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Transfer your waste at Mitchell's Resource Recovery Centres



Resource Recovery Centres (Waste Transfer Stations)

Council operates four waste transfer stations within the municipality: 


IT IS PREFFERABLE TO PURCHASE YOUR TIPPING VOUCHER PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AT THE SITE.

Tipping vouchers are available from the Resource Recovery Centre, however if you purchase at the site, the charges are double what you would pay at an outlet. This is to reduce the risk to the operator at the centre having cash at the site.

Tipping vouchers can be purchased from approved Waste Transfer Tipping Voucher Outlets.


Click on the links below for more information.


Locations and Opening Hours 

Seymour - Hume and Hovell Road

Monday: 12pm - 4pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12pm - 4pm
Friday: 12pm - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Seymour tranfer station
   

Wallan - Freeway Drive

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Wallan tranfer station

Broadford - Mia Mia Road

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 12pm - 4pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 12pm - 4pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

Broadford tranfer station

Pyalong - Ladderhill Road

Monday: 9am - 1pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday:Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 12pm- 4pm

Pyalong tranfer station


Please Note - All Resource Recovery Centres are CLOSED on:

  • days of TOTAL FIRE BAN and CODE RED days
  • Christmas Day
  • Good Friday
  • New Years Day
  • other days as advertised

 For information on Total Fire Ban days contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line on 1800 240 667 or visit the CFA website.


Items Accepted

The following items and materials cannot be disposed of at Resource Recovery Centres:

  • Soluble chemical wastes
  • Hazardous or liquid wastes
  • Waste specified by EPA regulation
  • Asbestos products
  • Flammable materials
  • Commercial waste loads
  • Concrete or bricks over 1 tonne
  • Car bodies

Properly sorted recyclables, e-Waste (TVs, computers etc), containers of motor oil, car batteries and white goods (appliances) can be disposed of free of charge.

Residents can now recycle their fluorescent lighting products at Mitchell Shire Council Transfer Stations. Funded by the Victorian Coalition Government's $5M Driving Investment for New Recycling (DINR) initiative, Fluoro Collect allows the safe disposal and recycling of all types of fluorescent lighting.

For more information regarding the types of waste materials that will be accepted at a Resource Recovery Centre, please contact Council on (03) 5734 6200.


E-waste

E-waste is unwanted electronic goods like computers, televisions and DVD players. Some materials contained in e-waste are toxic to our environment, containing high levels of lead and mercury.

By recycling your e-waste, 98% of the materials are recovered and recycled to be used in the manufacturing of new products.

E-waste may be brought to any of Council's Resource Recovery Centres for recycling.


Green waste and purchase of mulch

Green waste consists of tree trimmings, bushes and other garden waste that may be disposed of at the majority of Council’s resource recovery centres.

Garden waste must be free from contamination such as garbage, wire, metals, etc.
Collected garden waste is stored at the relevant sites and ground into a coarse mulch that is available for sale to the public

Purchase mulched green waste from $2.00 - $10 per cubic metre. 

By separating green waste from rubbish around 25% of waste to landfill is reduced.


Resource Recovery/Waste Transfer Tipping Voucher Outlets  

Broadford

  • Broadford Timber and Hardware, 57 High Street
  • Broadfuel,  163-165 High Street
  • Mitchell Shire Council Library Customer Service Centre, 113 High Street
  • Stuty's Bakery, High Street

Kilmore

  • Kilmore Newsagency, 41 Sydney Street Kilmore
  • Kilmore Mitre 10, 115 Powlett Street
  • Mitchell Shire Council Kilmore Library, 12 Sydney Street

Pyalong

  • Sold on site at the Transfer Station on Ladderhill Road

Seymour

  • Seymour South Post & Go, 111 Anzac Avenue
  • X & C Top Shop, Corner of Anzac Avenue and Delatite Road
  • Mitchell Shire Council Seymour Library, 125 Anzac Avenue  

Wallan

  • Caltex Service Station, 130-132 Northern Highway
  • Days Motorcycles, 2A Commercial Drive
  • Mitchell Shire Council Wallan Library, 12/81 High Street
  • Pretty Sally Home and Garden, 96-98 High Street
  • Wallan Newsagent, 56 High Street

Wandong

  • Caltex Service Station, 1020 Wallan-Wandong Road


Resource Recovery/Waste Transfer Tipping Voucher Prices

Please purchase your Tipping Vouchers prior to arrival at Waste Transfer sites.

Car boot load or single bed mattress

  • Tip Voucher at Retail Outlet: $13
  • Payment at Waste Site: $27

Small box trailer load 1m3 or less or double bed mattress

  • Tip Voucher at Retail Outlet:  $26
  • Payment at Waste Site: $52

Car tyres

  • Tip Voucher at Retail Outlet:  $7  
  • Payment at Waste Site: $7

Large tyres

  • Tip Voucher at Retail Outlet:  $26
  • Payment at Waste Site: $26

Used motor oil (max 200L)

  • free

Separated green waste

  • Tip Voucher at Retail Outlet:  $13
  • Payment at Waste Site: $27

Please note:
Waste Transfer stations are not designed to take commercial or bulk waste. To dispose of bulk waste please contact a commercial operator.


DrumMUSTER Collection

DrumMUSTER is the National Program for collection and recycling of clean, empty farm chemical containers.
Chemical users pay 4 cents per litre or kilogram levy on eligible products sold in non-returnable containers.

Containers are identified by a logo (sticker, label or embossed), which shows they are eligible for recycling through drumMUSTER.

Farmers are given a receipt when delivering containers.

Quality Assurance Programs and Environmental Management Systems accept these receipts as evidence of responsible waste disposal.

All containers accepted by drumMUSTER are recycled into products such as wheelie bins, roadside posts, irrigation pipes, vineyard posts and outdoor furniture.

DrumMUSTER is an initiative of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), the National Farmers Federation (NFF), Avcare (the National Association of Crop Production and Animal Health) and the Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association (VMDA) to provide farmers with an environmentally responsible way of disposing of their empty chemical containers.

Burning chemical containers or burying them on farm or in Council Landfills is illegal and incurs substantial criminal penalties, including fines of up to $500,000.

Mitchell Shire Council has a permanent DrumMUSTER location at the Seymour Transfer Station. 


Resale Shed

Council operates a resale shed at the Wallan Resource Recovery Centre.

This shed accepts many household items that can still be used such as:

  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Books, records, CDs
  • Gardening items
  • Baby furniture

Please note sales are cash only.

The resale shed is open Friday to Monday from 10am - 4pm.

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