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Waste Collection and Transfer Station Services


Weekly kerbside and recycle.  For additional information click the following links;

Collection Days

Bins and Recyclable Products.

Kerbside pickup will commence at 6 am. To ensure that your recycling is picked up please place bins out the night before pickup

Recycling Collection Day Calendar 2024

Click here to view the 2024 Recycling Collection Day Calendar for Binnaway, Baradine, Coonabarabran, Coolah, Dunedoo and Mendooran.

Rural Run Collection

Rural Runs collection days continues to be picked up on a fortnightly basis.


Click here to download a Domestic Waste Service Request Form

Click here to download a Yellow Bin Recycle Service Request Form 

ChemCollect - Household Chemical Cleanout

To register your unwanted chemicals, or to locate other ChemClear sites, call the hotline on 1800 008 182 or visit www.chemclear.com.au.  

Further information on this service is available by contacting the Materials Handling Centre  on 02 6842 5003.

Drum Muster

Coonabarabran Drum Muster
This service is available by appointment only and operates from Monday to Friday, 8am to 3.30pm at the Coonabarabran Waste Facility.

Coolah Drum Muster
This service is provided by the Coolah Lions Club and is on the last Wednesday of every month, 9am to 12pm at the Coolah Waste Transfer Station. If you require further information please contact Quinton on 0428 388 532.

Dunedoo Drum Muster
This service is provided by the Dundeoo Lions Club and is on the first Saturday of every month (excluding long weekends) at the Dunedoo Depot opposite the Milling Stuart Dunedoo Sale Yards between 9am and 12pm. For further information or to organise an appointment outside these times please call Dale on 0429 041 958.

All Drums must be triple rinsed

See HERE for further details.



Volume of waste collected for the Shire per year, including bins and transfer stations is 3,067 tons.

The number of bins collected over the Shire is 3,000.

Bins and Recyclable Products

Bins and Recyclable Products advice including: Bin placement for collection What cannot go in the bin Damaged or stolen bins Extra bins Recyclable products What cannot go in the recycle bins

Materials Handling Centre

The Warrumbungle Shire Council has a recycling centre at the Materials Handling Centre at Coonabarabran. Operating Hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm and Saturday and Sunday 8.00am to 5.00pm.

Town and Village Scavenging Areas

There are six towns and seven villages within the Warrumbungle Shire Council enjoying these services. These areas are called scavenging areas
Click here to view Scavenging Area Maps



Waste Transfer Stations

Click here to see Waste Management Tipping Fees.  

Locations for Waste Transfer Stations include Baradine, Binnaway, Coolah, Mendooran and Dunedoo. 

See table below for operating hours.

Waste Transfer Station – Opening Times


1630 Baradine Goorianawa Road, Baradine

8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Saturday *

9.00 am to 12 noon
Tuesday and Thursday


3856 Warrumbungle Way, Binnaway

8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday *

2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday


101 Neilrex Road, Coolah

8.30 am to 4.30 pm
and Saturday *

9.00 am to 12.00 noon

Coonabarabran   4202 Baradine Road, Coonabarabran

8.00 am to 4.30 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday *

8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday and Sunday

Closed between 12 noon and 1 pm


129 Avonside Road,


8.00 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday and Thursday *

2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Mendooran      120 Tooraweenah Road, Mendooran

8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday *

2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Monday and Tuesday

Ulamambri          3328 Box Ridge Road, Ulamambri

12.00 noon to 4.00 pm 


Please note: * Transfer stations will be including a lunch break for council staff where the facility is open all day. Transfer Stations will close between 12 noon and 12.30 pm

Please note: All Councils Transfer Stations and the Coonabarabran Landfill are closed on Public Holidays.

Asbestos Management

Visit the SafeWork NSW - Asbestos website for information on handling asbestos, including fact sheets to download.


The Asbestos Awareness website also provides important information for home owners and renovators to be aware of how to safely manage asbestos in and around the home.

Should you have any queries or concerns regarding Asbestos, please contact Council's Supervisor of Waste and Landfill on 0419 281 940.

Last Updated: 02 Jan 2024