Recycling Services

Recycling Drop Off Centre

Here you will find recycling locations and more information on our Sustainable Resource Centre.

Our recycling centres will accept some materials which you cannot put in your home recycling bin. See details below for which materials each centre does and does not accept.

For more information about how to dispose of common household items, please see Is it Garbage or Recycling? which includes an A to Z Recycling and Waste Guide at the bottom of the page. 

Recycling Drop Off Centre

Location

Corner of Davis and Widemere roads, Wetherill Park

Hours of Operation

Saturdays from 8am to 3:30pm, excluding public holidays

Due to traffic hazards, there is no right turn from Widemere Road (north bound) into the Recycling Drop Off Centre. Please follow the signs.

Conditions of Entry

No trucks or tilt tray utes are permitted. This is a hand unload only centre.

Please note: this centre is for Fairfield City Council residents only. Proof of residency is required upon entry.

Recycling drop off centre map

Items accepted FREE of charge:

  • Car batteries
  • Electronic waste including televisions, computers, printers, hi-fi equipment, mobile phones, electrical cables, power tools, kitchen and bathroom appliances
  • Gas cylinders (maximum 9kg bottles)
  • Metal items including washing machines, dryers, fridges, freezers, car parts and pipes
  • Motor oil (up to 20 litres)
  • Recycling including plastic bottles and containers, glass bottles and jars, steel cans, aluminium cans, paper and cardboard

Items accepted for a CHARGE:

  • Garden waste including grass clippings, prunings, branches, thorny materials, succulents and palms

Accepted Payment methods:

  • EFTPOS
  • Credit card

Please note: NO CASH accepted. Minimum charge of $5 per car and $10 per trailer to be assessed on site

Green Waste Voucher

Council provides one green voucher per household each year. This is attached to your annual rates notice (usually mailed out in August). With your green voucher you get one free garden waste drop off (limit of one box trailer load per voucher). Proof of residency must match the details on your Green Waste Voucher.

Items NOT ACCEPTED:

  • NO garbage
  • NO building materials
  • NO chemicals
  • NO paint

For more information please call Council on 9725 0222.

Other Recycling Locations

Sustainable Resource Centre

Location

Corner of Hassall Street and Widemere Road, Wetherill Park

Hours of Operation

Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 6am
No Hand Unload Monday - Friday
Closing Hours: Monday - Friday
Last Truck in: 3.45pm 

Closing Hours: Saturday
Hand Unload: 11:30am (Hand Unload Saturday mornings only)
Last Truck: 11.45am  

 

Contact Details

Telephone: 02 9725 0750
Fax: 9757 4632
Email: src@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au

Materials Accepted:

  • Terracotta roof tiles
  • Clay bricks
  • Clean concrete (with or without steel), and
  • Asphalt - ripped and profiled.
    We accept from small customers with box trailers (Saturday mornings only), to large civil construction companies and councils. 

Materials NOT Accepted:

  • Asbestos contaminated material
  • Coal tar
  • Household waste
  • Green waste
  • Fibro and Compressed Fibro
  • Compressed Paper
  • Other Compressed Materials
  • Ceramic Tiles
  • Clay and Soil
  • Paper, Wood and Glass

Products Available for Purchase:

  • R2 Sub-base- DGB 20(Concrete Roadbase)
  • Bedding sand (<8mm)
  • 10mm drainage aggregate
  • 20mm drainage aggregate
  • 20mm crushed asphalt
  • 20mm recycled roadbase (asphalt)
  • Top soil
    We also sell cement stabilised products with various percentages of cement through our Pug Mill. Please contact us on 9725 0750 for prices and availability 

Tipping Fees

Tipping fees range from $6.60 a tonne to $13.20 a tonne depending on the materials.
Hand unload fees are $30 a tonne with minimum charge of $30.
Delivery services are available Tue-Thurs. (Delivery fee range will depend on location and kilometres.)

Payment Methods

EFTPOS
Credit card

Please note: NO CASH accepted.

Environmental Compliance

Sustainable Resource Centre operates under Environmental Licence (No. 5713). It includes licence operations conditions relating to pollution prevention and monitoring, cleaner production through recycling and reuse and the implementation of best practice.

You can find the link to Sustainable Resource Centre's EPL in this link NSW EPA Licence 

 Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, Part 5.7A, Sustainable Resource Centre are required to have a Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP)(PDF, 1MB) in place that meets the requirements of the Protection of Environment Operations (General) Amendment Regulation 2021. 

Pollution Monitoring Data 

Sustainable Resource Centre has five dust, three ground water and two surface water gauges situated within the boundary of the site. The location of all gauges are located on this Pollution Monitoring Site Map(PDF, 3MB).

Pollution Monitoring is conducted by an accredited NATA Laboratory. Monthly dust and quarterly ground and surface water results as well as annual history of monitoring data is published below.

Certificate of Analysis - Depositional Dust(PDF, 724KB)

Annual History of Dust Monitoring Results(PDF, 503KB)

Current Certificate of Analysis - Ground and Surface Water(PDF, 739KB) 

Annual History Ground and Surface Water Results(XLSX, 181KB)

Annual Environmental Monitoring Report 2018/2019(PDF, 10MB) 

  • Dust Monitoring Data
    Dust monitoring data is carried out on a monthly basis by an accredited NATA laboratory.
    SRC have five dust gauges situated around the boundary of the site (See Pollution Monitoring Site Map for monitoring locations).
    The laboratory reports results of the monitoring and this report is published below.
    The laboratory also supplied a rolling six year history of the monthly dust monitoring results.
    A copy of this rolling five year report is published below.
  • Ground & Surface Water Monitoring Data
    Ground and surface water monitoring is carried out on a quarterly basis by an accredited NATA laboratory.
    SRC has three ground water and two surface water monitoring sites situated within the boundary of the site (See Pollution Monitoring Site Map for monitoring locations).
    The laboratory reports results of the monitoring and this report is published below.
    The laboratory also supplied a rolling six year history of the monthly ground and surface monitoring results.
    A copy of this rolling five year report is published below.

    (PDF, 739KB)