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A-Z of waste disposal

This guide provides a list of agencies and recycling centres to help with safe disposal of waste items and correct recycling procedures.

Charges may apply for some items; we recommend you contact the facility to confirm any costs before taking your items.

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Acids

Detox Your Home Chemical Collection

There are 31 Detox your Home mobile collections held across Victoria each year. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils and is funded by the Victorian landfill levy.

A full list of upcoming Detox Your Home collections is available on the Detox your Home website.

There are three nearby mobile chemical collection events which will be held every year at the following Detox your Home mobile locations:

  • Doncaster East in March
  • Wantirna South in May
  • Lilydale in August

Aerosols

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Aluminium cans

 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Recycal Pty Ltd

  • 81-85 Heatherdale Road, Ringwood
    Ph: 9873 1133
  • 242 Canterbury Road, Bayswater
    Ph: 9729 6500

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759
Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre
  • Burwood Highway, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6232

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Aluminium Foil 

 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Aluminium Trays 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight  

Anti-freeze

Detox Your Home Chemical Collection

There are 31 Detox your Home mobile collections held across Victoria each year. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils and is funded by the Victorian landfill levy.

A full list of upcoming Detox Your Home collections is available on the Detox your Home website.

There are three nearby mobile chemical collection events which will be held every year at the following Detox your Home mobile locations:

  • Doncaster East in March
  • Wantirna South in May
  • Lilydale in August

Asbestos Analysis

Charges may apply 

 

Contact :

  • Worksafe Victoria on 9641 1555 for advice
  • The National Association of Testing on 9329 1633 and they will refer you to someone in your area (if available). 

Asbestos Disposal

Industrial amounts

Charges may apply 

 

Refer to:

  • “Asbestos Removal” in Yellow Pages or
  • contact WM Waste Management Services on telephone: 9720 4644 or
  • Whelan Kartaway on telephone: 9326 5555

Asbestos Removal

Domestic amounts
ie. up to 1 cubic metre

Handling: Seek professional advice prior to handling.

Keep damp and wrap in two layers of heavy duty black plastic sheeting taped down with ducting tape.

While Council has provided these brief guidelines on the handling of asbestos, we recommend that any material thought to contain asbestos be removed, handled and disposed of by a licensed asbestos removal contractor in accordance with Worksafe Victoria’s Guidelines.

Disposal: These sites hold an EPA licence for asbestos disposal.

Reads Waste

  • 22-28 Ross St, Heatherton
  • Ph: 9558 3355
  • Pick up or delivery

Chapman Gardner Pty Ltd

  • Pick up from your residence only
  • Ph: 9728 8477 or 0413 030 151

Environmental Protection Authority

Ring for advice and information on companies:

  • Ph: 9695 2722

Acids

Detox Your Home Chemical Collection

There are 31 Detox your Home mobile collections held across Victoria each year. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils and is funded by the Victorian landfill levy.

A full list of upcoming Detox Your Home collections is available on the Detox your Home website.

There are three nearby mobile chemical collection events which will be held every year at the following Detox your Home mobile locations:

  • Doncaster East in March
  • Wantirna South in May
  • Lilydale in August

Aerosols

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Aluminium cans

 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Recycal Pty Ltd

  • 81-85 Heatherdale Road, Ringwood
    Ph: 9873 1133
  • 242 Canterbury Road, Bayswater
    Ph: 9729 6500

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759
Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre
  • Burwood Highway, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6232

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Aluminium Foil 

 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Aluminium Trays 

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight  

Anti-freeze

Detox Your Home Chemical Collection

There are 31 Detox your Home mobile collections held across Victoria each year. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils and is funded by the Victorian landfill levy.

A full list of upcoming Detox Your Home collections is available on the Detox your Home website.

There are three nearby mobile chemical collection events which will be held every year at the following Detox your Home mobile locations:

  • Doncaster East in March
  • Wantirna South in May
  • Lilydale in August

Asbestos Analysis

Charges may apply 

 

Contact :

  • Worksafe Victoria on 9641 1555 for advice
  • The National Association of Testing on 9329 1633 and they will refer you to someone in your area (if available). 

Asbestos Disposal

Industrial amounts

Charges may apply 

 

Refer to:

  • “Asbestos Removal” in Yellow Pages or
  • contact WM Waste Management Services on telephone: 9720 4644 or
  • Whelan Kartaway on telephone: 9326 5555

Asbestos Removal

Domestic amounts
ie. up to 1 cubic metre

Handling: Seek professional advice prior to handling.

Keep damp and wrap in two layers of heavy duty black plastic sheeting taped down with ducting tape.

While Council has provided these brief guidelines on the handling of asbestos, we recommend that any material thought to contain asbestos be removed, handled and disposed of by a licensed asbestos removal contractor in accordance with Worksafe Victoria’s Guidelines.

Disposal: These sites hold an EPA licence for asbestos disposal.

Reads Waste

  • 22-28 Ross St, Heatherton
  • Ph: 9558 3355
  • Pick up or delivery

Chapman Gardner Pty Ltd

  • Pick up from your residence only
  • Ph: 9728 8477 or 0413 030 151

Environmental Protection Authority

Ring for advice and information on companies:

  • Ph: 9695 2722

This information is a general guide only, believed to be correct at the time of publication. Any corrections or additional information are welcome - email any feedback to Council’s Waste Services team.

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