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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Make sure you find out how to make use of your new green bin once it arrives!

Garden waste, food scraps and lawn clippings can all go in the bin to begin a new life as healthy compost.
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Well done to all students from Kandos, Mudgee & Coonabarabran High Schools. The Sustainability in Action Program is based around the Parliamentary debating model & asks students to choose a Matter of Public Importance. Waste, water, biodiversity or energy are the topics. Students seemed right at home when they made their presentations in Parliament House last Friday, fantastic job guys. ... See MoreSee Less

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Enjoyed spending time at Wambangalang Environmental Education Centre with Sue & Dave. Thanks for your help in promoting the School Activity Kits we have developed. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Cowra Shire Council, Orange City Council, and Mid Western Regional Council who all had a look at the demo 38 tonne Tana landfill compactor - they all agreed is was one awesome bit of gear !! ... See MoreSee Less

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