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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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Garden Waste

Council kerbside collection

  • Place in maroon lid garden organics bin, fortnightly collection

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

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

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Gas Bottles (BBQ)

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Eco Waste Tip & Recycle Centre

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

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Monash Waste Transfer & Recycling Station

  • 380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill
  • Ph: 9518 3767

Montrose Transfer Station

  • 69-71 Canterbury Road, Montrose
  • Ph: 1800 001 444

Glass bottles & jars

Council kerbside collection

  • Place in recycle bin, emptied every fortnight

*Not pyrex, drinking glasses, window glass or mirrors

Glass – window, cups,
mirrors, table tops

Glass must be wrapped securely and labelled

Council on call hard waste collection

  • Eligible residential households are entitled to a maximum of two collections per financial year. Maximum of 2 cubic meters of acceptable items taken per booking.
  • To arrange collection book online now, phone 1300 88 22 33 visit one of Council’s Customer Service Centres.

Green bags (reusable)

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 the REDcycle website 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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