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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

As advised in late February, Council is implementing a trial of new Tip Opening Hours for Hay, Maude and Booligal, in order to better manage its waste management facilities. The hours proposed for the 6-month trial and will commence on Monday 20th April 2020. 




Hay Transfer Station: 2.00pm - 4.00pm*
Maude: 8.30am - 11.30am
Booligal: Closed


Hay Transfer Station: 10.00am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 5.00pm*
Maude: Closed
Booligal: Closed


Hay Transfer Station: 2.00pm - 4.00pm*
Maude: Closed
Booligal: 8.30am - 11.30am




Hay Transfer Station: 8.30am - 11.30am
Maude: Closed
Booligal: Closed


Hay Transfer Station: 8.30am - 11.30am
Maude (By Volunteers): 10.00am - 12.00pm
Booligal (By Volunteers): TBC

Access to the Old Tip *

Access to the Old Tip/Landfill Site is by appointment only, please contact our administration office for more details on (02) 6990 1100. 

Pre-arranged appointments will only be during normal opening hours on weekdays, and by reporting to the staff member on duty at the Waste Transfer Station.

Dispoal fees must be paid prior to disposal.

Disposal Fees

Waste Type Fees
Access to Disposal Site  $60.00 per day - customer is to advise how many times they will need the gate opened
Trucks in excess of 5m3  $15.00 per m3
Disposal of Asbestos $125 per m3 (min $125)
Tyres - Small car/4WD $14.00 per tyre
Tyres - medium truck, Super Single $24.00 per tyre
Tyres - Large Tractor $32.00 per tyre
Tyres - Extra Large, 4WD Tractor, earthmoving $71.00 per tyre
Septic Waste $50.00 per load - customer is to advise how many times they will need the gate opened

Asbestos & Tyres

Asbestos and tyres cannot be disposed of at the Hay Waste Disposal Site without prior consent from Council, applications forms are listed below.
For more information please view Council's Asbestos Policy or contact the office during normal business hours.

Asbestos Disposal Application
Tyre Disposal Application


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.