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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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Baths, sinks

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759

Batteries - car

*Lead acid car batteries only.

 

AA Recycling

  • 50 Fussell Road, Kilsyth
  • 9728 3855

Battery World

  • Cnr Boronia and Wantirna Roads, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9800 5188

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Station

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna South
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Recycle Pty Ltd

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

Repco Auto Parts

  • 258 Canterbury Road, Bayswater
  • Ph 9738 0800

Whitehorse Recycling& Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9801 4831

Batteries - household*

*The following batteries are accepted: any brand of AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries
(both rechargeable and non-rechargeable)

Council Service Centres:

  • City Offices Service Centre: Braeside Avenue, Ringwood
  • Croydon Service Centre: Civic Square, Croydon

Battery World

  • Cnr Boronia and Wantirna Roads, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9800 5188

ALDI - Croydon

  • Croydon Market Shopping Centre
  • 15 Kent Ave, Croydon

ALDI – Kilsyth

  • 540 Mt. Dandenong Road, Kilsyth

ALDI – Bayswater

  • 10-14 High St, Bayswater

ALDI – Ringwood

  • Ringwood Square Shopping Centre
  • Corner Maroondah Hwy & New St, Ringwood

Bunnings - Croydon

  • 268-288 Maroondah Highway, Chirnside Park
  • Ph: 9722 4500

Detox your home permanent household chemical collection sites

There are nearby permanent detox your home collection sites at:

  • Banyule waste recovery centre: 307-325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield, ph: 9490 4222
  • Monash waste transfer & recycling station: 380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, ph: 9518 3767

Batteries - household

The following batteries are accepted:

Nickel cadmium, used in:

  • motorised equipment
  • power tools
  • two way radios
  • electric razors
  • emergency lighting
  • toys

Lithium Ion / Lithium Ion Polymer (rechargeable batteries) used in:

  • Mobile phones and smartphones,
  • laptops and tablets,
  • digital cameras and camcorders,
  • handheld game consoles,
  • torches,
  • cordless drills,
  • sanders,
  • saws,
  • whipper-snippers and hedge trimmers.

Lithium Batteries (single use batteries) used in:

  • Portable consumer electronic devices

Alkaline Batteries (single use batteries) used in:

  • Household items such as MP3 players,
  • CD players,
  • digital cameras,
  • pagers,
  • toys,
  • lights, and
  • radios etc.

Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)(rechargeable) used in:

  • Electric razors,
  • Toothbrushes,
  • Cameras,
  • Camcorders,
  • Mobile phones,
  • Pagers

Council Service Centres:

  • City Offices Service Centre: Braeside Avenue, Ringwood
  • Croydon Service Centre: Civic Square, Croydon

Battery World

  • Cnr Boronia and Wantirna Roads, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9800 5188

Bunnings - Croydon

  • 268-288 Maroondah Highway, Chirnside Park
  • Ph: 9722 4500

Detox your home permanent household chemical collection sites

There are nearby permanent detox your home collection sites at:

  • Banyule waste recovery centre: 307-325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield, ph: 9490 4222
  • Monash waste transfer & recycling station: 380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, ph: 9518 3767

Biscuit trays

Council kerbside collection

  • Place in Recycling bin, emptied every fortnight

Bottles (plastic)

Council kerbside collections

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre 

  • Burwood Highway, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna South
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759

The Bottle Man

  • Ph: 9974 1369

Bricks and masonry

 

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Knox Transfer Station &
Recycling Station

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna South
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

  • 199-201 Colchester Road, Kilsyth
  • Ph: 9723 3759

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9801 4831

Colstream Recovery & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Bubble wrap

Council kerbside collection

  • Place in garbage bin, emptied weekly.

REDcycle soft plastic recycling program

  • You can take your old reusable shopping bags, as well as other soft plastic packaging, back to your local supermarket to be recycled as part of the REDcycle program. Visit REDcycle to see what plastic packaging is accepted, and use their locator to find your nearest participating supermarket.

 

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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