Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Kempsey Shire Council area


Kerbside garden and/or food services in the Kempsey Shire Council area

Below is a list of Kerbside garden and/or food services provided by your council

Kerbside Organic Service

240L Bin with the Green Lid


Residential and small businesses in metro areas

Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches


Garden Prunings




All Food Scraps (including meat)

Paper and Cardboard

Untreated Timber

Small Timber Offcuts

Additional Materials
  • Council offers a FREE kitchen HandyBin (Solid or Cage type with compostable liner bags) from Customer Services to all rateable properties to help get foodscraps out of general waste to landfill and converted to valuable resources for the community.

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Household Garbage

    Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Garden Equipment

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

    Large Tree Trunks

    Pot plant containers


  • no melamine or particle board

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    No material greater than 400mm will be accepted for composting. These larger branches or stumps are accepted at all 4 Waste Management facilities and contribution fees charged to help pay for commercial mulching.