News & Activities

Household Chemical CleanOut

The Household Chemical CleanOut is held annually and the next event will be held in Goulburn and Marulan on Sunday 13 December 2020. The Goulburn event will be held at the Goulburn Recreation Area at 47 Braidwood Road, Goulburn between 8am and 12pm. The Marulan event will be held at the Marulan Waste Management Centre on Wilson Drive, Marulan from 2pm to 4pm.

For information on what can be disposed of at the CleanOut event, visit the EPA website, or contact the Waste Info Line on (02) 4823 4417.

Bin Trim

The Bin Trim Program provides free support to businesses to maximise its recycling and minimise its waste to landfill.

Roughly 70% of things in a business’s general waste bin can be reused or recycled.

Minimising the amount of waste you send to landfill is not just good for the planet; it is good for your business, helping to:

  • attract more customers by showing your environmental awareness
  • increase staff morale
  • gain recognition for actions taken
  • reduce impact on the environment

95% of businesses that have added a recycling service are diverting more waste and improving its productivity and efficiency. Are you ready to join them?

Your business may also be eligible for a rebate of between $1,000 and $50,000 to help with the purchase price of recycling equipment.

If you want to know more you can follow the link to the programs website:

https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/your-environment/recycling-and-reuse/business-government-recycling/bin-trim

or contact Canberra Region Joint Organisation who is delivering this program for Council.

Email: bintrim@crjo.nsw.gov.au or call 0417 795 444.

Garage Sale Trail

Join us for the Garage Sale Trail in Goulburn Mulwaree!

Garage Sale Trail 2020, the Covid-19 recovery edition, is coming to town on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November. With new ways to be involved online and in the real world, this year you can participate in Garage Sale Trail no matter what restrictions are in place. Host a sale at home, online or attend one of our reuse masterclasses. You'll divert valuable resources from landfill and make or save some money in the process. It's free to register and we provide all the tips, support and promotional materials you need to sell big and stay safe on the Trail.

Click here for more information or to register!

Free Weekends

May Free Weekend (postponed to 19 & 20 September 2020 due to COVID-19)

On the first weekend in May each year (postponed to 19 & 20 September in 2020), Goulburn Mulwaree residents can dispose of up to 2 mattresses/bases (any size), 2 fridges/freezers, 1 air-conditioner, up to 1m3 of e-waste (computers, televisions, printers, fax machines and computer accessories only), and/or up to 2m3 of clean steel items (including electrical appliances with an electrical lead) per property, free of charge at Council's waste centres. Goulburn Mulwaree residents only. All loads must be self-hauled to one of Council's waste centres. Only domestic items will be accepted - no commercial waste. All waste/items outside of those listed above will be charged the appropriate fee for disposal.

The next May disposal weekend will be held on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 May 2021, 7am to 4pm at Council's waste centres at Goulburn, Marulan and Tarago.

For further information, contact the Waste Info Line on (02) 4823 4417.

November Free Weekend

On the first weekend in November each year, Goulburn Mulwaree residents can dispose of up to 2m3 of bulky household general waste (such as household furniture, green waste, cardboard and steel) per property, free of charge at Council's waste centres. Goulburn Mulwaree residents only. All loads must be self-hauled to one of Council's waste centres. Only domestic items will be accepted - no commercial waste. All loads must be fully sorted so that recyclables can be placed in the appropriate areas at the waste centre, or charges will apply.

The next November disposal weekend will be held on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November 2020, 7am to 4pm at Council's waste centres at Goulburn, Marulan and Tarago.

Due to the impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, Council staff will not be able to assist customers in unloading their items as has occurred in previous years. Residents must ensure they are able to unload vehicles themselves, for example by ensuring more than one person attends for unloading. If it took two people to load an item, please ensure two people are on-hand to unload.

For further information, contact the Waste Info Line on (02) 4823 4417.