Permanent drop-off sites

Find your nearest site for free disposal of household paint, batteries and fluorescent lights.

Paint, batteries and Fluorescent light globes

Permanent drop-off sites for paint, batteries and fluorescent lights are typically located at council depots and transfer stations that accept other items like gas bottles, car batteries, motor oil and so on.

Contact your local council for other products you can drop off at permanent sites, or to check disposal fees and opening hours.


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Paintback

Many of our permanent sites now offer free drop-off for unwanted household and trade paint through Paintback, the national product stewardship scheme. The sites accept up to a maximum of 100 litres per visit in secured containers no larger than 20 litres.

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Metropolitan sites

Paintback logo  Banyule Waste Recovery Centre
307–325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield
(corner Banksia Street) (Melway 31 F4)
Ph: (03) 9490 4222

Paintback logo  Bayside Waste Transfer and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham
(VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 9585 4385

Paintback logo  Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre
648 Riversdale Road, Camberwell
(Melway 60 B1)
Ph: (03) 9278 4444

Note: We are currently unable to accept paint

Paintback logo  Brimbank City Council Resource Recovery Centre
Council Operations Centre,
Stadium Drive, Keilor Park (Melway 15 C5)
Ph: (03) 9249 4000

Paintback logo  Campbellfield - Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre

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

Paintback logo  Casey City Council
Hampton Park Resource Recovery Precinct
274 Hallam Road, Hampton Park (Melway 129 E 2)
Ph: 03 9799 6277

Paintback logo  Darebin Resource Recovery Centre
30 Kurnai Avenue (off Henty Street),
Reservoir (Melway 18 C6)
Ph: (03) 9462 3455

Paintback logo  Geelong Resource Recovery Centre
100 Douro Street,
North Geelong (Melway 441 K7)
Ph: (03) 5272 2613
NB: An alternative household and trade paint service is also available at a Paintback collection site at Cleanaway, North Geelong.

Paintback logo  Melton Recycling Facility
33–41 Ferris Road, Melton
(Melway 343 H1)
Ph: (03) 9743 1983

Paintback logo  Mornington Waste Disposal Centre
134 Watt Road, Mornington
(Melway 145 K3)
Ph: 1300 850 600

Paintback logo  Moonee Valley Transfer Station
188 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie
(Melway 28 D7)
Ph: (03) 8325 1730

Paintback logo  Monash Waste Transfer and Recycling Station
380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill
(Melway 70 H8)
Ph: (03) 9518 3767

Paintback logo  Port Phillip Resource Recovery Centre
56 White Street, South Melbourne
(Melway 2E F11)
Ph: (03) 9209 6777

Paintback logo  Werribee Refuse Disposal Facility
470 Wests Road, Werribee
(Melway Ref 243 E7)
Ph: (03) 9742 0777

Paintback logo  Yarra Ranges Shire Council
Coldstream Recovery and Waste Transfer Station
200 Leonard Road, Lilydale (Melway 281 E12)
Ph: (03) 9739 1227


Regional sites

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

Paintback logo  Bairnsdale Landfill
200 Johnston’s Road, Forge Creek (VicRoads 84 B 8)
Ph: (03) 5152 6535 

Paintback logo  Ballarat Transfer Station
Gillies Street South, Ballarat (VicRoads 565 Q9)
Ph: (03) 5334 2621

Paintback logo  Bendigo – Eaglehawk Eco Centre
189 Upper California Gully Road, Eaglehawk (Melway 603 F11)
Ph: (03) 5446 3467

Colac – Otway Shire Council
Western Waste Transfer Station
11–27 Marriner Street, Colac (VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 5231 3076

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

Paintback logo  La Trobe – Morwell Transfer Station
Porters Street, Morwell (VicRoads 340 H2)
Ph: 1300 367 700

Mildura Transfer Station and Recovery Facility
Ontario Avenue, Mildura (VicRoads 535 M5)
Ph: (03) 5018 8100

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

Paintback logo  Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
Wanganui Road, Shepparton (VicRoads 672 N2)
Ph: (03) 5832 9700

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

Wangaratta Transfer Station
Sandford Road, Wangaratta (VicRoads 664 A 11)
Ph: (03) 5722 0888

Paintback logo  Warrnambool City Council
Statewide Waste Pty Ltd
355 Koroit Street, Warrnambool
Ph: (03) 5561 1195

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


Independent Paintback sites

The following independent Paintback sites are not part of, or affiliated with, Sustainability Victoria’s Detox Your Home Household Chemical Collection Program.

Cardinia Waste and Recyclers
30–32 Exchange Drive, Pakenham
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 7:30am–4pm
Saturday 8am–3pm
Sunday 10am–3pm
Open some Public Holidays

Cleanaway Brooklyn
174 Old Geelong Road, Brooklyn
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 7:30am–4pm
Saturday–Sunday 8am–12pm

Cleanaway Campbellfield
126 Barry Road, Campbellfield
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 9am–2pm

Cleanaway Dandenong
76–78 Ordish Road, Dandenong South
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 9am–2pm

Cleanaway North Geelong
111 Mornington Street, North Geelong
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 7:30am–4:30pm

Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road, Skye
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Sunday 8am–4pm

Toxfree Laverton
83 Dohertys Road, Laverton North
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 9am–4pm

Westall Road Resource Recovery Facility
12 Westall Road, Springvale
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 7am–5pm
Saturday–Sunday 8am–5pm

Yarra Council Recycling Drop-off Centre
168 Roseneath Street, Clifton Hill
P: 1300 390 380
Monday–Friday 8am–4pm
Saturday–Sunday 9am–5pm


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Recycling Near You

Planet Ark's Recycling Near You site offers information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges and mobile phones.

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