It’s all in the packaging

The average Australian household generates over 1 tonne of waste per year. Let’s RETHINK REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE. read more

Re Thinking Waste

Managing waste is a major issue for today’s societies. read more

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Everything we do produces waste and as a society we are currently producing more waste than ever before. read more

Getting rid of it!

There are many different types of wastes found in our homes and garages. What should we do with the items that can't go in our bins like paint or used motor oil or even old mobile phones? read more

Recycle it!

NetWaste is pleased to provide recycling resources for all community members to outline various services, recycling rules, the process, green waste and composting read more

Learn about it!

NetWaste is involved in many educational programs to help you learn how to change your behaviour to reduce waste and recover valuable resources read more


Federal and state government policy is increasingly driving greater resource recovery and reduction of waste to landfill. NetWaste is helping to facilitate local programs and projects that are working to these objectives read more

Welcome to NetWaste

The NetWaste office is located at the Environmental Learning Facility (ELF) within the grounds of the Orange Showground.


If you are a resident within the  Blayney Shire, Cabonne, Forbes Shire, Orange City and Parkes Shire Councils Please contact JR Richards Hotline 1300 725 415. For residents in other LGAs please contact your local Council.

Ph: (Australia) (02) 6393 8770
Fax: (Australia) (02) 6393 8772

NetWaste Education Adviser
Sue Clarke Tel: 02 6393 8771 | Mob: 0400 336 508 | Email:

NetWaste Projects Coordinator
Kristy Cosier Tel: 02 6817 8753 | Mob: 0439 131 470 | Email:

NetWaste Administration Officer
Simmone Kalanj Tel: 02 6393 8770 | Email:


PO Box 35
Orange NSW 2800

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Thank you to Central West Landcare for a very worthwhile day at the Central West Livestock Exchange today. The annual School Eco Day was a great success yet again,and I hope all the schools remember to collect their worm farms in broccoli boxes. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Kate showed us how 1 chicken can be turned into 4 delicious meals. Some simple tips to reduce food waste include planning your weekly meals, write a shopping list & stick to it, check use by and best before dates before you buy & don't shop when your hungry! (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Love Food Hate Waste Workshops in Dubbo yesterday were fantastic. Kate Bracks shared lots of ideas on how to reduce the amount of food waste we produce. Did you know that every household in NSW throws away about $1000 worth if edible food waste each year? (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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FOR A FULL LIST OF THE 2014/15 REGIONAL WASTE TO ART WINNERS please click this link to the NetWaste Website. ... See MoreSee Less

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VOTE ONLINE NOW - FOR THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD. View the 2015 Catalogue of Works at this link & place your name along with the Artwork that you choose for Peoples Choice in the comments below.
*Artist Dean Mobbs (Dean Mobbs Gallery) has kindly donated this artwork as a prize for some lucky Regional Waste to Art Exhibition visitor. All you have to do is complete a People’s Choice Award nomination. We will let one very lucky winner know that the work now belongs to them when the exhibition comes to a close.
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