Geelong Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station

Residents dropping off material for recycling should pre-sort the material into the different categories prior to arrival.

Residents can drop off the following items for recycling at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre at no cost:

  • paper – recycled by Cleanaway
  • cardboard (excluding any cardboard container designed to hold liquids such as coffee cups, milk or juice cartons) recycled by Cleanaway
  • aluminium and metal cans – recycled by SIMS Metal
  • glass bottles and jars (no lids) – recycled by the Alex Fraser Group
  • polystyrene packaging – recycled by GDP Industries.
  • mixed plastics numbered 1,2,4 and 5 - recycled by Advanced Circular Polymers.
  • hard plastic items such as outdoor furniture -recycled by GT Recycling.
Operating hours: 7.30am to 4:15pm daily
Location: 100 Douro Street in North Geelong
Closed: Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Contact: 03 5272 2613

*The Recycling Shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and closed on Sunday.


Fees

Please note trailer charges based on $58.50 per cubic metre. Where variation in standard load type occurs, the charge is $58.50 per cubic metre based on measured volume.

Waste Disposal
From 1 July 2019
Car Boot
$22.50
Vans (per cubic metre)
$58.50
Waterline
Utilities
$44.50
Single axle trailers (waterline)
$44.50
Tandem Trailers (waterline) ... (minimum)
$58.50
Heaped
Utilities (heaped)...(minimum)
$58.50
Single axle trailers (heaped) … (minimum)
$58.50
Tandem Trailers (heaped) … (minimum)
$117.50
Caged
Single axle trailers (caged) up to 1.5 cubic metres
$88.00
Tandem Trailers (caged) up to 3 cubic metres
$176.00
Caged Heaped
Single axle trailers (Up to 2 cubic metres)
$117.50
Tandem Trailers (Up to 4 cubic metres)
$235.00
 
Each
Tyres: Car tyres up to 1 metre diameter
$10.00
Car tyres on rims
$11.00
Truck tyres
$34.00
Mattresses (any size)
$24.00
Note:
All fees are GST inclusive
EFTPOS facilities are available
 
Domestic quantities of sorted recyclable material up to 0.5 cubic metres are accepted free:
• Aluminium and steel cans
• Car batteries
• Clean Cardboard and paper (0.5 cubic metre maximum)
• Computer items and accessories
E-waste items
• Fluorescent tubes and lights
• Gas BBQ bottles (up to 9 kilograms)
• Hot water service
• Household batteries
• Machine and motor oil
• Oil containers -Can only accept a maximum of 30 litres in any one transaction of any motor oil. These need to be in maximum of 5 litre containers.
• Paint and paint tins (domestic quantities of paint - up to 30 litres in one transaction)
• Rigid plastic items such as outdoor furniture
• Scrap metal items such as lawn mowers
• Small electrical items such kettles, hair dryers and toasters
• Televisions
• Tools
• White goods – fridges, ovens, dryers, dishwashers

Use our recycling guide to find your recycling options for other items.


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Page last updated: Monday, 13 January 2020

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