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The general rubbish/recycling is collected on behalf of Council by Clare Valley Waste.

If you have any queries please call 0438 884 340.


Household Refuse Collection

This service is provided weekly.

Collection Days:

Clare (North of Lennon Street/Victoria Road)

Clare (South of Lennon Street/Victoria Road), Mintaro, Waterle & Auburn Wednesday

Manoora, Marrabel, Rhynie, Riverton, Saddleworth, Stockport, Tarlee and Waterloo

  • Collected in a mobile garbage bin having a maximum capacity of 140 litres. Council is not responsible for the supply or replacement of these bins.
  • NO demolition material or industrial waste, including chemicals or substances of dangerous or obnoxious nature will be collected.
  • Please ensure the bin is facing the road and placed in an accessible position.
  • Ensure your bin is not packed too tightly, as garbage may become stuck and not empty out.

Landowners please note (including schools and businesses) that collection is for ONE bin only per property, and the regular garbage collection bin is 120/140 litre ONLY. 240 litre bins will no longer be collected.

Other changes: Saddleworth/Auburn Road residents please note a change of collection day from Thursday to Wednesday.

Household Recycling Service

This service is provided fortnightly.

Collection Days: Alternate Fridays

Clare and Sevenhill  

Auburn, Manoora, Marrabel, Mintaro, Rhynie, Riverton, Saddleworth,

Tarlee, Stockport, Waterloo and Watervale,


The following can be placed in your recycling bin for collection: (Please wash out containers)

  • Glass bottles and jars - with tops off
  • All plastic containers - with tops off (no plastic bags)
  • Cans - steel and aluminium
  • Cartons - Milk and Juice
  • Paper & Cardboard - Clean newspaper, magazines, writing paper, cardboard and phone books

Please ensure the bin is facing the road and placed in an accessible position. Ensure the bin is not packed too tightly, as recyclables may become stuck and not empty out.

Recycling collection is one 240 litre bin only, and if the bin contains non-recyclable material, it won't be collected.

Click the following attachment to download the Refuse Collection Brochure for 2014

Refuse Brochure 2015(913 kb)


Waste Depots

Residents may dispose of waste at the following depots during operating hours:

CLARE (located approx 1 km from Clare on Benny's Hill Road)

Thursday 9 am - 1 pm

Friday 9 am - 12 pm 1 pm - 5 pm

Sunday 9 am - 4.30 pm

RHYNIE (located approx 4 km north of Rhynie off Main North Road)

Thursday 2 pm - 5 pm

Saturday 8 am - 11 am


Please Call CFS Hotline 1300 362 361 (Toll Free)



Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council residents can now safely recycle their electronic waste without charge.  Approved items can be dropped off free of charge during normal opening times.

Items of e-waste can be dropped off for recycling include unwanted computer equipment, printers, scanners and television, which will be recycled and used in manufacturing new products instead of going to landfill.

Items NOT accepted through TechCollect are game consoles, video recorders and DVD players, whitegoods and household appliances, power tools, radios stereo equipment and non-computer batteries. 


GST Free
Car Boot / Station Wagon


Small Trailer / Utility / Van


Small Trailer / Utility (high sides)


Tandem Trailer (small)


Tandem Trailer (small / high sides)


Tandem Trailer (large)


Tandem Trailer (large / high sides)


Small Truck < 8 tonne