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The health of our community, visitors, and staff is our number one priority.

Council’s response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is being guided by the latest advice from Commonwealth and State authorities.

For the latest information visit the SA Health or Australian Government - Department of Health websites.

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Waste Collection & Recycling

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) restriction period, all bin enquiries must go directly to Solo Resource Recovery. All enquiries should be sent by email to

If you don’t have access to email, please call 8159 5090.

Bin Service

3 bin system 2018


Declared refuse charges for 2020/21


140 litre red lidded general waste bin

$5.98 per week
($311.00 per annum)


240 litre yellow lidded bin for recycling


240 litre green lidded bin for organics


Rural areas

Declared refuse charges for 2020/21


140 litre red lidded general waste bin

$3.94 per week
($205.00 per annum)


240 litre yellow lidded bin for recycling



  • Yellow and green lidded bins are collected on alternate weeks.
  • Bin weight limit - a 75kg weight limit applies to all kerbside collection bins
  • Some rural areas are excluded - 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.
  • 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. This service is also charged at $311.00 per annum.
  • Fees are subject to change per financial year, subject to Council resolution.

Organising New or Replacement Service/s

All new or replacement service requests are to be directed to:

Solo Resource Recovery
Telephone: 8159 5090

Collection Days


  • Freeling
  • Buchfelde
  • Gawler Belt
  • Gawler River
  • Kangaroo Flat
  • Ward Belt


  • Roseworthy
  • Greenock
  • Seppeltsfield
  • Marananga
  • Tanunda
  • Nuriootpa
  • Daveyston
  • Shea-oak Log


  • Hewett
  • Gawler Industrial Park


  • Kapunda East
  • Wasleys
  • Templers
  • Magdala
  • Woolsheds
  • Fords
  • Belvidere


  • Kapunda West (west of Main Street and Mildred Street)
  • Hamilton
  • Allendale North
  • Bagot Well

Note: Bin collection days will remain the same if they fall on a public holiday except if the collection day falls on Christmas Day or New Year's Day, where all collection days will then be postponed for one day, including the Friday collection which will be completed on Saturday. Normal collection days will resume the following week.

What Do I Need to do Before Collection Day?

  • Place your bins out the night before
  • Lids must open towards the road
  • Bins must be placed 50cm apart

What Should I do if My Bin/s Not Collected?

Direct queries to Solo Resource Recovery - Telephone: 8295 5077

Will I Receive a Collection Calendar?

A printable version of the Recycling & Green Waste calendar be downloaded online.

The Solo Bin app can also be downloaded online for mobile phones.

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What Can I Put in my General Waste, Recycling and Green Waste Bins?

What can go in your bin - July 2018

Download the "What goes in your bins?" brochure

Other Waste Disposal Options

Waste transfer stations

Kapunda Resource Recovery Facility

Scotty's Grave Road, Kapunda SA 5373
Phone: (08) 8525 3200


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 9 am and 12 pm
Accepts hazardous waste (chemicals, paint. photographic chemicals etc.)

Eco Waste Solutions

101 Kellys Rd, Willaston SA 5118
Accepts concrete, bricks, green waste, cardboard, timber, steel, soil, clean fill, mattresses and tyres

E-waste disposal options

E-Waste is now able to be disposed of FREE at the Kapunda Resource Recovery Centre. E-Waste quantities are restricted to household items only, commercial quantities are not accepted.

For additional options and information about the disposal of different kinds of e-waste, please visit DropZone.

Hazardous waste disposal

For more information about the disposal of hazardous waste such as household chemicals and paint, please visit the Green Industries SA website.


DrumMUSTER is available each Sunday from 10 am - 2.00 pm at the Kapunda Resource Recovery Facility on Scotty's Grave Road, Kapunda.

For further information please visit the DrumMUSTER website.


For all other Waste and Recycling enquiries, please contact Council on 8525 3200, or complete an Online Customer Request Form