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 - 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.

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.