Waste and Recycling in the Snowy Monaro

Domestic Kerbside Collection Services for Residents

The Snowy Monaro Regional Council provides the following domestic kerbside collection services for residents:

  • Household rubbish (garbage)
  • Recycling
  • Food and Garden Organics (Cooma Only)

Domestic bin sizes may vary due to different services provided within certain areas of the region.

240-litre red lid bin
120-litre red lid bin - Cooma Only
140-litre green waste bin - Bombala Only

240-litre yellow lid bin 
360-litre yellow lid bin
60-litre black crate - Cooma and Bombala Only

Food Organics and Garden Organics - Cooma Only
240-litre lime green lid bin

Bins, crates and other Council issued receptacles, remain the property of the Snowy Monaro Regional Council. These receptacles are not be removed from the property if moving house. 

If you have recently built a new dwelling and require a domestic collection service, Council requires an interim/final Occupancy Certificate as well as a completed New Domestic Waste and Recycling application form prior to the delivery of bins.

Helpful hints to avoid missed kerbside collection

  • Keep bins and crates away from objects such as letterboxes, power boxes, overhanging branches and parked cars.
  • Missed collections, missing or damaged bins must be reported to Council as soon as possible.
  • If you wish to order a new or an additional service, contact your closest branch office.
  • Place your bin out the night before your collection day.
  • The collection routes are scheduled on days NOT times.
  • The collection vehicles may drive past your property very early in the morning.
  • Any bins that are not presented at the time the collection vehicle drive past your property will have to wait until the next collection day for that area.
Waste Facilities

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

Visit the page Waste Facilities for more information.

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

Jindabyne Landfill and Cooma Landfill are the ONLY facilities that will accept EFTPOS.

ALL of Council's operating Waste Facilities accept Cash.

Waste Landfills and Depots are CLOSED on Public Holidays. 
Provided Services

Here are the number of different waste services provided to the Snowy Monaro Region.

  • 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.
For more information regarding these services please click Collection Services to be directed to the specific page.