Waste Collection & Disposal

Refuse Tip 

The Shark Bay Waste Disposal Facility is a landfill site located on the Denham

Hamelin Road approximately 2km from the Denham Townsite. 

Opening times are as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 8:00am - 12:00pm + 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesday, Thursday: 10:00am - 11:00am (Additional $10.50 fee applies on this day)

Refuse Tip Fees - Click here to view Fees and Charges

Bin Collection 

Collection Days are Tuesdays and Fridays.

Please observe these requirements to assist with your waste collection

  • Bins must be placed on verge prior to 6.00am on your collection day
  • Leave a half metre gap between bins or obstacles
  • Do not place rubbish beside or on top of the bin,
  • Do not overload the bin (maximum 70kg)
  • No paint, chemicals, liquids, car batteries or motor oil
  • Remove the bin from the verge as soon as possible after collection
  • The bins are for domestic waste only
  • Do not put bricks, heavy timber or steel in the bin –
  • these materials can damage the collection equipment and your bins.


Residents can drop-off household amounts of recyclables including bottles, cans, paper and cardboard at the Shark Bay Bring Centre, located at 105 Dampier Road, Denham.  The Bring Centre is open all hours.

The Bring Centre is for the listed recyclables ONLY.  Please do not dump any junk or general waste.  The site is monitored by CCTV at all times.

To see what can be recycled, please click here

Cyclone Clean-Up

The Council performs roadside pick-up once a year before cyclone season (usually in November).

Residents will be notified in advance of the date.