Our household waste service
We’re making it easier for residents to reduce rubbish, sort waste properly and recycle more.
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Waste Management Facility opening hours are currently:
UPDATE 2 December 2020: The reuse sheds at both facilities have been closed due to current COVID-19 restrictions.
To ensure the safety of staff and the community, strict restrictions will apply, including:
28-30 Attunga Road, Blaxland
8am – 4.45pm, 7 days a week.
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Blaxland Resource Recovery and Waste Management Facility (RRWMF) currently provides the following free waste disposal services to the Blue Mountains community:
There is a small vehicle area that allows safe drop-off for:
Blaxland RRWMF holds two free Chemical CleanOut events each year. Check our Chemical CleanOut section for further details
Larger quantities of recyclables can be disposed of free of charge if source separated/sorted and uncontaminated.
Blaxland RRWMF also accepts other items for disposal. For a comprehensive list including special wastes such as asbestos, refer to our Waste Management: Fees and Charges document below. Items charged are calculated by vehicle weight on a weighbridge at the entrance to the facility.
49 Woodlands Road, Katoomba
The operating hours at both sites enable Council to continue to deliver a self-funding Waste Service.
Katoomba Resource Recovery and Waste Management Facility (RRWMF) small vehicle area provides the following free waste disposal services to the Blue Mountains community:
* Non-residents can also bring these items for free to the EPA funded Community Recycling Centre (CRC) at Katoomba RRWMF.
FREE Household Chemical CleanOut Events
BLAXLAND, Attunga Rd
- Friday 19 to Monday 22 February 2021 9am to 3.30pm
KATOOMBA, Woodlands Rd
- Saturday 15 May 2021 9am to 3.30pm
Katoomba RRWMF also accepts other items for disposal. Refer to our Waste Management: Fees and Charges document below for more information. Items charged are calculated by vehicle weight on a weighbridge at the entrance to the facility.
If you have other household chemicals not listed above, check our Chemical CleanOut section for further details.
Blaxland and Katoomba RRWMF both have a Reuse Shed – this is where we turn trash into treasure. Any items too good to dismantle for recycling are given away for free!
As Katoomba RRWMF is no longer a landfill site, we cannot accept clean fill, asbestos, animal carcasses or other materials that require supervised and/or immediate burial. The facilities for these services are available at Blaxland RRWMF only.