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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.

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Monash Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

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

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Highway, Vermont South
  • Ph: 9262 6236


View ‘Chemicals’ on the ‘C’ page

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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

*Domestic quantities only

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

*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



Council's On Call Hard Waste Collection

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

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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 on 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 May

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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