Community Recycling Centres

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Community Recycling Centres (CRC) are available across NSW including the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. These facilities have been established to help deal with problem wastes’ produced from households that should not be thrown in your garbage bins including:

  • Paint
  • Gas bottles
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Motor and other oils
  • Car batteries
  • Household batteries
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fluoro globes and tubes

Only household quantities of these materials will be accepted (generally 20 litres or 20kg of each waste type). Please ensure you handle and transport your items safely. Protect your vehicle by placing items on a protective sheet or tray to capture any leakages or breakages.

To find your nearest Community Recycling Centre or more information visit


Community Recycling Centre 


Household Chemicals

Household chemicals can be disposed of at the annual Chemical CleanOut event. Contact your local Council for dates of these events or check out the EPA website for dates.