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Orange City Council wants to protect our environment for future generations. We do this by :

  • Three BInsproviding recycling services,

  • reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfill and

  • promoting natural resource management within our city.


New Food & Garden Waste Bins

Orange residents are taking their next steps in their journey with recycling since the new 'Food & Garden Waste' recycling service began 1 July, 2013.

Here you can find out more about:

Replacement Bins

If your bin is damaged, you can order a new replacement bin online.

What day is my yellow-bin collected?

Yellow binYou can see the maps showing which areas of Orange have their yellow-lidded recycling bins collections on which days.


Waste & Recycling Collection Guide

Click to download the 2014 Waste & Recycling Collection GuideYou can find out more about how Orange City Council manages waste & recycling in the 2014 Waste & Recycling Collection Guide

Recycling Resources

You can learn more about how to do recycling better in this series of facts sheets.

Contact a local waste management facility

You can read details of where to contact a local waste management facility.

The Orange Waste Project

The Orange Waste Project includes the construction of new facilities at the Ophir Rd Resources Recovery Centre and the building of a new $7.7 million facility at Euchareena Road, near Molong.

You can find the official documents which relate to the Orange Waste Project here.


NetWaste is a collaborative waste and resource management project sponsored by the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change and the Central West (CENTROC) and Orana Regional Organisation of Councils (OROC), located in the central and western regions of New South Wales.

The region comprises 28 councils, covering a total area of 412,308 square kilometres and supports a population of more than 380,000 people. Orange City Council is a member Council of NetWaste.

To find out more information on NetWaste visit www.netwaste.org.au

NetWaste in conjunction with the participating Councils, have developed subregional plans. These plans enable each of the participating Councils to adjust their ongoing management of waste services and make better use of the collaborative interaction opportunities with other participating Councils.

NetWaste Central Subregional Waste Management Plan (1.49MB)