Landfills & Transfer Stations

Council currently operates 4 landfills and 5 transfer stations at the following locations. Lithgow City Council ONLY accepts rubbish from people/businesses residing in the LGA. No rubbish from outside the area will be accepted. Fines apply.

Transfer stations accept municipal waste in domestic quantities from residents only.

The following items are prohibited at rural landfills (garbage depots) and transfers stations and must be disposed of at Lithgow Solid Waste Facility:

  • tyres,
  • commercial waste,
  • industrial waste,
  • motor oil & grease,
  • mattresses,
  • asbestos,
  • trucks & tip trucks,
  • demolition waste,
  • white goods and household furniture.

The following items are prohibited at all Lithgow Council sites:

  • hazardous waste,
  • liquid waste

 

FacilityHours of operationWhat can I dispose of there
Lithgow Solid Waste Depot The main facility for the LGA Off Geordie Street LithgowOpen 8.00am - 5.00 pm 8.00am – 5.45pm during Daylight Savings Closed Christmas DayHousehold residential waste, green waste, tyres, whitegoods, building waste, putrescible waste, commercial waste, asbestos. This is Council’s only facility to accept commercial Waste, asbestos & tyres. Please note asbestos must be booked in with Depot prior to dumping.
Wallerawang Garbage Depot Pipers Flat Road WallerawangOpen 8.30am – 4.30pm Closed on Good Friday and Christmas DayHousehold residential waste, green waste & recycling. (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Portland Garbage Depot Portland/Cullen Bullen Road PortlandOpen 8.30am – 4.30pm Closed on Good Friday and Christmas DayHousehold residential waste, green waste & recycling. (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Capertee Garbage Depot Airly Street CaperteeOpen 8.30am – 4.30pm Closed on Good Friday and Christmas DayHousehold residential waste, green waste & recycling. (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Glen Davis Transfer StationAccess to this depot is restricted to Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 6pmONLY Household domestic waste(Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Hampton Transfer Station Rydal/Hampton Road HamptonAccess to this facility is restricted and can only be gained via a key pedestrian gate.ONLY Household domestic waste (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Meadow Flat Transfer Station Curly Dick Road Meadow FlatAccess available 24 hours (This site is regularly monitored)ONLY Household domestic waste (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Tarana Transfer Station Off Main Street TaranaAccess available 24 hours (This tip is regularly monitored)ONLY Household domestic waste (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)
Angus Place Transfer Station Wolgan RoadAccess available during daylight hours (This tip is regularly monitored)ONLY Household domestic waste (Fines apply for commercial and non-resident dumping)