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Kerbside pickup to continue next week

Byron Shire Council is continuing with its kerbside clean-up next week to allow additional time for residents affected by the floods.

In the first three days, Council has collected over 200 tonnes of waste.

The work crews will return next week for bulky items in the flood affected areas of Billinudgel, New Brighton, South Golden Beach, Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores.

Maps have been produced to help identify streets within the clean-up zones and are available to residents on Council’s website

This week

  • Thursday, 6 April – New Brighton and South Golden Beach and Ocean Shores clean-up zones
  • Friday, 7 April – New Brighton, South Golden Beach and Ocean Shores clean-up zones and Brunswick River Terrace
  • Saturday , 8 April  – Mullumbimby clean-up zone
  • Sunday, 9 April – Mullumbimby clean-up zone

Next week

  • Monday, 10 April – Mullumbimby clean-up zone
  • Tuesday, 11 April  – Billinudgel
  • Wednesday, 12 April– New Brighton clean-up zone
  • Thursday, 13 April - South Golden Beach and Ocean Shores clean-up zone
  • Friday, 14 April – Mullumbimby clean-up zone

If you are not in the above areas but need assistance with flood affected bulky items, please call Byron Shire Council Resource Recovery staff on 6626 7081, during work hours.

In supporting residents' request, skip bins have also been placed at:

  • Strand Avenue (New Brighton)
  • Tom Kendall Sports Field (New Brighton)
  • Billinudgel on the north-west side of the railway track.

No flammable, chemical or asbestos containing materials to be placed in the skips or in the kerbside pickup.  Items such as paints and oils can be dropped at the Byron Resource Recovery Centre located at 115 Manse Rd, Myocum. 

Small amounts of asbestos can be disposed of at the Lismore and Tweed Recovery Centres – please contact the centres for information on how to remove asbestos. Large amounts of asbestos, over 10 square metres, will require a licensed removalist.

Flood affected hard waste such as carpet and furniture can also be dropped off at the Byron Resource Recovery Centre for FREE until Monday April 10.

Green waste (trees, branches, stumps, shrubs) can be dropped off for FREE until Saturday April 16.  


Media contact:

Media Communication Officer
Byron Shire Council
Ph: 02 6626 7320

Byron Shire is located at Australia's eastern-most point with a population of almost 29,000. It is a thriving community where residents and visitors live, work and play in a sustainable environment and where Council strives to deliver the highest standard of local government services and infrastructure.