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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.



Hard Rubbish

(I.E. Furniture, whitegoods, household items etc. - No general waste or food waste)

Council On-Call Hard Waste Collection

  • Eligible Maroondah residential households are entitled to a maximum of two hard waste collections per financial year. Maximum of 2m3of acceptable items taken per booking.
  • Book first before putting items onto the nature strip by contacting Council on 1300 88 22 33 or visiting one of Council’s Customer Service Centres.

Skip Hire

  • WM Waste Management Services, 1300 969 278
  • Trailer Trash Skip Bin Hire Australia, 1300 887 274
  • Kartaway, 1300 362 362
  • Cheaper Bin Hire, 03 9876 1611 

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

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
  • Ph: 9887 4222

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Hydrochloric acid

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 at 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


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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