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Waste and Recycling

Council encourages all residents to consider how to minimise waste and reduce the impact on the environment and maintains the philosophy for minimising waste as ‘Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle’. The below links can provide further information on ways you can do this:


  • RAMROC Riverina Waste Group - Hay Shire Council is a part of this voluntary regional waste group, formed to provide collaborative approaches to waste and resource management. The group runs initiatives like Love Food Hate Waste, and have a Facebook Page and website page which can be found below:

RAMROC Riverina Waste Group Website

RAMROC Riverina Waste Group Facebook Page


Waste Transfer Station/Waste Depot

The Hay Waste Disposal depot is located in Tip Rd (Thelangerin Rd).

Hours of Operation


12noon - 6.00pm


7.30am - 6.00pm


7.30am - 6.00pm


7.30am - 6.00pm


12noon - 6.00pm


7.30am - 6.00pm


7.30am - 6.00pm


Access to the Old Tip

Swipe card access to the old tip is currently unavailable and anyone wanting to dispose of items at the old tip site are required to make an appointment with staff at the Council Administration Centre during normal business hours.



Asbestos cannot be disposed at the Hay Waste Disposal Site without prior consent from Council.
For more information please view Council's Asbestos Policy or contact the office during normal business hours.



Paper and cardboard recycling is available at the Waste Transfer Station.

Hay Council supports recycling and has available a Community Recycling Centre (located at the Waste Transfer Station on Thelangerin Road) for the disposal of a range of recyclable items shown below:


For more information on CRC’s, please visit the EPA website.


Drum Muster

Council participates in the Drum Muster Program which is the recycling of farm chemical drums. Anyone wishing to dispose of chemical drums can make an appointment by contacting the Hay Shire Council Office during business hours.