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To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

View the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston.

For more information on recycling and disposal locations near you, visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You.

Below are providers offering recycling and disposal services in the area. Charges may apply, its recommended to contact the facility to confirm costs prior to dropping off the item(s). Council no way endorses any of the service providers listed nor have we audited or can provide assurance about their recycling practices.


Aerosol cans

Place empty cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Air Conditioner

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Fees may apply

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston.



Aluminium cans

Place empty cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Highett Metal
283-295 Boundary Road
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9587 7080
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
highettmetal.com.au



Aluminium foil

Scrunch foil into a ball and place in the yellow lidded recycling bin.



Aluminium trays

Place empty trays in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Asbestos

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



Bag ties

Place in your red lidded garbage bin.



Band aids

Place in your red lidded garbage bin.



Baskets

Drop off at your local OpShop.



Batteries (car)

Battery Specialities
240 Boundary Road
Braeside VIC 3195
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: 9585 4385
No fees apply
Drop-off only
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm

Highett Metal
283-295 Boundary Road
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9587 7080
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Pay money for scrap
highettmetal.com.au

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 fees 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 VIC 3194
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 VIC 3194
Phone: 8585 4585
darren@thebatterybase.com.au
No charges for drop off
Domestic quantities only 

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Batteries (household)

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

ALDI
All ALDI Supermarkets offer a free battery collection and recycling service.
No fees apply
Drop-off only 

  • Carrum: 516-520 Station Street
  • Carrum Downs: 493 Frankston-Dandenong Road
  • Cheltenham: 280-282 Bay Road
  • Mentone: 29/27 Nepean Hwy
  • Moorabbin Airport: 288 Centre Dandenong Road
  • Mordialloc: 542 Main Street
  • Springvale South: 23/792-806 Heatherton Road
  • Westfield Southland: 1239 Nepean Highway

Battery World
No fees apply
Drop-off only 

  • Dandenong: 25 Frankston-Dandenong Road
  • Frankston: 138 Beach Street
  • Mentone: 27-29 Nepean Highway 


Bicycles

Donate your bicycles to Bicycles for Humanity by dropping your bike off at 
Bicycle Super Store
30 Nepean Highway
Mentone VIC 3194
Phone: 9583 7700

To give away or sell items refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

To dispose of your bicycle drop it off at your nearest transfer station.



Biscuit trays (plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Books

Drop off at your local OpShop

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Bottles (glass, plastic, metal)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin. Squeeze air out of plastic bottle, and replace lid.



Boxes (cardboard)

Flatten and place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Branches

Place in your green lidded garden waste bin.

Book a free tree pruning collection 



Building Rubble

Refer to BusinessRecycling to look up your nearest disposal location.

Big Waste Removal
Phone: 8362 3042
Collection Only
wasteremovalmelbourne.org

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Butchers paper

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Cans (steel, aluminium)

Place empty cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Highett Metal
283-295 Boundary Road
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9587 7080
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
highettmetal.com.au



Cars

Car Take Back (online car buyers)
Sell your car for recycling - free collection service
Phone: 1800 678 175
cartakebackaust.com

Imlachs Self Serve Auto Parts
1602 Centre Road
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 9547 7377
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
Removal of vehicles and tyres, charges may apply
autowreckers.com.au

Mordialloc Auto Salvage
252 Lower Dandenong Road
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 6099
Buy old cars, pick up service

 For more options visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You



Cardboard

Flatten and place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm 

Visy Recycling
708 Princess Hwy
Springvale VIC 3171
Mon-Sat 6am-2pm, Sun 8am-2pm
Free drop off service

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Carbon paper

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 



Carbon fiber

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Carpet / Carpet underlay

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Please note a maximum of 2 rolls, no longer then 1.5m will be accepted.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.



Cartridges (printer / toner)

Printer cartridges can be recycled through the Cartridges for Planet Ark scheme at the participating outlets:

  • Australia Post
  • The Good Guys
  • Harvey Norman
  • JB Hi-Fi
  • Officeworks

1800Recycle
150 Northern Road
Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081
Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)
Bulk collection service available, fees may apply
1800recycle.com.au



Cellophane

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Ceramics

To donate, give away or sell usable items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

If broken place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 



Cereal box liners (soft plastic)

Drop off at your nearest Coles or Woolworths free of charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. To find out more visit redycycle.net.au.



Cereal boxes

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



CDs / DVDs

Drop off at your local OpShop.

Sims E-Recycling
61 Nantilla Road
Clayton VIC 3168
simsrecycling.com

Gram Destruction
gramdestruction.com.au

Terracycle 
Purchase a Media Storage Zero Waste Box



CDs / DVDs case (no disc)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Chemicals

Drop off unwanted household chemicals for free at a Detox Your Home collection.
Find out more



Chip packets (soft plastic)

Drop off at your nearest Coles or Woolworths free of charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. To find out more visit redycycle.net.au.



Cigarette butts

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 

Terracycle 
Purchase a Cigarette Zero Waste Box



Cleaning rags

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Cling wrap (soft)

Drop off at your nearest Coles or Woolworths free of charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. To find out more visit redycycle.net.au



Clothing

To donate, sell or give away clean items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

If damaged place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 



Coffee pods

Nespresso Coffee Capsule Recycling Program

Dolce Gusto Coffee Capsule Recycling Program

Terracycle 
Purchase a Coffee Capsule Zero Waste Box



Computers and accessories

Anything with a plug, cord or a battery is defined as e-waste and banned from landfill, therefore do not place in your red lidded bin. Find out more on e-waste.

To give away or sell working items refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection

A Tech Recyclers (e-waste recycling)
Factory 10, 288/286 Wickham Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 0402 651 980
Bulk collection service for the following items: laptops, computers, tablets, printers, faxes, electronic items
No Fees apply
atechrecyclers.com.au

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

B2C Community IT Recyclers - Moorabbin (IT equipment) 
13/136 Cochranes Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 9005 0101
Drop-off and pick up available
Mon-Thu 10am-3.30pm

Harvey Norman - Moorabbin (televisions)
420 South Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 9269 3400
No fees apply
Drop-off only

Officeworks - Highett (computers)
1123 Nepean Hwy
Highett VIC 3190
Phone: 9556 6700
No fees apply
Drop-off only

Toxfree E-Cycle Division (computers and televisions)
7 Mills Road
Dandenong VIC 3175
No fees apply
Drop-off only

1800Recycle
150 Northern Road
Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081
Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)
Bulk collection service available, fees may apply
1800recycle.com.au



Corks

Chooktopia
1195 Westernport Highway
Langwarrin VIC 3910
Free drop off
chooktopia.com.au



Concrete

Refer to BusinessRecycling to look up your nearest disposal location.

Big Waste Removal
Phone: 8362 3042
Collection Only
wasteremovalmelbourne.org



Cooking oil

Oil Master Recycling
Phone: 9931 1014

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



Cooking oil container

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Cosmetic jars (clear glass only)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Cotton wool buds

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 



Cups and saucers

To donate, give away or sell usable items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

If broken place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 



Curtains

Drop off at your local OpShop.

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Cutlery (metal)

Drop off at your local OpShop.

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Cutlery (plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Deodorant cans, roll-ons and sprays

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin (empty).



Detergent bottles (plastic)

Place all hard plastic in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Dog faeces

Wrap in plastic bag, place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Dog food tins (plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Drums (empty)

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Fees may apply

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Clarinda Transfer Station 
67 Carroll Road
Clarinda VIC 3169
Phone: 9579 4955
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 7am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 



E-waste (electrical appliances)

Anything with a plug, cord or a battery is defined as e-waste and banned from landfill, therefore do not place in your red lidded bin. Find out more on e-waste.

To donate, give away or sell working items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

Council drop off locations

The City of Kingston has four e-waste drop off points within council

Other drop off locations

A Tech Recyclers
Factory 10, 288/286 Wickham Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 0402 651 980
Bulk collection service for the following items: laptops, computers, tablets, printers, faxes, electronic items
No Fees apply
atechrecyclers.com.au

B2C Community IT Recyclers - Moorabbin (IT equipment) 
13/136 Cochranes Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 9005 0101
Drop-off and pick up available
Mon-Thu 10am-3.30pm

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Clarinda Transfer Station 
67 Carroll Road
Clarinda VIC 3169
Phone: 9579 4955
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 7am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply

Harvey Norman - Moorabbin (Televisions)
420 South Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 9269 3400
Drop-off only 

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842 
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm 
Fees may apply

Odin E-Waste
7/4 Amayla Crescent
Carrum Downs VIC 3201
Phone: 1300 634 639
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:15pm
Drop-off and pick up available
odinewaste.com.au

Officeworks - Highett (Computers)
1123 Nepean Hwy
Highett VIC 3190
Phone: 9556 6700
Drop-off only

Toxfree E-Cycle Division (Computers and televisions)
7 Mills Road
Dandenong VIC 3175
Drop-off only

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



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 Serve Auto Parts
1602 Centre Road
Springvale VIC 3171
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)
autowreckers.com.au



Fire Extinguisher (empty)

Sims Metal
45 Wells Road
Seaford VIC 3198
Phone: 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 



Flowers

Place in your green lidded garden waste bin or compost bin / worm farm.



Fluorescent light globes

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

Detox Your Home
Permanent drop-off sites

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston



Foam (polystyrene) boxes / meat trays 

Visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You website.

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Foam underlay

 Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.



Foil (aluminium)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Food waste

Place in your red lidded garden waste bin or compost bin / worm farm.



Formula tins

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Fridge

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

See 'Metal / scrap'



Furniture

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

 Visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You website.



Gas cylinders and bottles

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

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Glasses (eye / reading / prescription / sun glasses)

Mentone Optical
18 Como Parade West 
Mentone VIC 3194
Phone: 9583 4522
Accepts contact lenses and glasses 
mentoneoptical.com.au

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.

Drop off at your local OpShop.

Visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You website.



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 Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
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 VIC 3195
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

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Household chemicals 

Drop off unwanted household chemicals for free at a Detox Your Home collection.
Find out more



Ice-cream container / lids

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Insect spray bottles and cans

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin (empty).



Jars / lids (glass, metal, plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Juice cartons

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Kitty litter

Wrap in plastic bag, place in your red lidded rubbish bin.



Light globes / tubes

Detox Your Home
Permanent drop-off sites

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Fees may apply



Lunch boxes (plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Magazines

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Mattresses

To give away or sell clean items refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

Bedcollect
9am-5pm
Pick up only
Charge: $60 first piece
Available for bulk collections
bedcollect.com.au

Mattress Collection Melbourne
Pick up only
Charge: $40 first piece
mattress-recycling.com.au

Melbourne Mattress Recycling
7 days a week 9am-6pm
Pick up only
Charge: $60 first piece, each piece thereafter: $35 (within standard service area)
Available for bulk collections
melbournemattressrecycling.com.au

Soft Landing Mattress Recycling
Pick up only
Charge: $50 first piece, each piece thereafter: $35 (within standard service area)
softlanding.com.au



Medicines

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



Medicine bottles

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Metal / scrap 

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

Cleanaway Clayton Transfer Station
Fraser Road & Osborne Avenue
Clayton VIC 3168
Phone: 9551 2351
Mon-Fri 7am-4.30pm, Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 8am-2pm

Highett Metal
283-295 Boundary Road
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9587 7080
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
highettmetal.com.au
Drop off only for domestic materials
Accept all scrap metals (may pay money) including car batteries, whitegoods, aluminium, steel
Do not accept microwaves, TV's, computers

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston.



Milk cartons / bottles

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Mobile phones

Mobile Muster
To recycle your mobile phone find your nearest Mobile Muster drop off point, including Optus, Telstra, Vodaphone, Salvos, Officeworks and more.

1800Recycle
150 Northern Road
Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081
Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)
Bulk collection service available, fees may apply
1800recycle.com.au

Please note a mobile phone is considered e-waste and banned from landfill, therefore do not place in your red lidded bin. Find out more on e-waste



Motor oil (Engine oil)

Ask your local mechanic or refer to BusinessRecyclingRecycling Near You to look up your nearest disposal location.

Supercheap Auto
Free drop off at selected stores
Find your local store

Imlachs Self Serve Auto Parts
1602 Centre Road
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 9547 7377
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
autowreckers.com.au

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Fees may apply

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Clarinda Transfer Station 
67 Carroll Road
Clarinda VIC 3169
Phone: 9579 4955
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 7am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 



Nappies (Disposable)

Wrap in plastic bag, place in your red lidded rubbish bin. 

The Nappy Collective
Collects un-used nappies and redistribute them to families in need.
thenappycollective.com



Ovens

Kingston Waste Transfer Station 
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm
Fees may apply

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 03 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Clarinda Transfer Station 
67 Carroll Road
Clarinda VIC 3169
Phone: 9579 4955
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 7am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 



Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Place in your red lidded garbage bin.

Terracycle 
Purchase a Safety Equipment and Protective Gear Zero Waste Box



Paint (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, 8am-4pm

Detox Your Home
Permanent drop-off sites



Pens, pencils and markers

Place in your red lidded garbage bin.

Terracycle 
Purchase a Pens, Pencils and Markers Zero Waste Box
Purchase a Office Supplies Zero Waste Box



Paint tins and spray cans (empty and dry)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Plastic bags / packets

Drop off at your nearest Coles or Woolworths free or charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. You can also dispose of the green 'resuable' shopping bags in these bins. To find out more visit redycycle.net.au.

Terracycle 
Purchase a Snack Wrappers Zero Waste Box



Plastic bottles and containers

Place all hard / rigid plastics in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Plastic gloves

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.

Terracycle 
Purchase a Plastic Gloves Zero Waste Box



Polystyrene

Monash Transfer Station
380 Ferntree Gully Road
Notting Hill VIC 3168
Open 7 days a week, 7:30am-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 participating outlets:

  • Australia Post
  • The Good Guys
  • Harvey Norman
  • JB Hi-Fi
  • Officeworks

1800Recycle
150 Northern Road
Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081
Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)
Bulk collection service available, fees may apply
1800recycle.com.au



Reuseable green bags

Drop off at your nearest Coles or Woolworths free or charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. To find out more visit redycycle.net.au.



Sodastream cylinder

Swap your cylinder over at your nearest location 



Syringes / sharps container

Council provides a free sharps disposal service and free sharps containers to Kingston residents. This service is only available to residents, not businesses. 
More on sharps disposal



Televisions / TVs

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

Harvey Norman
420 South Road
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.

1800Recycle
150 Northern Road
Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081
Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)
Collection service available, fees may apply
1800recycle.com.au

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston



Tyres

Kmart Tyre & Auto Service Cheltenham
Cnr Centre Dandenong & Warrigal Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 9583 5230
Free tyre recycling with tyre purchase

Kmart Tyre & Auto Service Southland
Westfield Southland, Cnr Bay Road & Nepean Hwy
Southland VIC 3192
Phone: 9584 6833
Free tyre recycling with tyre purchase

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Toys (plastic, no batteries)

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Tupperware

Drop off at your local OpShop.

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



VHS / Cassettes

A Tech Recyclers
Factory 10, 288/286 Wickham Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189
Phone: 0402 651 980
atechrecyclers.com.au

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192
Phone: 9585 4385
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm
Fees may apply 

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road
Skye VIC 3977
Phone: 1300 322 322
Open 7 days, 8am-4pm

Odin E-Waste
7/4 Amayla Crescent
Carrum Downs VIC 3201
Phone: 1300 634 639
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:15pm
odinewaste.com.au

SUEZ Hampton Park Resource Recovery Precinct
274 Hallam Road
Hampton Park VIC 3976
Phone: 13 13 35

Green Collect
71 Anderson Street
Yarraville VIC 3013
Phone: 9314 4987
Collection service available



Vitamin bottles

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Washing powder boxes/bottles

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.



Whitegoods

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or local Facebook groups, ZiilchStreetbank or Gumtree.

Eligible residential households are entitled to a free hard waste collection during September - October each year. In addition to this, a hard waste collection can be booked throughout the year for only $60.
Find out more or book a hard waste collection.

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

Kingston Waste Transfer Station
24-30 Fonceca Street
Mordialloc VIC 3195
Phone: 9580 4842
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm

Westall Road Resource Recovery 
17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road)
Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: 1300 988 090
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Charges may apply



Wood pallets

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

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston.



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

Most major hospital imaging departments will collect x-rays.