Shoalhaven City Council Waste Services unit provides a number of waste and recycling facilities and services to the region which focuses on reducing domestic waste to landfill, increasing the recycling rate and improving resource recovery.
These services include
- Weekly domestic mixed waste and fortnightly recycling kerbside collections;
- Centralised landfill operations at West Nowra - a well engineered landfill inclusive of gas extraction and leachate management;
- 9 x satellite transfer facilities for self-haul waste and recyclables disposal;
- Buy Back centres (or "tip shops") at selected locations, for further resource recovery
- "On- request" pick-up service for disposal of bulky or garden waste;
- Issuance of vouchers for domestic waste disposal to landfill; and
- Various recycling and community based waste minimisation programs including the Home Sustainability Program of workshops and hosting the annual EPA funded Chemical Clean Out for householders.