Waste Management

NEW Waste Website

This website has been set up to help you find out all you need to know about waste and recycling services in the Lithgow City Council areas.

If you need to know what day your waste bin is collected, which fortnight your recycling bin gets picked up, more about how the service operates, or if you have a problem with a service, you’ll find all this and more here.



Lithgow Solid Waste Facility – Site entry conditions

Lithgow City Council ONLY accepts rubbish from people/businesses residing in the LGA. No rubbish from outside the area will be accepted. Fines apply.

Council is improving site security at the Lithgow Solid Waste Facility. Council will be implementing new site entry conditions on Monday 4th June 2018.

From 4th June 2018 it will be a condition of entry that all persons using the site must provide proof of source of waste:

For residents: drivers licence, rates notice, utilities bill or similar

For commercial customers: a completed Source of Waste Form (link below)

Source of Waste Form for Lithgow Solid Waste Facility

All customers will be required to stop on the weighbridge on entry and communicate with gatehouse staff via an intercom system. Where suitable ID is not provided the person will be refused entry.

All customers will also be required to advise gatehouse staff of the type of waste being delivered to allow correct classification.

CCTV security cameras will be in place to identify vehicles where necessary.

Waste Education Programs

To help educate the community about the importance of waste minimisation, Lithgow City Council is actively engaging in education programs designed to encourage resource recovery and increase understanding of the benefits to the local community and surrounding environment of recycling and waste avoidance.

View Waste education program resources

About Council waste services

Council currently operates 5 landfills and 5 transfer stations. It also offers a variety of programs including recycling, e-waste collection facilities and regular pick ups of bulky and green waste to help the community manage waste issues.

More information on these programs can be found on Council's website by clicking on the links on the Waste menu.

Lithgow City Council Waste Info App

Waste Info is a new App introduced by Lithgow Council to assist residents with their waste and recycling.

Can't remember your bin collection days? Not sure what goes in which bin? Unsure where you can take your waste and recycling? Lithgow City Council has introduced Waste Info which is a free App that makes it easier for residents to reduce rubbish, sort waste properly and recycle more. Waste Info provides you with:

  • A personalized bin collection calendar with optional bin day reminders;
  • A quick guide to your bin system, and an A-Z list of materials and how to dispose of them;
  • Information about Council's services and waste facilities, including maps and directions;
  • Frequently asked questions, contact details and ‘report a problem' form
  • Optional notifications to find out the latest waste information from Council


Waste Info is available for free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play




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