Waste Management Facility

Any waste that is not allowed or doesn't fit in any of your 3 Urban Bins must be taken here to the waste management facility. Prices are very reasonable and fines of up to $5000 apply if waste is illegally dumped.

Hours of operation: 8.00am - 4.00pm 7 days (excluding Public Holidays).

Location:  167 Southern Cross Drive, Ballina (in Ballina's Industrial Estate)

Phone:  02 6686 1287

All vehicles are weighed on the weighbridge and waste charged on a part per tonne basis.

You can drop off:

  • E-waste
  • Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes - free drop off
  • Batteries (all sizes including car and domestic AAA, AA, C and D batteries) - free drop off
  • Motor and vegetable oil - free drop off
  • Tyres - fees apply
  • Refrigerators - fees apply
  • Gas Bottles and Fire Extinguishers - free drop off
  • Dead Animals (small, medium, large) - fees apply
  • Excavated Material - fees apply
  • Construction Demolition Waste - fees apply
  • Paint (oil and water based)
  • Smoke Detectors - free drop off

The Waste Management Centre DOES NOT accept:

  • Hazardous waste
  • Needles and Sharps
  • Asbestos
  • Contact Lismore City Council on 02 6625 0500 for fees and charges.

Further Information

Community Recycling Centre

Waste Management Centre, ph 6686 1287.

 

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan

This plan has been developed to document the processes required to prepare for and respond to pollution incidents for the Ballina Shire Council's Waste Management Facility (EPA Licence No. 6350) and ensure that hazards to the environment, human health and safety are reduced, if not eliminated. It has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009.

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