Waste Management

Council is committed to providing domestic waste management services to residents on a weekly basis. Rubbish should be placed in an acceptable receptacle and aligned kerbside on the day of collection by 6am

The Shire of Coolgardie Rubbish Collection Days are as follows:

Rubbish collection days
Kambalda East Tuesday
Kambalda West – Bluebush Road to Casuarina Road Tuesday
Kambalda West – Salmon Gum Road to Callitris
Coolgardie Friday

Please be aware that bins placed incorrectly or overfilled will not be emptied. Heavy materials such as bricks or concrete and hot ashes must not be placed in these bins. Should your bin be damaged contact the Shire Office for a replacement.

Waste Disposal Sites

The Shire of Coolgardie Waste disposal Sites are fully manned and open 5 days of the week.  For a full list of rates and charges please refer to the fees and charges found in our Publications Section. Facility addresses and opening hours below:

Waste Disposal site open hours
Kambalda Waste Disposal Site
Address End of Dump Road, Kambalda, off Emu Rocks Road.
Open Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Open 10.00am to 3.00pm. Saturday and Sunday, Open 8.00am to 1.00pm.

Wednesday  and Thursday closed.

Coolgardie Waste Disposal Site
Address Great Eastern Highway, west Coolgardie.
Open Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Open 10.00am to 3.00pm. Saturday and Sunday, Open 8.00am to 1.00pm.

Wednesday  and Thursday closed.

Open Public Holidays

Excluding: Good Friday and Christmas Day.


Collection Information
Coolgardie 04/11/2019
West Kambalda 11/11/2019
East Kambalda 18/11/2019


Hard refuse should be placed neatly on the verge as close as possible to the kerb and your driveway.

The following items will be collected from your verge;

- WHITE GOODS -Stoves, refrigerators (doors to be removed), washing machines etc.

- TRAMPOLINES/SWING SETS must be dismantled




The white goods and scrap metal should be placed on the verge in a pile separate to the other hard refuse as this will be  collected separately and recycled. All items of hard refuse will be collected by hand.  A maximum weight will apply and as a general rule, two (2) people should be able to lift the item easily to shoulder height with the item being no longer than 4 metres.

Please note this service is available in townsites only. It is important that residents pay close attention to the  requirements of the roadside collections.  All waste is to be placed in a pile neatly on the verge no earlier than one (1) week prior to the advertised collection week.

All waste must be placed on the verge by 6.00am on the advertised starting date as the truck will only travel down your street once.

All waste is to be placed on the verge without obstructing  footpaths or line of sight particularly adjacent to road intersections.

Waste will not be collected from Vacant Properties, Public Land or Land outside townsite boundaries.


- Green Waste       

- Chemicals

- Sand                             

- Flammable Liquids

- Rubble                          

- Asbestos

- Bricks                          

- Batteries     

- Cement                      

- Motor Vehicles

- Tyres                            

- Car Parts

- Pesticides

- Foodstuffs (Household Waste

Please have refuse out on the Sunday prior to collection date