Welcome to the website of the North East Waste (NE Waste), a group of councils on the North Coast of New South Wales, working together towards cost-effective waste management solutions. The group has a voluntary membership, and aims to achieve the development and implementation of local and regionally based solutions to waste management. The member councils include: Ballina Shire, Byron Shire, Clarence Valley, Lismore City, Kyogle, Richmond Valley and Tweed Shire. North East Waste is a member group of RENEW NSW and is supported by our local Councils and the NSW Environmental Protection Agency.

NE Waste News

Events Calendar

We have a series of online repair workshops for August and September, with the Bower Repair and Reuse Café experts, hosted by NE Waste.

Electronics Repair Café: Saturday 29 August 9.30am – 10.30am

Clothing Repair Café: Saturday 12 September 9.30am – 10.30am

Furniture Restoration and Repair: Saturday 26 September 9.30am - 10.30am


NEW EPA Upcoming events, consultation and professional development opportunities

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Launch the mobile app


Business Waste Matters

Find out more about The Green House, our mobile waste education program with this short video.



You can make a difference!

Ballina Shire

Clarence Valley


Lismore City

Richmond Valley

Tweed Shire


Visit your local Council's website for more info on waste and recycling



Byron Shire

This program is supported by the NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.