Waste Collection & Recycling
Kerbside Waste Collection
Council provides a kerbside waste management service to townships and portions of rural areas. Townships are provided with a 3 bin service and rural areas a 2 bin service.
Townships - 3 Bin Service - 140 litre red lidded general waste bin (weekly collection), 240 litre yellow lidded bin for recycling (fortnightly collection) and 240 litre green organics bin(fortnightly collection - on alternate week to recycling bin pickup).
Rural areas - 2 Bin Service - general waste (weekly collection) and recycling (fortnightly collection) only.
Commercial properties within any zone are eligible for a 2 bin service only (unless otherwise authorised) with a configuration of a 240 litre red lidded general waste bin and a 240 litre yellow lidded recycling bin, also charged at $270.00 per annum.
To ascertain whether there is a refuse route servicing your rural area, please contact Council. Once it has been confirmed that your property is located on an existing route, Solo Resource Recovery (8295 5077) can be contacted to arrange the new service including delivery of bins.
Council refuse charges per week are for the financial year are:
3 Bin System - $5.19 per week ($270.00/annum 2016/2017)
2 Bin System - $3.46 per week ($180.00/annum 2016/2017)
Note: The above fees are subject to Council resolution for the 2016/2017 Financial budget.
Refuse fees may alter per financial year, subject to Council resolution.
Monday - Freeling-Buchfelde-Gawler Belt-Gawler River-Kangaroo Flat-Ward Belt
Tuesday - Roseworthy-Greenock-Seppeltsfield-Marananga-Tanunda-Nuriootpa-Daveyston-Shea-oak Log
Wednesday - Hewett-Gawler Industrial Park
Thursday- Kapunda East-Wasleys-Templers-Magdala-Woolsheds-Fords-Allendale North-Hamilton-Belvidere
Friday - Kapunda West (west of Main Street and Mildred Street)
Bin collection days will remain the same if they fall on a public holiday except if the collection day falls on Good Friday, Christmas Day or New Years Day.
Where your collection day falls on Good Friday, Christmas Day or New Years Day, all collection days will be postponed for one day where the Friday collection will be completed on the Saturday. The following week normal collection days will resume.
Bin/s not collected
Direct queries to Solo Resource Recovery
Telephone: 8295 5077
All new service requests to be directed to Solo Resource Recovery – You can call Solo direct or ring Council and you will be transferred through to Solo.
Contact Person: Solo
Telephone: 8295 5077
New / Replacement / Damaged Bins or Lids
All new/ replacement bin requests to be directed to Solo Resource Recovery
Telephone: 8295 5077
Kerbside collection calendars are posted to residents every financial year. The calendar, dump fees and recycling information are also available on this page.
Waste Transfer Stations
Kapunda Materials Recovery Facility - Scotty’s Grave Road, Kapunda
Open Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm
Note on days over 36 degrees the Kapunda Kapunda Materials Recovery Facility will not be open The temperature forecast is checked the night prior at 6pm..
Nuriootpa Landfill Site - Pine Drive, just off Belvidere Road
NAWMA - Bellchambers Road, Edinburgh North - Clean chemical drums can be dumped for no charge
EPA Depot - Magazine Road, Dry Creek - Opening Hours: open every 2nd Tuesday of the month between 9am and 12pm - accepts hazardous waste (chemicals, paint. photographic chemicals etc)
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E-Waste Disposal Options
E’Waste is now able to be disposed of FREE at the
Kapunda Resource Recovery Centre
Opening times 10am- 2pm Sundays
‘E’Waste quantities are restricted to household items only,
commercial quantities are not accepted.
The following links provide additional options for disposal of different kinds of ‘e-waste’.
Included in the list is Harvey Norman stores (tvs only) Officeworks stores, Two Wells transfer station, Edinburgh (Elizabeth) etc. I do note it has the Kapunda Resource Recovery Centre listed which is only open on a Sunday (except it will be closed where the temperature is forecast for 36 or above the night before).
DrumMUSTER is available each Sunday from 10am - 2.00pm at the Kapunda Resource Recovery Facility (formerly the Kapunda landfill site) on Scotty's Grave Road, Kapunda.
For further information please visit: