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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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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.

Mattresses

Bed Collect

  • Call 1300 662 084 to arrange mattress collection.

Council On Call Hard Waste Collections

  • Eligible residential households are entitled to a maximum of two collections per financial year. Maximum of 2m3 of 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.

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227

Eastern Recycling and Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • 8872 7877
  • Charges may apply

Knox Transfer Station and Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna South
  • Ph: 9887 4222
  • Charges may apply

Soft Landing

  • Call 1800 763 852
  • Email admin@softlanding.com.au

Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre

  • Burwood Highway, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236
  • Charges may apply

Medicines

Pharmacies

Microwave

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.

Mirrors

(must be securely wrapped and labelled ‘glass’)

 

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.

Mobile Phones

(including batteries)

Free drop off services are available through:

  • Most mobile phone shops
  • ANZ banks
  • Australia Post
  • Harvey Norman retail outlets
  • Croydon Service Centre, Croydon Library
  • Realm, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood

MobileMuster

  • Free drop off service for mobile phones, chargers, batteries and internet dongles. There are a number of drop off locations throughout Maroondah. Visit the Mobile Muster website for your closest location.

Monitors - computer 

Electronic waste

View ‘Electronic Waste’ on the ‘E’ page 

Motor Oil

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236

*Domestic quantities only

Coldstream Recovery & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
  • Ph: 9739 1227
  • Please note $2 is charged for every litre

*Domestic quantities only

Montrose Transfer Station

  • 67 - 71 Canterbury Rd, Montrose
  • Ph:1800 001 444

*Max 20 litres

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

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

*Domestic quantities only

Montrose Transfer Station

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

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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