Waste and Recycling in the Snowy Monaro

Collection Services

Council provides it's residents a number of collection services within the Snowy Monaro.

  • Domestic Waste and Recycling Collection Services
  • Domestic Food Organic and Garden Organics Collection Services (Cooma Only)
  • Bank of Bins Service
  • Commercial Waste and Recycling Collection Service
  • Event Waste Removal
  • Wheel In - Wheel Out Collection Services for Pensioners/Non-abled-bodied residents
picture of Garbage Recycling Green Waste bins
Domestic Kerbside Collection Services 

Residents are to be aware there are significant changes to collection services within the Snowy Monaro Region. 

For more information regarding your kerbside collection days for waste, recycling and food & garden waste please click on area links below.

Bin Collection Calendar

View Council's bin collection calendar page to find out when your red, yellow and green bin collections are scheduled for in your area or download PDF version of the Resource and Waste Calendar 2017 - 2018 (click image on left).
Village Kerbside Recycling and Waste Collection Service Survey!

Council is requesting feedback from the community in relation to waste management services. Residents of Bredbo, Michelago and Nimmitabel have raised questions as to why their villages do not currently have a kerbside recycling and waste collection service.
This survey will provide valuable information to council about your views regarding the implementation of a kerbside service to villages and possible rural properties en-route.
Please download the survey here, complete and return to Council by Friday 23 February 2018

In person: Snowy Monaro Regional Council offices or Waste Facilites
Post: Snowy Monaro Regional Council, PO Box 714 Cooma NSW 2630
Email: council@snowymonaro.nsw.gov.au

Alternatively, please click here to complete the survey online.
Waste Facilities

Council has many Waste Facilities to assist with the disposal of your Waste and Recycling. 

Recyclables are FREE OF CHARGE at ALL Waste Facilities.
* Commercial quantities are not accepted.

All of Council Waste Facilities are CLOSED on Public Holidays. 
Fees and Charges

Domestic waste service charges, Commercial waste services and Fees for waste disposal at Council’s landfills and transfer stations.
What Can I Recycle?

What you can and cannot put in your yellow lid recycling bin and how to recycle other household items. Using the right disposal method for unwanted items will help improve recycling and reuse rates.
Tricky Waste Items

Hazardous waste is dangerous to the environment and our health, disposing of it properly is very important. Learn about free services for safely disposing of asbestos, electrical items, chemicals and hazardous materials, flares and sharps.
Education and Events

Snowy Monaro Regional Council offers a variety of waste education events and services, with the goal of informing and working with our community to reduce waste going to landfill.

Composting and Worm Farming

Recycling your food waste is easy with composting and worm farming.  If you wish to home compost, the Resource and Waste Department would be happy to discuss a number of easy composting techniques and can arrange products to purchase.