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How Do I Recycle or Dispose of ?

For a list of local landfills and recycling facilities please refer to our list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston (156KB).

Alternatively, below are a range of providers offering recycling and disposal services in the area. For more information on recycling and disposal locations near you, or to search for a specific household item you wish to recycle, visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You website.

ASBESTOS

For information on the correct and safest way to dispose of asbestos visit: http://www.asbestos.vic.gov.au/

BATTERIES - CAR

Battery Specialities
240 Boundary Road, Braeside
Phone: 9587 2101
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm
admin@batteryspecialties.com.au
Motor vehicle, household and industrial batteries accepted - any amount, no charge 

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

Imlachs Self Service
1602 Centre Road, Springvale
Phone: 9547 7377
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm; Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
Car batteries and engine oil
No charges apply
Domestic quantities only (up to 20 litres of oil)
Oil must be presented in a sealed container (empty container must be taken away by customer)

Super Cheap Auto Mentone
25 Nepean Highway, Mentone
Phone: 9585 0399
Mon-Thur 8.30am-5.30pm; Fri 8.30am-8pm; Sat-Sun 8.30am-5pm
No charges for drop off
Domestic quantities only 

The Battery Base
33 Swanston Street, Mentone
Phone: 8585 4585
Email: darren@thebatterybase.com.au 
No charges for drop off
Domestic quantities only 

BATTERIES - HOUSEHOLD

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

ALDI - Mordialloc
542 Main Street
Fees do not apply
Drop off only

ALDI - Mentone
29/27 Nepean Hwy
Fees do not apply
Drop off only

ALDI - Westfield Southland
1239 Nepean Highway
Fees do not apply
Drop off only

Officeworks - Highett
1123 Nepean Hwy
Fees do not apply
Drop off only

Harvey Norman
699 Warrigal Road -near corner of Waverley Road
Chadstone, 3148, VIC
Phone: 9567 6666
Fees may apply

Bunnings - Mentone
23/27 Nepean Hwy
Fees do not apply
Drop off only

BUILDERS RUBBLE

Big Waste Removal
Phone: 8362 3042
Collection Only
Big Waste Removal - builder's rubbish removal

CARS

Aporschapart Dismantlers
5-7 Spray Avenue, Mordialloc
Phone: 9587 5260
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30am
Buy old cars, pick up service

Mordialloc Auto Salvage
252 Lower Dandenong Road, Mordialloc
Phone: 9580 6099
Buy old cars, pick up service

CARDBOARD

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc  
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm 

Visy Recycling
708 Princess Hwy, Springvale
Mon-Sat 6am-2pm; Sun 8am-2pm
Free drop off service

CDs / DVDs

Sims E-Recycling
61 Nantilla Road, Clayton 
www.simsrecycling.com

Gram Destruction
www.gramdestruction.com.au  

COOKING OIL

Oil Master Recycling
Phone: 9931 1014

Cookers Oil Recycling
Phone: 1300 882 299 or 0403 042 738
www.cookers.com.au

ENGINE OIL

Oilstore
142 Herald Street, Cheltenham
Phone: 9555 7510
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat 9am-12pm
Free drop off
No commercial quantities
Have to take containers home once emptied

Imlachs Self Service
1602 Centre Road, Springvale
Phone: 9547 7377
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm; Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
Car batteries and engine oil
No charges apply
Domestic quantities only (up to 20 litres of oil)
Oil must be presented in a sealed container (empty container must be taken away by customer)

E-WASTE

B2C Community IT Recyclers - Moorabbin (IT Equipment) 
13/136 Cochranes  Road, Moorabbin
Phone: 9005 0101
Drop-off and pick up available
Open Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays 10am - 3.30pm 

Officeworks- Highett (Computers)
1123 Nepean Hwy, Highett
Phone: 9556 6700
No fees apply
Drop-off only    

Harvey Norman - Moorabbin (Televisions)
420 South Road
Phone: 9269 3400
No fees apply
Drop-off only 

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre (Computers and televisions)
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

Toxfree E-Cycle Division (Computers and televisions)
7 Mills Road, Dandenong
No fees apply
Drop-off only

Fire Extinguisher - Empty

Sims Metal
45 Wells Road
Seaford VIC 3198
Phone: 03 9786 1661

Fire Extinguisher - Full

Fire Equipment Service
8 Wigan Road
Bayswater VIC 3153
Phone: 03 9762 6999
$10 drop off charge.  

Detox Your Home - Permanent drop off sites
Permanent drop-off sites

FLUROSCENT LIGHTGLOBES

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

For full list of Household Chemical Collection sites visit: www.sustainability.vic.gov.au

GAS CYLINDERS

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only.  Cylinders must be empty.
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

GREEN (GARDEN) WASTE

Cleanaway Clayton Transfer Station
Fraser Road & Osborne Avenue, Clayton
Phone: 9551 2351
Mon to Fri 7am-4.30pm, Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 8am-2pm
Charges apply, doesn't accept tree stumps or 'soft green waste' i.e. lawn clippings or small tree prunings.  Does accept large tree branches.

Bayside Transfer Station 
144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham 
Phone: 9585 4385 
Mon-Sun 8am - 4pm
Charges apply, only accepts garden prunings, twigs, leaves, grass clippings.  Does not accept tree stumps or large tree branches.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc  
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Charges apply, only accepts garden prunings, twigs, leaves, grass clippings.  Does not accept tree stumps or large tree branches. 

Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road, Skye 
(off Ballarto  Road, opposite the Skye Recreation Reserve)
Phone: 1300 322 322 
7 days a week, 8am - 4pm
Charges apply per cubic metre

MATTRESSES

Melbourne Mattress Recycling
0477 507 968 
7 days a week  8am-8pm
Pick up only
Charge: $35 first piece, second piece: $30, each piece thereafter: $25 (within standard service area)
Available for bulk collections 

MEDICINES

Residents can return out-of-date and unwanted medicines to any pharmacy in their local area.  

MOBILE PHONES

Mobile Muster collection boxes can be found at the following locations:

Officeworks Highett - 1123 Nepean Hwy

Parkdale Library - 94/96 Parkers Road, Parkdale

Kingston City Council Offices - 1230 Nepean Hwy, Cheltenham

PAINT (HOUSEHOLD)

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply (container size limited to 20L or 20kg tins)
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm

For full list of permanent Household Chemical Collection sites visit: www.sustainability.vic.gov.au

PLASTIC BAGS / PACKETS / REUSABLE SHOPPING BAGS

Plastic bags and soft plastic packaging is now accepted for recycling at participating Coles and Safeway supermarkets. To find a particpating supermarket, visit REDcycle. Simply place your items in the RED-cycle collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. You can also dispose of the green 'resuable' shopping bags in these bins.  

POLYSTYRENE

Monash Transfer Station
380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill
Open 7 days a week, 730am -4pm
Free drop off for under ½m³
Amounts over ½m³ are charged at $5 per ½m³

PRINTER CARTRIDGES

Printer cartridges can be recycled through the "Cartridges for Planet Ark" scheme at the following outlets:
• Australia Post
• Dick Smith Electronics
• Harvey Norman
• Officeworks

READING / EYE / PRESCRIPTION GLASSES

One Sight
Drop off your unwanted reading glasses and sunglasses, either broken or intact to any OPSM, Laubman & Pank, Budget Eyewear, Bright Eyes and Sunglass Hut stores across Australia. Your glasses are then distributed worldwide to charities helping developing communities. To find out further information visit OneSight.

REFRIGERATORS

The Brotherhood of St Laurence
Donate your broken or unwanted fridge to the Brotherhood of St Laurence
Book a collection online at Brotherhood of St Laurence website   

See 'scrap metal'

REUSABLE 'GREEN' BAGS

See 'plastic bags'

SCRAP METAL

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm 

Cleanaway Clayton Transfer Station
Fraser Road & Osborne Avenue, Clayton
Phone: 9551 2351
Mon to Fri 7am-4.30pm, Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 8am-2pm

Highett Metal Pty Ltd
233 Boundary Road, Mordialloc
Phone: 9587 7080
Mon to Fri 8.00am – 4.30pm
http://www.highettmetal.com.au/
Drop off only for domestic materials
Accept all scrap metals including car batteries, whitegoods, aluminium, steel
Do not accept microwaves, TV's, computers

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc  
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm 

TELEVSIONS / TVs

Harvey Norman
Linton St
Moorabbin, VIC 3189
Phone: 9269 3400
No fees apply
Drop-off only

The Good Guys
681 Nepean Highway
Brighton VIC 3186
Phone: 8591 1100
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Always contact the store in advance in order to organise a drop off.

TYRES

Kmart Tyre & Auto Service Cheltenham
Cnr Centre Dandenong & Warrigal Road, Cheltenham
Phone: 9583 5230
Free tyre recycling with tyre purchase

Kmart Tyre & Auto Service Southland
Westfield Southland, Cnr Bay Road & Nepean Hwy, Southland
Phone: 9584 6833
Free tyre recycling with tyre purchase

VHS  / CASETTES

Gram Destruction
www.gramdestruction.com.au  

WHITEGOODS

Bayside Transfer Station 

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham 
Phone: 9585 4385 
Mon-Sun 8am - 4pm

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc  
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm

WOOD PALLETS

Waste Smart

185 Westernport Hwy, Dandenong South 
Phone: 9799 1935 
ward@wasteconverters.com.au Mon-Fri 7am-4.30pm; Sat 7am-12pm 

X-RAYS

Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre

648 Riversdale Road, Camberwell 
28 Metropolitan Avenue, Nunawading
Phone:  9278 4444
Mon-Fri 1pm-4pm Sat 8am-4pm