Waste Education

This page contains information, leaflets, activities and other relevant data in relation to general waste, recycling and organic waste management at Murray River Council.

Our education program will grow over the coming months. If there is anything you would like further information on, please email us using the option located at the bottom of the page. 

 

Please click here to view our 2021 Waste Guide

Please click here to view our 2021 Kerbside Waste Collections Calendar.

 

 

Tyres

 

If your are a tyre consignor, tyre transporter or facility transporting or receiving waste tyres in NSW which weigh more than 200 kilograms, or consist of 20 tyres or more, in one load, they must be tracked and reported via the EPA WasteLocate system. 

To dispose of tyres at any of our waste facilities you will need to scan the QR code at our gatehouse and track your consignment with the EPA WasteLocate system. 

To find out more please click on the following link 

https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment/waste/transporting-asbestos-waste-tyres/tracking-tyres-waste-locate 

If you are transporting less than 20 tyres in a load then tracking via EPA WasteLocate is not required. 

To set up a WasteLocate account, or to track any of your consignments  follow the link below

https://wastelocate.epa.nsw.gov.au/

 

Reporting Illegal Dumping

Do you know what Illegal dumping is? 

It is when waste is dumped at a location that is not licenced to take that waste. When waste is dropped in bushland, on public land, on nature stips, or anywhere else that is not a licensed waste facility. 

Check out the video below for more information. 

Report Illegal Dumping (RIDOnline)
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If you do come across some illegally dumped waste, you can report it via the NSW EPA RIDOnline website - https://ridonline.epa.nsw.gov.au/#/home 

Australasian Recycling Label

 

The Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) is an evidence based labelling system that provides easy to understand recycling information on packaging. For further information click here and go through to the Plant Ark website. 

How does the labelling work? 

Australasian Recycling Label explained

 

REDcycle 

 

REDcycle is a Victorian based recycling program for soft plastics. But what is a soft plastic?? Soft plastics are plastics that can be scrunched into a ball.

There are REDcycle drop off locations in Echuca (Woolworths and Coles), Swan Hill (Woolworths and Coles), Kerang (Woolworths), Deniliquin (Coles) and Kyabram (Woolworths). For an extensive list of drop off locations across Austalia click here

For an extenisve list of what can and can't be recycled through the REDcycle program or for further infoamtion on the program click here.   

 

A-Z Waste and Recycling Guide

The document below will be updated periodically to reflect the most up to date information relating to items for disposal.

This list is not extensive and is subject to change. 

A-Z Waste and Recycling Guide (Sept 2020)

There are some items we describe the disposal location as 'Other' and we recommend referring to the website or waste guide. Below is a list of items noted as 'O' in the guide and some further information for their disposal.