Regional waste facilities

Depots in Parkes and throughout the Shire.

Council presently operates 8 waste depots within the Shire. It has established a controlled sanitary landfill site in Parkes, which has a projected lifespan of over 20 years. Other waste depots are located at Peak Hill, Alectown, Bogan Gate, Trundle, Tullamore and Gunningbland.  Please note that Yarrabandai tip is now closed.

The Parkes Waste Facility is open six days a week, Tuesday to Friday between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm, with the last entry at 4.15pm, and on the Weekends between 10am and 4.30pm, with the last entry at 4.15pm (closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday and New Years Day).

The Peak Hill Waste Depot is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday between the hours of 1.00pm and 4.30pm, with the last entry at 4.15pm (closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

For more information on Council's waste facilities including fees and charges, E-Waste, Trade Waste & Used Oil Collection facilities, see the Waste Facilities Section.

Township Waste Depots

Other Waste Depots in our townships Eligible residents in the local catchment area can apply for a tip access key to their local landfill site […] View Page

Parkes Waste Facility

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Peak Hill Waste & Recycling Transfer Station

Peak Hill Waste & RecyclingTransfer Station Access from Rouse Road, approximately 1.2km east of town Opening Hours Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 1:00pm – 4:30pm (NO ENTRY […] View Page

Disposal of Asbestos, Chemicals, Oil, Trade and e-Waste

Where to Dispose Asbestos, Chemicals, Oils, Trade Waste and e-Waste Asbestos Expand Any wastes containing or potentially containing asbestos are classified as asbestos waste and […] View Page