Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility (PRWMF) is an integrated waste management facility that offers hazardous waste solutions to the Pilbara region. Located 40km south-east of Onslow, Western Australia, it consists of a green waste facility, construction and demolition facility, liquid waste facility, tyre mono-cell and a Class IV landfill.

Pilbara Environmental Service (PES) operates the Class IV landfill on behalf of Shire of Ashburton. PES have the experience and technical expertise to innovatively manage, collect and treat hazardous, chemical, and other complex waste. We are a waste management provider of choice generating superior value and sustainable solutions for our customers, shareholders, communities, and the planet.

Pilbara Regional Waste Management Capability

Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility contaminated waste fact sheet

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday - 7.30am to 4.00pm

Weekend access may be approved for time critical projects

Christmas, Good Friday and New Year's Day - Closed

Access to facility for Commercial Customers is via pre-approved appointment only.

Accepted waste

Waste accepted now

  • Asbestos
  • Green waste
  • Liquid waste L100, K110, K130,K200 and K210
  • Steal
  • Clean C & D

Coming soon

  • Special Waste Type 02: Biomedical Waste
  • Special Waste Type 03: PFAS contaminated Waste
  • Contaminated Waste up to Class IV limits*

Types of waste

Class I waste

  • Clean fill - material that has no harmful effect on the environment and consists of rocks or soil arising from the excavation of undisturbed material such as clay, gravel, sand and soil.
  • Type 1 inert waste - non-hazardous and non-biodegradable waste such as bricks, concrete and asphalt waste resulting from road construction.
  • Type 2 inert waste - non-biodegradable organic materials, such as shredded tyres, that are flammable and require special management to reduce the risk of fires.
  • Type 3 inert waste - material from licensed secondary waste treatment plants.
  • Contaminated solid wastes specified for class I landfills - waste that is generally capable of being moved by a spade at normal temperatures and does not contain, or is comprised of, any free liquids or liquids that may be released during transport.
  • Type 1 special waste - asbestos waste that is regarded as hazardous but which, with special management techniques, may be disposed of safely.

Class II waste

  • Includes all class I wastes, except for type 3 inert waste
  • Putrescible waste - waste that is likely to become putrid such as food and plant materials.
  • Type 2 special waste - biomedical waste that does not require incineration and which is approved for supervised burial.
  • Contaminated solid waste specified for class II landfills.

Class III & IV waste

  • Class III waste includes all Class I and Class II wastes plus additional contaminated solid wastes which meet specific criteria for Class III landfills and require specific license conditions.
  • Class IV waste includes all of the above plus further additional contaminated solid wastes.  

*NOTE: The class IV is only open to commercial customers

Pilbara Environmental Services - Fact Sheet


For more information regarding the facility, please contact 08 9188 4440.