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Waste and Recycling

Litchfield Council provides waste management and recycling services to ratepayers, residents and commercial users through its three Waste Transfer Stations.


Howard Springs - Howard Springs Road. Open 7 days from 7am to 6pm Ph 8983 0651.
No Commercial Waste.

Humpty Doo - corner of Spencely and Strangways Roads. Open 7 days from 7am to 6pm Ph 8983 0652.

Litchfield Municipality Residents and Commercial Users

Berry Springs - Cox Peninsula Road. Open 7 days 7am to 7pm.
No Commercial Waste. Litchfield Municipality Residents Only

Waste Transfer Stations are closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

In the event of an emergency or the if the Darwin and surrounding areas are placed on a Stage 2 Cyclone Warning, all three Waste Transfer Stations will be CLOSED.

Litchfield Waste Transfer Stations are staffed, and you will require residential or photo ID to gain entry.  Non-Litchfield residents are welcome to use Council's facilities but will need to pay a minimal fee.

Waste Strategy

Council adopted a five year Waste Strategy in 2018 to guide its waste management activities and support to the community to reduce, resuse and recycle waste and minimise landfilling.

Litchfield Council Waste Strategy

Environmental Protection Licence

Pursuant to section 34 of the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act

Howard Springs Waste Transfer Station Licence

Humpty Doo Waste Transfer Station Licence