bin. There are a limited number of bins allocated a year so please phone in advance and book your skip bin. The bins are provided for one week and are used for domestic rubbish.

DrumMUSTER

Council participates in the "drumMUSTER" program. This nation wide program provides for the collection and disposal of used farm chemical containers. A collection yard is located at the transfer station and collections are held regularly.

The next drumMUSTER Collection will be held on Friday 24th March 2017. For bookings please call the Shire of York on 9641 2233

Used Mobile Phones & Accessories

Council is calling on all local residents to help the environment by recycling their pre-loved mobile phone handsets, batteries and accessories.

MobileMuster recycling collection points can be found at the Administration Centre, 1 Joaquina Street, York or at the York Transfer Station on Spencer Brook Road, York.

For further information visit the MobileMuster Website at www.mobilemuster.com.au or contact the Technical Services Officer at the Shire Office on 9641 2233.

Environmental

Environmental Talbot Brook Land Management Association Inc

Want to support a Cash for Containers Scheme for a 10 cent deposit on all beverage containers (like they have in South Australia)? Visit the Cash for Containers website and sign the online petition.

Environmental Cash For Containers