Waste Services

There are two waste service facilities located within the City of Karratha:

7-Mile Waste Facility Karratha is approximately 10km from Karratha and is located on Exploration Drive, Gap Ridge LIA. The turn-off to the Waste Facility is from Dampier Road and is signposted. Household rubbish and recycling may be disposed of at the tip free-of-charge (restrictions apply).

This facility provides waste disposal services for residential and commercial clients with the types of waste accepted available by visiting www.karratha.wa.gov.au.

A Tip Shop operates on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm.

Roebourne/Wickham Transfer Station is located on the Roebourne-Point Samson Road opposite the Roebourne Cemetery. The transfer station provides waste disposal services primarily for general household waste for the residents of Point Samson, Wickham, Cossack and Roebourne. Loads are restricted to a maximum of 2 cubic metres per delivery. Commercial quantities of any waste material must be taken to the 7-Mile Waste Facility located in Karratha.

Operating hours for 7-Mile Waste Facility and Roebourne/Wickham Transfer Station:

7am – 4.30pm every day excluding Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday when both sites are closed.

All queries concerning the 7-Mile Waste Facility and Roebourne/Wickham Transfer Station can be made by contacting 9186 8610.