Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

15 January, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting Monday 3 February 2020.

The Clean Up is available to all current domestic Council waste service users and is operated on a pre-book and pre-paid basis.

Old furniture, metals and white goods with doors removed (excluding fridges), sawn timber off-cuts, wrapped glass and mirrors, household goods and mattresses are just some of the items that can be disposed of.

However not all items can be included and old televisions and computer monitors, household waste like food scraps, green waste, domestic recycling, demolition materials and builders rubble, chemicals and hazardous items including poisons, car tyres, batteries and vehicle engines are some of the non-permissible items.

Asbestos and fibrous cement products (fibro) are also not accepted.

For information on how to dispose of these materials call 4868 0888 or visit


2020 Clean-up Area
3 – 7 February Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby
10 – 14 February Northern villages (including Willow Vale, Braemar, Aylmerton, Yerrinbool, Colo Vale, Hill Top, Balmoral, Buxton, Berrima, New Berrima and Medway).
17 – 21 February Bowral/Burradoo
24 – 28 February Southern villages (including Robertson, Fitzroy Falls, Burrawang, Bundanoon, Exeter, Penrose, Wingello and Sutton Forest)
2 – 6 March Moss Vale


Collections cannot exceed two cubic metres (approximately the size of a 7 x 4 foot box trailer) and all items left for collection must be able to be handled by a maximum of two people.

All items for collection must be left out on the Sunday before the scheduled collection week.

Bookings and payments can be made up to 4.30pm on the Friday prior to the week of collections for your requested area.  Payments can be made in person at Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre or via credit card over the phone.

A flat rate of $87.00 (with a 1% surcharge for credit cards) applies for each collection.

For more information contact the Council on phone 4868 0888.

For more details on the Summer Clean Up program visit