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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.

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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.

Furniture

View 'Furniture' on the F page of our A-Z of waste disposal

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See electronic waste

Washing Machines

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
    Ph: 9739 1227

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
  • Ph: 8872 7877

Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre

  • Burwood highway, Vermont South
    Ph: 9801 4831

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.

Monash Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

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

Brotherhood of St Laurence

  • Free collection anywhere in the Melbourne metro area. Fridges and freezers are refurbished and sold for small amount to low income families. Will also take other whitegoods except stoves or ovens.
  • Ph: 1300 366 283 (1300 donate)
  • Email
  • Brotherhood of St Laurence website

Waxed cardboard

Council Kerbside Collection

  • Place in garbage bin, emptied every week.

Window Glass

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.
  • Must be securely wrapped and labelled. 

Eastern Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • 22 Palmerston Road, Ringwood
    Ph: 8872 7877

Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station

  • Leonard Road, Coldstream
    Ph: 9739 1227

Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre

  • Burwood Hwy, Vermont South
    Ph: 9262 6236

Knox Transfer Station & Recycling Centre

  • 251 George Street, Wantirna
    Ph: 9887 4222

Whitegoods

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, phone 1300 88 22 33 or visit one of Council’s Customer Service Centres

Norstar Steel Recyclers

  • 160-162 Colchester Road, Bayswater North
  • Phone: 9761 6999

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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