Domestic collection of Recyclables

Residents of Karoonda & Wynarka - Monthly collection of the Yellow Top 240L Bin every second Tuesday of the month.

Recyclables may be deposited with the Depot Caretaker at the Karoonda Recycling Depot for no charge on Wednesday's and Sunday's from 2.30 - 4.30pm.

What household items can be recycled?

Paper & Cardboard

newspaper,  magazines, envelopes, egg cartons, flattened cardboard boxes and advertising materials.


Juice and milk cartons - all must be rinsed and flattened


Glass bottles and jars - all must be rinsed with lids removed

Aluminium & Steel
Cans, lids & empty aerosol cans

All rigid plastic containers e.g. plastic drink bottles, yoghurt containers & detergent bottles - all must be rinsed with lids removed

drumMUSTER - your council now running monthly collections

Metal and Plastic farm chemical drums WILL NOT be taken at the Karoonda Recycling Depot. The District Council of Karoonda East Murray has drumMUSTER collection days for recycling of this material.

Collections will be run on the 1st Thursday of each month, excluding January.  
Appointments must be made by phoning 8578 1004 with your drum numbers! or for more information.

All farm chemical users within the Karoonda East Murray region are encouraged to bring their empty, properly cleaned, non-returnable, steel and plastic farm chemical containers to the Council Depot for inspection and collection.

Remember all drums must be correctly cleaned both inside and out (including caps and threads) and allowed to air dry to ensure they contain no rinse water in line with the "Agsafe Standard for Effective Rinsing of Farm Chemical Containers" brochure available from chemical retail outlets.

Unclean or partly filled containers will not be accepted and will remain the property of the chemical user.

Council looks forward to your support in rinsing out, rounding up, and running in all your empty, properly cleaned, non-returnable farm chemical containers.

For more information call the District Council of Karoonda East Murray on Ph: (08) 8578 1004, call into the Office, or go to

Waste Oil Collection

Council's Waste Oil Collection Facility is located at the Council Depot 36 Tower Drive, Karoonda. The facility is available for residents & businesses to deposit their uncontaminated waste oil by appointment only phone 8578 1004.

Please note that oil filters and oil drums etc will not be accepted for disposal, these items remain the responsibility of the owner.