If you don’t have access to our kerbside recycling service or for items that will not fit in the recycling wheelie bin, dedicated recycling skip bins are located at our 9 waste management centres throughout the region. Simply look for the designated skip bin at your local landfill or Challenge Recycling at Tamworth Waste Management Facility.
Council also provides opportunities to recycle mobile phones, as well as printer, fax and photocopier ink and toner cartridges. Collection bins are located at Council offices and the Tamworth Waste Management Facility.
For the safe disposal of chemicals we offer the annual Household Chemical Clean-Out - for traditional household and garden chemicals.
Tamworth Waste Management Centre
123a Forest Road,Tamworth
This is a free service. Open 8am - 4:45pm, seven days a week.
The Community Recycling Centre accepts the following problem wastes;
- Fluorescent light tubes and compact fluorescent lights
- Oil-based paint
- Water-based paint
- Gas bottles and fire extinguishers/li>
- Household batteries
- Vehicle batteries
- Smoke detectors
- Engine Oil
- Other oils such as cooking oils
- e-waste - computers, electronics, appliances
- Ink cartridges
- Mobile phones
- Sharps (hypodermic needles)
Challenge Recycling Centre is located directly outside of the Tamworth Waste Management Facility at 123a Forest Road, Tamworth.
If you have excess household recycling or filled your yellow lid bin, you can drop off the recycling for free.
Please do not dump your rubbish at this location as Challenge is a not for profit organisation that focuses on the employment of people with disabilities.
Challenge Recycling also collect polystyrene (styrofoam) for recycling. Styrofoam cannot go in your yellow lid bin.