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Newman Landfill

The Newman Landfill, Windell Refuse Site, is class 2 and 3 Landfill Facility, and is located on Yates Road, in Newman. See map 

On site is a weighbridge used to calculate chargeable commercial refuse, and to provide accurate records of all waste stream types committed to the Landfill.

It is a condition of entry to this facility that you shall follow any reasonable and/or safety instructions given by landfill staff. Refusal to follow any reasonable and/or safety instructions may result in you being asked to leave the site. Do not remove any items from this site without prior approval from Shire of East Pilbara.
Any goods deposited at this facility become the property of the Shire of East Pilbara.

Before entering the tip, all commercial customers must have a valid account to utilise the landfill and weighbridge. To open an account please complete the Landfill New Customer Form and return to mafo@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au.


Operating Hours
Mon-Sat:        6:30am to   4:30pm
Sun:                9:00am to 12:00 noon

Please Note: The Newman Refuse Site is closed on the following days:

New Years Day – CLOSED
Anzac Day – CLOSED
Good Friday - CLOSED
Christmas Day – CLOSED
Hours of operation for all other public holidays: 9am -12pm.



Payment and Fees/Charges

There are no cash/EFTPOS facilities located or held at the Newman Landfill, payment of fees and charges are made through a pre- arranged account.

2019/2020 Landfill Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges for RESIDENTIAL individuals in residential vehicles, are waived and free of charge for the following catergories:

  • General Waste, putrescibles, foodstuffs, cans, paper, cardboard - car, utility and/or household trailer only (7'x 5'trailer size maximum)
  • Green Waste - Personal domestic green waste only - Not green waste collected by a commercial operator - car, utility and/or household trailer only (7'x 5'trailer size maximum)

 
Vehicle bodies - Car/4WD - single car body only towed in on domestic car trailer behind private vehicle. Any other variations, refer to commercial vehicle charges above.
 
Tyres – See fact sheet

Commercial Industrial Waste

The Newman Landfill Facility is a Class 2 and 3 Landfill with Septage Pond and can only accept waste as listed in the current licence, L7059/1997/12, as issued under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 

The Landfill is able to accept the following waste streams.
 

Specialist Waste

Formerly known as Hazardous Waste, the following types of Specialist Waste are accepted at Newman Landfill:
  • Quarantine Waste
  • Clinical Waste
  • Biomedical Waste
  • Pharmaceuticals and poisons
  • Asbestos
  • Contaminated Soil Disposal (See disposal procedure

If you require disposing of hazardous waste please in the first instance contact the Environmental Health Services team on 08 9175 8000 who will advise you of a course of action appropriate for the disposal of your waste.

Fees and charges do apply for the disposal of hazardous waste. 

Liquid Waste

The acceptance and disposal of liquid waste is governed by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.  The Environmental Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2004 (the Regulations) provide for the licensing of waste facilities, carriers, drivers and vehicles involved in transporting controlled waste on roads in Western Australia. 

For information regarding the disposal of liquid waste at the Newman Landfill please call the Shire of East Pilbara, Infrastructure Services - Waste on (08) 9175 8000. 

For information including fact sheets, fees and guidelines regarding the transportation of liquid waste, please contact the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. 

Transport drivers are responsible for off-loading the material and will not be assisted by Shire of East Pilbara staff or machinery. 

The landfill is audited and licensed annually by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. There is legislated acceptance criteria for all landfills in Western Australia and this information is available from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.