Waste Management

The Browns Range Waste Management Facility is approximately 7km south east of the Carnarvon townsite and is on the Speedway Road (turnoff next to Outback Travel Centre) and is signposted. There is an alternative access to the Facility via North West Coastal Highway, approximately 2km south of the T Junction (opposite Caltex Service Station) – the road is signposted.

Operating Hours
Hours of operation are 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday,  Saturday & Sunday 8.00am to 2.00pm. Closed All Public Holidays

The Shire of Carnarvon provides waste disposal services at the Browns Range Waste Management Facility for residential and commercial clients.  These services include –

  • Disposal of general household waste;
  • Disposal of ferrous and non ferrous metals (commercial quantities will incur a fee);
  • Disposal of green waste.  Commercial clients note fee applies;
  • Disposal of car bodies, caravans and trailers;
  • Disposal of contaminated waste including asbestos and Biomedical Clinical Waste
  • Disposal of biological liquid waste;
  • Receptacle for waste petroleum oil and cooking oil.   Oil in containers no bigger than 20 litres.
  • Disposal of domestic quantities of household paints.

Disposal of industrial/commercial waste including construction and demolish materials (fees apply)

Commercial Fees and Charges – 2016/2017 (Please note EFTPOS facilities only available – no cash held on premises)

Service Fee(per commercial vehicle) $35.00
Commercial (non putrescible/ton or part thereof) $15.00
Commercial (putrescible/ton or part thereof) $40.00
240ltr bins $10.00
Car Bodies FREE
Recyclable Scrap Metal FREE
White Goods – gas removed – Commercial $16.00
White Goods – gas removed – Domestic FREE
White Goods – with gas – Commercial $16.00
White Goods – with gas – Domestic FREE
Gas Bottles – Commercial $6.00
Gas Bottles – Domestic FREE
Mattress – Commercial $25.00
Mattress – Domestic FREE
Recyclable Green Waste (uncontaminated) FREE
Recyclable Scrap Metal (incl. car bodies) FREE
Hazardous Waste – Asbestos (per ton) $32.00
Hazardous Waste – Burial Fee $63.00
Medical Waste – Burial Fee $63.00
Medical Waste (per m3) $73.50
Sewerage per empty (9000 ltr) $63.00
Animal Carcasses – Small $4.00
Animal Carcasses – Large $6.30
Animal Carcasses – Offal $23.00
Tyres – without rim (per tyre) $5.00
Tyres with rim (per tyre) $28.00
Tyres – large (truck/tractor) $11.00
Horticultural commercial plastics (per 100kg or part thereof) $6.00