Illegally Dumped Rubbish
Illegal dumping of waste is an environmental crime that attracts severe penalties and is taken seriously by Fairfield City Council.
The Council has had many successful prosecutions.
The maximum penalty in the case of an individual is $1 million and/or seven years' jail.
The maximum penalty in the case of a corporation is $5 million.
Reporting illegal rubbish dumping
Residents can report illegal dumping to Council by calling 9725 0222 or report it online.
You can also call the NSW Environment Protection Authority's Environment Line on 131 555 to report illegal dumping.
Ways to dispose of waste legally in Fairfield City
- Free drop-off at the Recycling Drop Off Centre at Wetherill Park
- Concrete, brick, and asphalt can be recycled at the Sustainable Resource Centre at Wetherill Park
- Annual free scheduled ‘Clean & Green Clean Up Collection’ service
- Fairfield City Council's Residential Tree Branch Mulching Recycling Service