Pollution and Rubbish in our Region


Please play your part in protecting our environment by recycling and disposing of waste responsibly.

Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, it is an offence to dispose of waste in a place that cannot lawfully be used as a waste facility. It is also an offence to cause or permit waste to be transported to, or deposited in, a place that cannot lawfully be used as a waste facility. Offences can incur significant penalties and on the spot penalty notices.

Incidents can be reported online via the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) or
phone 131 555.