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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.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic some facilities may not be operating. Please contact the facility to find out if you’re allowed to visit the site under the current restrictions.


Hard Rubbish

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

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 or visit 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

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

Hair dryer

Electronic waste

View ‘Electronic Waste’ on the ‘E’ page 

Hair straightener 

Electronic waste

View ‘Electronic Waste’ on the ‘E’ page 

Hydrochloric acid


View ‘Chemicals’ on the ‘C’ page

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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