Waste Management

The Pingelly Waste Management Facility is located 2km south of the Pingelly townsite off the Great Southern Highway.

The facility is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 7.30am - 4.00pm. The facility will be closed and locked outside of these hours. There is no site entry fee during the normal opening hours.

The Pingelly Refuse and Transfer Station will be closed on the following days if they coincide with a normal opening day:

  • Christmas Day;
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Good Friday

The facility is a Class II landfill which means it is authorised to accept certain hazardous wastes including asbestos, synthetic mineral fibres and some potentially hazardous industrial materials. If you wish to dispose of hazardous waste please contact the Shire Office staff who will advise you of an appropriate course of action for the disposal of your waste. Wastes not accepted at the site include:

  • Radioactive
  • Commercial Pharmaceuticals
  • Quarantine Waste
  • Dangers goods categorised under the Australian Code of Practice for the transport of dangerous goods by road and rail (such as explosive gases, toxix flammables or corrosive substances)
  • Industrial Sludge

Refuse Collection

The weekly rubbish collection is on Tuesday. Rubbish service fees are payable annually with rates and include the provision of one 240 litre bin per residence. An additional fee is payable if more bins are required. Any replacement of lost bins will incur a replacement fee.  Recycling is collected every second Tuesday please contact the Shire for dates.

Free Skip Bin Service

The Shire of Pingelly has introduced a free skip bin as a once a year service for bulk rubbish commencing on Monday 9 January 2017.

 
A skip bin can be booked by phoning the Shire on (08) 9887 1066 or coming in to the Shire Office at 17 Queen Street, Pingelly.
 
Shire Staff will arrange for a skip bin to be placed on your verge for a period of two weeks and will be emptied by the Shire Waste Contractor. Once the skip bin is emptied it will be relocated to the next resident requesting the service.
 
More information can be obtained by collecting a flyer from the Shire Office or please click here.