Waste & Recycling

Waste & Recycling

Council provides its ratepayers with a kerbside waste and recycling service  - details on links below. 

The Waste Transfer Station, can be found on White Street, Robe and associated opening hours and costs are below.


Click here for a copy of Waste and Recycle Collection Calendar 2019


For replacement bin spare parts (wheels, lids etc), please contact EnviroTec 8762 4719. 

Waste Transfer Station

Kerbside Waste & Recycling Collection

Rubbish & Recycling Collection Days:

Domestic waste is collected weekly on the following days in the specified areas, unless otherwise advertised through the media.

Monday - Boatswains Point township, Highway to Boatswains Point and Mount Benson 

Tuesday - Robe township (to Drain L bridge)

Wednesday - Long Beach Area (east of Drain L bridge) and Wildfield Estate, Nora Creina Road and Main Road to Wildfield Estate

Wednesday 26 December 2018 to Wednesday 30 January 2019 and Wednesday 24 April 2019 (after Easter) - Nora Creina township

Fortnightly pick up (alternate Wednesdays) -  Greenways

*Waste collection scheduled for Wednesday 25 December 2019 will be collected on Tuesday 24 December 2019 


Recycled products are collected fortnightly on the following days in the specified areas, unless otherwise advertised through the media.

Thursday - Robe township (to Drain L bridge)

Friday - Long Beach Area (east of Drain L bridge) and Wildfield Estate, Nora Creina Road and Main Road to Wildfield Estate

*Recycle bins are collected weekly during the month of January


Transfer Station Opening Hours

Waste Transfer Station Operating Times, Times & Fees will apply as follows:

(Waste Transfer Station located off White Street at the Council Depot)


Normal & SA Declared Public Holidays

26 Dec - 31 Jan


10.00 am - 11.00 am

10.00 am - 11.00 am


10.00 am - 11.00 am

10.00 am - 11.00 am


10.00 am - 11.00 am

10.00 am - 11.00 am


10.00 am - 11.00 am

10.00 am - 11.00 am


10.00 am - 11.00 am

10.00 am - 11.00 am



2 pm - 3 pm


2 pm - 3 pm

2 pm - 3 pm

The Transfer Station will be closed on Christmas Day, Good Friday, Anzac Day and New Years Day.

These are the only times the Transfer Station Depot will be open to the public. Members of the community and district are urged to co-ordinate dumping of waste with the above allocated days and times.

Opening of the Transfer Station Depot outside the above listed hours will incur a charge of $231.00 plus the disposal fee(s). Transfer Station Depot opening /operations will only be carried out by a Council employee.

NO KEYS will be issued or distributed to any person(s).

Transfer Station User Charges

Cars & Station Wagon(Boot Load) $23.00
6 x 4 trailers, car type utes $32.00
8 x 5 trailers or similar, large utes $59.00
Single Axle Truck $216.00
Mattresses $27.00 each
Sofas/Lounge Chairs $17.00 each
Car Bodies $54.00
Opening out of hours charge $236.00

*Half price for pensioners for car boot load only on production of pension card.

E-Waste Fees: no charge.

Cardboard: clean and uncontaminated cardboard can be deposited at no charge.

Bags of municipal household waste can be disposed of at the Robe Transfer Station for a cost of $3 a bag.

Not accepted at transfer station: Batteries, Asbestos. 

Green Waste Dump

Recycling your green waste:

Green Waste products that are segregated and do not require mulching eg. Lawn clippings, leaves etc, can be dumped free of charge within the Transfer Station area during the opening times.

Normal Transfer Station Fees will apply to any Green Waste products that require mulching.

Robe SA Map

The District Council of Robe is located in one of the most diverse and exciting areas within the state of South Australia. Situated along SA's magnificent Limestone Coast, this historic seaside port has an abundance of attractions on offer.

Contact Council

Royal Circus, Robe SA 5276

Phone: 08 8768 2003

Email: council@robe.sa.gov.au