Waste Services

The Shire of Denmark is embracing its role as a leader in the community by minimising waste, with an objective of implementing best-practice in relation to waste management.

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Opening Hours: Denmark and Peaceful Bay Transfer Stations

Please note:  Denmark Transfer Station has EFTPOS and cash facilities, Peaceful Bay is CASH ONLY. Cheques will not be accepted.

Denmark Waste Management Reuse Facility, 46 East River Road, Hay


Monday - Saturday 12 noon to 4pm

               Last Entry 3.45pm

Sunday 9am to 1pm

               Last Entry 12.45pm

Green Skills Tip Shop

Monday - Saturday 12 noon to 4pm

Sunday 9am to 1pm

Green Skills CDS Shed

Wednesday 12 noon to 4pm

Saturday 12 noon to 4pm

            Last Entry 3.45pm

(Bag Drop at any time during Site Opening Hours)

Closed: New Years Day, ANZAC Day, Good Friday & Christmas Day

Peaceful Bay Transfer Station, Peaceful Bay Road, Peaceful Bay

Normal Hours

Wednesday 9am to 1pm

Sunday 1pm to 4.30pm

Christmas and January

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9am to 1pm

Sunday 1pm to 4.30pm

Easter Holidays

Saturday/Monday 9am to 1pm

Sunday 1pm to 4.30pm

Closed: New Years Day, ANZAC Day, Good Friday & Christmas Day

Kerbside Bin Collection Information

Bin Collection Days

All bins must be placed on the road verge by 6am on the morning of your scheduled pickup. 

Commercial Services

Collection of kerbside general waste is available for commercial premises (including properties registered as short-stay accommodation) located within Denmark, Nornalup and Peaceful Bay townsites. To request a new service please complete a new Kerbside Waste Collection Service Form and return to enquiries@denmark.wa.gov.au.

Rural Properties Outside Collection Zones

All rural property owners residing outside of the collection areas are required to take their waste to Denmark Waste Management & Reuse Facility (DWMRF) or Peaceful Bay Waste Site, opening hours listed above. 

Tip Pass Information

The Shire of Denmark has a new barcode system for tip passes so now tip passes will be issued with a code unique to each property. The code will allow for cancellation and reissuing of lost cards and will allow for better tracking of use.

Ratepayers receive tip passes in the mail with their annual Rates Notice.

If you need to request a Tip Pass, please complete the online Tip Pass Request form.

Green Skills Containers for Change Refund Point

The Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) has operated in Denmark since October 2020.

Visit the Containers for Change website for further information on the program.

To cash in your eligible containers for a 10c refund visit the Green Skills CDS Shed at Denmark Waste Management Reuse Facility (DWMRF) - 46 East River Road, Hay, during opening hours.  

Eligible Containers

Containers must be clean with lids removed to be eligible.  

Acceptable items:                                                                                             


Most aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard drink containers between 150ml and 3L are eligible for a refund                              

Unacceptable items:

There are some drink containers that are not eligible for a refund.

Generally, excluded containers are those that are less than 150ml and greater than 3L


Bulk Quantities

Drop-offs in bulk quantities may require presentation of your Driver's Licence and completion of a Refund Declaration. The declaration is available at the Gate House or the CDS Shed during operating hours.

When dropping off containers in large quantities, it is recommended to have a Scheme ID to allow for Bag Drop and reduce waiting time. To set up Scheme ID visit Containers for Change webiste registration page.

Bag Drop Outside of Refund Point Operating Hours

Outside of regular CDS Shed Operating hours containers can be dropped off at a designated area adjacent to the DWMRF Gate House to be counted throughout the week. Vessels holding the containers must be labeled with Scheme ID, name and phone number. They must be secure and easy to transfer.

Vessels used for drop off the containers are required to be collected promptly once counting has taken place.

In the event that containers are excessively soiled or predominantly ineligible, they will not be processed.

Drop-offs of bulk quantities will require completion of a Refund Declaration. This form is available at the Gate House, please ask the attendant for assistance.

Greenskills Tip Shop

Green Skills operate the Tip Shop at the Denmark Waste Management & Reuse Facility.

The shop will accept reusable items at the Site Operator’s discretion.

For more information please follow this link to http://www.greenskills.org.au/.

Frequently Asked Questions

We're reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions. More information to come soon.


Our Waste Services team handles a high volume of queries.

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions first to see if your query can be answered.

If you'd like to speak to our team, contact the Depot Office on (08) 9848 0343 or enquiries@denmark.wa.gov.au.

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