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Kerbside Waste and Recycling Service

Roxby Council introduced an integrated kerbside collection service in 2012, with general household waste, recycling and green organics collected. The kerbside waste and recycling service is a single driver operation that services the community according to the zoned areas outlined on the 2017 Waste Collection Calendar(457 kb)

 

The new My Local Services can notify you of the collection of your Red, Yellow and Green Bins the day before.

My Local Services App

 Important information for the successful collection of your waste:

  • Please have your bins out the night before collection

  • Place your wheelie bin on the footpath as close as practical to the kerb or the road edge

  • Make sure the wheels of the bin are nearest your property

  • The bin must be clear of parked cars or trees and at least 300mm away from any other bin or obstruction (e.g. street light, tree)

  • Remove bin from the street verge within 24 hours of collection

Please do not:

  • Place steel, stones, concrete, soil, hot ashes or oil in your bin

  • Overload your bin, the bin lift is set at a maximum of 80kgs

  • Compact the rubbish in your bin and place heavier items in the bottom of the bin

 

Bins will not be collected if:

  • The lid is open

  • The bin is overloaded

  • The bin is placed incorrectly

  • The recycling or green organics bin is contaminated

 

Resource Recovery Centre

10 Gosse Street
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 1154

Opening Hours:     

  • 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday

  • 8am - 12noon Saturday

  • 1pm - 5pm Sunday

The Resource Recovery Centre is a Roxby Council service operated by BSH Waste Solutions. The service is available for FREE residential disposal of all waste materials except for tyres, which incur charges for disposal.

Residents are required to sort waste into the following categories at the Resource Recovery Centre.

  • General waste

  • E-waste

  • Mixed paper and card

  • Garden waste and soil

  • Wood and timber

  • Metals

  • Batteries

  • Oil

  • Tyers – charge applies

 

Can and Bottle Recycling

Recycling of 10-cent refundable beverage containers including cans, bottles and cartons is available at the Resource Recovery Centre. Can and bottle recycling is a business unit of BSH Waste Solutions.

10 Gosse Street
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 1154

Opening Hours: 

  • 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

  • 8am to 12 noon Saturday

  • Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Please empty the contents of bottles and cans and remove lids and straws before recycling.

 

Disposal of tricky waste items

 

Waste Oil Disposal

A waste oil collection facility is available at the Resource Recovery Centre.  Disposal of all used motor oil at this facility is free.

 No cooking oils, coolants, diesel or diesel-blended fuels (bio Diesel) are to be deposited into the unit.

10 Gosse Street
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 1154

Opening Hours:     

  • 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday

  • 8am - 12noon Saturday

  • 1pm - 5pm Sunday

 

Batteries

Recycling of batteries is available at Roxby Council.  All standard household and mobile phone batteries are accepted. Place batteries in the collection bucket at the Roxby Council foyer free of charge.

Richardson Place
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Opening Hours:     

  • 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

 

Mobile Phones

Mobile phone recycling is available free of charge at Roxby Council. All makes and models of mobile phones, including handsets, batteries and mobile accessories are accepted in the collection box in the foyer of Roxby Council. The mobile phones are then posted to Mobile Muster and recycled into new products made from recycled resources.

Richardson Place
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Opening Hours:     

  • 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

 

Printer Cartridges

Printer Cartridge recycling is available at Roxby Council. A collection box is located in the foyer of Roxby Council and accepts toner cartridges, inkjets and laser cartridges, toner bottles, drum kits and fuser kits. Printer cartridge recycling is an intiaitve of Cartridges 4 Planet Ark.  Please remove cartridges from bags or boxes before placing in collection box.

Large businesses and organisations can register at Cartridges 4 Planet Ark to recycle their own printer cartridges for free.

Richardson Place
ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Opening Hours:     

  • 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

 

Fluorescent Light Globes

Fluorescent light globes can be disposed of for free at Mitre10

Corner Tutop and Arcoona Street

ROXBY DOWNS SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 3111

Opening Hours:     

  • 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday

  • 9am – 1pm Saturday

  • 10am – 1pm Sunday

Contact Council

6 Richardson Place

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 124

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Fax: (08) 8671 0452

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Roxby Downs South Australia
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