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.


Orangics and Recycling: If you are a resident within the  Bathurst Regional, 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.

General Waste Concerns: Please contact your Local Council.

Ph: (Australia) (02) 6393 8770

NetWaste Education Adviser
Sue Clarke | Mob: 0400 336 508 | Email:

NetWaste Projects Coordinator
Samuel Swain Tel:  Mob: 0439 131 470 | Email:

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


PO Box 35
Orange NSW 2800

Physical address: 261 Lords Place | Orange NSW 2800

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We love to see and share the results from our Community Recycling Centres. 60 tonnes of problem waste collected from NetWaste.

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Almost 60 tonnes of waste been saved from landfill at the five Community Recycling Centres (CRC's) operating at Gilgandra, Broken Hill, Bathurst, Blue Mountains and Dubbo!

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Don't forget Cowra CRC is now open too!
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