Permanent drop-off sites

There are 30 permanent drop-off sites typically located at council depots and transfer stations across Victoria. They are generally open all year round.

They accept a limited range of household products for free, such as:

Paint tin - Detox your home

Paint

Batteries - Detox your home

Batteries

Compact fluorescent lamp - Detox your home

Fluorescent lights

Transfer stations may also accept a wide range of other products like gas bottles, car batteries and motor oil - for free or at a small cost.

Please note:

Trade waste paint is not accepted,  this service is for households only. 

Trade painters should contact Paintback to find their nearest drop-off site.

Contact your local facility (below) for full details of:

  • The range of products accepted
  • Any limits on the amount of chemicals accepted without charge
  • What products are accepted for free (in addition to paint, household batteries and fluorescent lights)
  • Opening hours
  • Any other applicable charges

Toxic household chemicals

Permanent drop-off sites don't accept toxic household chemicals. These can be disposed of at 'Detox your Home' collection points.

 

Locations

Find your nearest site using the list of locations below:

Metropolitan Victorian drop-off sites
Banyule Waste Recovery Centre

307-325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield (corner Banksia Street) (Melway Ref 31 F4)
Ph: (03) 9490 4222

Bayside Waste Transfer and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham 3192 (VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 9585 4385

Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre

648 Riversdale Road, Camberwell 3124 (Melway 60 B1)
Ph: (03) 9278 4444

Brimbank City Council Resource Recovery Centre

Council Operations Centre, Stadium Drive, Keilor Park 3042 (Melway Ref: 15 C5)
Ph: (03) 9249 4000

Campbellfield - Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre

Bolinda Road, Campbellfield 3061 (Melways 7 H 8)
Ph: (03) 9359 3813

Coldstream Recovery and Waste Transfer Station

200 Leonard Road, Lilydale 3140 (Melway 281 E12)
Ph: (03) 9739 1227

Yarra Ranges Shire Council
Ph: 1300 368 333

Darebin Resource Recovery Centre

30 Kurnai Avenue (off Henty Street), Reservoir (Melway Ref 18 C6)
Ph: (03) 9462 3455

Hampton Park Resource Recovery Precinct

274 Hallam Road, Hampton Park 3976 (Melway 129 E 2)
Ph: 03 9799 6277
Casey City Council
Ph: (03) 9705 5200

Melton Recycling Facility

33-41 Ferris Road, Melton (Melway Ref 343 H1)
Ph: (03) 9743 1983

Mornington Waste Disposal Centre

134 Watt Road, Mornington (Melway Ref 145 K3)
Ph: 1300 850 600

Moonee Valley Transfer Station

188 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie 3040 (Melway 28 D7)
Ph: (03) 8325 1730

Monash Waste Transfer & Recycling Station*

380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill (Melway Ref 70 H8)
Ph: (03) 9518 3767
* Some charges may apply

Port Phillip Resource Recovery Centre

56 White Street, South Melbourne 3205 (Melway 2E F11)
Ph: (03) 9209 6777

Werribee Refuse Disposal Facility

470 Wests Road, Werribee 3030 (Melway Ref 243 E7)
Ph: (03) 9742 0777

Regional Victorian drop-off sites

Ararat Transfer Station

Surface Hill Road, Ararat 3377 (VicRoads 554 E11)
Ph: (03) 5355 0200

Bairnsdale Landfill

200 Johnstons Road, Forge Creek 3875 (VicRoads 84 B 8)
Ph: (03) 5152 6535

Ballarat Transfer Station

Gillies Street South, Ballarat (VicRoads 565 Q9)
Ph: (03) 5334 2621

Bendigo - Eaglehawk Eco Centre

189 Upper California Gully Road, Eaglehawk (Melway Ref 603 F11)
Ph: (03) 5446 3467

Colac – Otway Shire Council

Western Waste Transfer Station
11-27 Marriner Street, Colac 3250 (VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 5231 3076

Geelong Resource Recovery Centre

100 Douro Street, North Geelong (Melway Ref 441 K7)
Ph: (03) 5272 2613

Horsham Transfer Station

93 Kenny Road, Haven, Horsham 3400
Ph: (03) 5382 4512

La Trobe - Morwell Transfer Station

Porters Street, Morwell (VicRoads 340 H2)
Ph: 1300 367 700

Mildura Landfill

Ontario Avenue, Mildura 3500 (VicRoads 535 M5)
Ph: (03) 5018 8100

Portland Landfill

Derril Road, West of Cape Nelson Road, Portland 3305 (VicRoads 503 N 8)
Ph: (03) 5523 3768

Shepparton Transfer Station

Wanganui Road, Shepparton (VicRoads 672 N2)
Ph: (03) 5832 9700

Swan Hill Landfill

6859 Sealake-Swan Hill Road, Swan Hill 3585 (VicRoads 586 C 4)
Ph: (03) 5032 9260

Wangaratta Transfer Station

Sandford Road, Wangaratta 3677 (VicRoads 664 A 11) War
Ph: (03) 5722 0888

Warrnambool: Statewide Waste Pty Ltd

355 Koroit Street, Warrnambool 3280
Ph: (03) 5561 1195

Warrnambool City Council
Ph: (03) 5559 4800

Wodonga - Kane Road Waste Transfer Station

Kane Road, Wodonga (VicRoads 653 Q5)
Ph: (02) 6022 9300

Wonthaggi Transfer Station and Recycling Centre

180 Cameron Street, Wonthaggi
Ph: (03) 5672 1933

Melway references are from the 2012 edition 39.

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