Landfill Site

Avon Waste operates the Northam Landfill site known as the Old Colebatch Road Landfill Site. It is also involved in the operation of the Bendering Landfill Site for the Shires of Corrigin, Kulin, Kondinin and Narembeen.

For site specific information please click below:

Northam Landfill Site

Where is the Landfill site located?

The Northam Landfill site is located on Old Quarry Road.

When is the Landfill site open*?

Open 7 days per week between 8am and 5pm.

Closed on Christmas Day and on Good Friday.

Resident Information

Residential passes are available for Northam residents which allows 10 free visits for general waste and 6 free visits for green waste per financial year. The pass entitles the resident to dispose of domestic waste only free of charge. Residents can deposit waste for free in cars, utilities, vans and trailers not exceeding 1.8m x 1.2m x .06m. Charges will apply to dispose of waste including asbestos, tyres, waste oil exceeding 30L, animal bodies, commercial waste, and residential loads exceeding 1.8m x 1.2m x .06m.

EFTPOS facilities are available. All charges are to be paid to the gatehouse before leaving.

Commercial Information

The Shire of Northam can offer an account service to large operators. All accounts must be applied for and approved before waste can be disposed at the landfill site. Please contact the Shire of Northam if you would like to arrange an account.

EFTPOS facilities are available. All charges are to be paid to the gatehouse before leaving.

What can be disposed of at the Northam Landfill site?

The Northam Landfill site can accept the following waste;

  • Domestic Waste
  • Commercial / Industrial Waste
  • Unadulterated Building Rubble – brick, concrete, rock, soil, greenwaste
  • Asbestos
  • Animal bodies
  • Tyres
  • Waste Oil
  • Septic Waste

Click here to view Shire fees and charges schedule

Where can I take my recyclables?

There are recycling collection points at the Landfill site and on Peel Terrace (across from the Caltex petrol station). There is no charge to dispose of your recyclable materials at either of these sites.

Click here to view what items can be recycled

Inkpen Waste Disposal Site

Where is the Waste Disposal Site located?

The Inkpen Waste Disposal Site is located on Inkpen Road near Wundowie.

When is the Landfill site open*?

Tuesday to Friday: 2pm to 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Public holidays: 9am to 5pm

Closed on Mondays except for public holidays.
Closed on Christmas Day and on Good Friday.

Waste Disposal Site Information

Entry passes to the facility are available to Shire residents. The pass entitles the resident to dispose of domestic waste only free of charge. Residents can deposit waste for free in cars, utilities, vans and trailers not exceeding 1.8m x 1.2m x .06m. Charges will apply to dispose of waste including asbestos, tyres, waste oil exceeding 30L, animal bodies, commercial waste, and residential loads exceeding 1.8m x 1.2m x .06m.

Please note there are no eftpos facilities at the landfill site. All charges are to be paid to the gatehouse before leaving.

This waste disposal site is run by the Shire of Northam. Any queries, please contact the shire office on 9622 1099.

Bendering Landfill Site

Avon Waste operates the Landfill Site located in Bendering for shires in RoeRoC. The members of RoeRoC are:

  • Shire of Corrigin
  • Shire of Kondinin
  • Shire of Kulin
  • Shire of Narembeen

All waste collected from these shires is taken to the Bendering Landfill site for disposal. All waste is compacted before being covered with soil to eliminate windblown waste existing the site and to eliminate odours and vermin.

All waste is weighed before being deposited at the tipping face.

This site is not open to members of the public. This facility only receives refuse from the RoeRoC shires unless other arrangements have been made.

For any further information on the site please contact us on (08) 9641 1318 or email admin@avonwaste.com.au

* times are subject to change.