A to Z of waste disposal

A guide to help you recycle and dispose of waste items correctly. Are you looking for an item that’s not listed? Send an email to Kingston.Waste@kingston.vic.gov.au.

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Aerosol cans

Place empty aerosol cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Air Conditioners

You can dispose of air conditioners through our hard waste collection service or take them to one of the following facilities:

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

For more locations, view the list of transfer stations and landfills in Kingston [doc]. Fees may apply.

Aluminium cans

Place empty aluminium cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin or take them to:

Aluminium foil

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

Aluminium trays

Place empty aluminium trays in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Asbestos

Don't cut or break. For information on the correct and safest way to dispose of asbestos, visit asbestos.vic.gov.au.

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Bag ties

Place bag ties in your red lidded landfill bin.

Band aids

Place band aids in your red lidded landfill bin.

Baskets

Drop baskets off at your local Op Shop.

Batteries (car)

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. No fees apply. Drop-off only.

Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm

Highett Metal

283-295 Boundary Road, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9587 7080. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm.

Pay money for scrap

highettmetal.com.au

Imlachs Self Service

1602 Centre Road, Springvale

Phone: 9547 7377. Open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 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 and empty container must be taken away by customer.

Super Cheap Auto Mentone

25 Nepean Highway, Mentone VIC 3194

Phone: 9585 0399. Open Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 8.30am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to 5pm.

No charges for drop off, domestic quantities only.

Westall Road Resource Recovery

17 Westall Road (near corner of Centre Road), Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 988 090. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Charges may apply

Batteries (household)

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

No fees apply. Drop off only

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

Biscuit trays (plastic)

Place biscuit trays in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Books

Drop off books at your local Op Shop or place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Bottles (glass, plastic, metal)

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

Boxes (cardboard)

Flatten and place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Branches

Place in your green lidded food and garden waste bin or book a free tree pruning collection.

Bubble wrap (soft plastic)

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

Building Rubble

Visit Business Recycling to find your nearest disposal location or contact:

Westall Road Resource Recovery

12 Westall Road (near corner of Centre Road), Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 988 090. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Charges may apply

Butcher’s paper

Place butcher’s paper in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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Cans (steel, aluminium)

Place empty cans in your yellow lidded recycling bin or drop off at:

Candles and candle wax

Place candles and wax in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cars

Imlachs Self Serve Auto Parts

1602 Centre Road, Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 9547 7377. Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm, Saturday to Sunday 9am to 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 and Cardboard boxes

Flatten and place in your yellow lidded recycling bin. If you have a large quantity of boxes, please contact:

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

Fees may apply.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm.

Fees may apply.

Visy Recycling

708 Princess Hwy, Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 368 479. Open Monday to Saturday 6am to 2pm, Sunday 8am to 2pm.

Free drop off service, some fees may apply.

Cleanaway Clayton South

Fraser Road & Deals Road, Clayton South VIC 3169

Phone: 9551 2351. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Carbon paper

Place carbon paper in your red lidded landfill bin.

Carbon fibre

Place carbon fibre in your red lidded landfill bin.

Carpet / Carpet underlay

You can dispose of carpet and carpet underlay through our hard waste collection service. Please note, a maximum of two rolls, no longer then 1.5m will be accepted.

Cartridges (printer / toner)

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

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

You can also contact:

1800Recycle

150 Northern Road, Heidleberg Heights VIC 3081

Phone: 1800RECYCLE (1800 732 925)

Bulk collection service available, fees may apply.

Cellophane

Place cellophane in your red lidded landfill bin.

Ceramics

To donate, give away or sell usable items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. If broken, place ceramics in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cereal box liners (soft plastic)

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

Cereal boxes

Place cereal boxes in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Chemicals

Drop off unwanted household chemicals for free at a Detox Your Home collection point.

Chip packets (soft plastic)

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

Cleaning rags

Place cleaning rags in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cling wrap (soft)

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

Clothing

To donate, give away or sell clean items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. If damaged, place clothing in your red lidded landfill bin.

Clothes hangers

To donate, give away or sell clean items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. If damaged, place clothes hangers in your red lidded landfill bin.

Computers and accessories

To donate, give away or sell working computers and accessories, find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree.

You can dispose of them through our hard waste collection service, or take them to:

A Tech Recyclers (e-waste recycling)

2/40 Southern Rd, Mentone VIC 3194

Phone: 0402 651 980.

Bulk collection service for the following items: laptops, computers, tablets, printers, faxes, electronic items. No fees apply.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre (computers and televisions)

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. No fees apply, drop off only.

B2C Community IT Recyclers - Moorabbin (IT equipment)

13/136 Cochranes Road, Moorabbin VIC 3189

Phone: 9005 0101. Open Monday to Thursday 10am to 3.30pm. Drop-off and pick up available.

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.

Corks

Synthetic corks and screw top lids can be placed in the yellow lidded recycling bin. For natural cork recycling:

Chooktopia

1195 Westernport Highway, Langwarrin VIC 3910

Free drop off.

Cooking oil

Drop off cooking oil for free at a Detox Your Home collection point or take to:

Argus Recycling

60-62 Ordish Rd, Dandenong South VIC 3175

Phone: 1300 Recycling (1300 732 925)

Free drop off, please take oil in metal containers, oil in plastic containers will be decanted and you can take the plastic container home.

Cooking oil container

Place cooking oil containers in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Cosmetic jars (clear glass only)

Place jars in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Cotton wool buds

Place cotton wool in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cups and saucers

To donate, give away or sell usable items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. If damaged, place cups and saucers in your red lidded landfill bin.

Curtains

Drop off curtains at your local Op Shop or place in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cutlery (metal)

Drop off cutlery at your local Op Shop or place in your red lidded landfill bin.

Cutlery (plastic)

Place plastic cutlery in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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Deodorant cans, roll-ons and sprays

If empty, place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Detergent bottles (plastic)

Place all hard plastic in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Dog waste

Wrap in plastic bag, then place in your red lidded landfill bin.

Dog food tins

Place dog food tins in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Drinking glasses

If the drinking glasses are in good condition, please drop off at your local Op Shop. If damaged, place in your red lidded landfill bin.

Drums (empty)

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm.

Fees may apply.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

Fees may apply.

Clarinda Transfer Station

67 Carroll Road, Clarinda VIC 3169

Phone: 9579 4955. Open Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm.

Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

Fees may apply.

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Envelope (padded envelope)

Place padded envelopes, satchels, and post packs in your red lidded landfill bin. Paper envelopes can be recycled in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

E-waste (electrical appliances)

Drop off e-waste at a Detox Your Home collection point or take them to:

A Tech Recyclers

2/40 Southern Rd, Mentone VIC 3194

Phone: 0402 651 980.

Bulk collection service for the following items: laptops, computers, tablets, printers, faxes, electronic items. No fees apply.

B2C Community IT Recyclers - Moorabbin (IT equipment)

13/136 Cochranes Road, Moorabbin VIC 3189

Phone: 9005 0101. Open Monday to Thursday 10am to 3.30pm. Drop-off and pick up available.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Clarinda Transfer Station

67 Carroll Road, Clarinda VIC 3169

Phone: 9579 4955. Open Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 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. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Odin E-Waste

7/4 Amayla Crescent, Carrum Downs VIC 3201

Phone: 1300 634 639. Open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:15pm. Drop-off and pick up available.

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. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm. Charges may apply.

Engine oil

Oilstore

142 Herald Street, Cheltenham

Phone: 9555 7510. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 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. Open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm.

Car batteries and engine oil, no charges apply for domestic quantities - up to 20 litres of oil.

Oil must be presented in a sealed container (empty container must be taken away by customer).

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Fire Extinguisher (empty)

Visit your nearest fire station or contact:

Sims Metal

45 Wells Road, Seaford VIC 3198

Phone: 9786 1661.

Fire Extinguisher (full)

Visit your nearest fire station or contact:

Fire Equipment Service

8 Wigan Road, Bayswater VIC 3153

Phone: 03 9762 6999. $10 drop off charge.

Flares (marine)

Drop off flares at your local police station, please call ahead.

Flowers

Place flowers in your green lidded food and garden waste bin, compost bin or worm farm.

Fluorescent light globes

Drop off fluorescent light globes at a Detox Your Home collection point or contact:

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

No fees apply, drop off only.

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills [doc] in Kingston. Fees may apply.

Foam (polystyrene) boxes or meat trays

Place foam in your red lidded landfill bin. Visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You website for more information.

Foam underlay

Place foam underlay in your red lidded landfill bin or dispose of it via our hard waste collection service.

Foil (aluminium)

Place foil in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Food waste

Place food waste in your green lidded food and garden waste bin, compost bin or 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 Gumtree. For broken items, you can dispose of fridges via our hard waste collection service.

Furniture

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shopor refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. For broken items, you can dispose of fridges via our hard waste collection service.

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Gas cylinders and bottles

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm.

No fees apply. Drop-off only. Cylinders must be empty.

Westall Road Resource Recovery

17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road), Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 988 090. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Charges may apply.

Glassware (glass cups and wine glasses)

If in good condition, please drop off glassware at your local Op Shop. If damaged, place in your red lidded landfill bin.

Glasses (reading, prescription or sunglasses)

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. For more information, visit OneSight.

You can also drop off at your local Op Shop or visit Planet Ark's Recycling Near You.

Green waste (Garden waste)

You can dispose of garden waste in your green lidded food and garden waste bin or contact:

Cleanaway Clayton Transfer Station

Fraser Road & Osborne Avenue, Clayton

Phone: 9551 2351. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 4.30pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm, Sunday 8am to 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. Open 7 days, 8am to 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. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm.

Fees may apply,only accepts garden prunings, twigs, leaves, grass clippings. Does not accept tree stumps or large tree branches.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 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. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Charges may apply.

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Household chemicals

Drop off household chemicals at a Detox Your Home collection point.

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Ice-cream container / lids

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Insect spray bottles and cans

If empty, place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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Jars and lids (glass, metal, plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Juice cartons

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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Kitty litter

Wrap in a plastic bag, then place in your red lidded landfill bin.

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Life jacket (foam)

Place in your red lidded rubbish bin.

Light globes and tubes

Drop off at a Detox Your Home collection point or contact:

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Lunch boxes (plastic)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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Magazines

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Meat trays

Place foam (polystyrene) meat trays in your red lidded landfill bin. Place plastic meat trays in your yellow lidded recycling bin after removing the absorption pad (which goes in the red lidded landfill bin).

Medicines

You can return out-of-date and unwanted medicines to any pharmacy in your 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. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. No fees apply. Drop off only.

Cleanaway Clayton Transfer Station

Cnr Fraser Road and Osborne Avenue, Clayton VIC 3168

Phone: 9551 2351. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 4.30pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm, Sunday 8am to 2pm.

Highett Metal

283-295 Boundary Road, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9587 7080. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm.

Drop off only for domestic materials. Accept all scrap metals (may pay money) including car batteries, whitegoods, aluminium, and steel.

Do not accept microwaves, TV's, computers.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Westall Road Resource Recovery

17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road), Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 988 090. Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm. Charges may apply.

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills [doc] in Kingston. Fees may apply.

Milk cartons / bottles

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Motor oil (Engine oil/Sump oil)

Ask your local mechanic or refer to Business Recycling and Recycling Near You to find your nearest disposal location or contact:

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Clarinda Transfer Station

67 Carroll Road, Clarinda VIC 3169

Phone: 9579 4955. Open Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

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Nappies (Disposable)

Wrap in a plastic bag, then place in your red lidded rubbish bin or contact:

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Ovens

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Clarinda Transfer Station

67 Carroll Road, Clarinda VIC 3169

Phone: 9579 4955. Open Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4pm, Saturday 7am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

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Paint (household)

Drop off at a Detox Your Home collection point or contact:

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Paint can (empty)

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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 supermarket free of charge. Simply place your items in the collection bin in the foyer of the supermarket. You can also dispose of the green 'reusable' shopping bags in these bins. To find out more visit redcycle.net.au. You can also purchase a Snack Wrappers Zero Waste Box.

Plastic bottles and containers

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

Polystyrene

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Monash Transfer Station

380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill VIC 3168

Open 7 days a week, 7:30am to 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 these 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.

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Reusable green bags

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

S

Shredded paper

Shredded paper has a higher chance of falling off the conveyor belts at the Materials Recovery Facility because it’s so small.

Please try to avoid shredding paper if possible and:

  • cross out personal details using a marker
  • rip the paper into halves or quarters
  • transfer your paper bills online.

If you must shred paper, please put small amounts into other cardboard or paper items such as cereal boxes or paper envelopes before putting into your yellow lidded recycling bin. You can also send your confidential documents for safe shredding and recycling to Send and Shred.

Smoke detectors and alarms

Remove batteries and place into your red lidded landfill bin. For safe disposal of batteries, refer to 'Batteries'.

Syringes and sharps containers

We provide a free sharps disposal service and free sharps container to Kingston residents. This service is only available to residents, not businesses. Containers can be dropped off at our Cheltenham offices, 1230 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham, Monday-Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

See also the Victorian Government Needle and Syringe Program for local pharmacies offering collection services.

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Televisions / TVs

To donate, give away or sell items find your nearest Op Shop or refer to Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. For broken items, you can dispose of televisions via our hard waste collection service.

You can also contact:

Harvey Norman - Moorabbin (Televisions)

420 South Road, Moorabbin VIC 3189

Phone: 9269 3400. 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).Bulk collection service available, fees may apply.

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills [doc] in Kingston. Fees may apply.

Tetra Paks

Place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

Tyres

MyCar Tyre & Auto Service Southland

Westfield Southland, Cnr Bay Road & Nepean Hwy, Southland VIC 3192

Phone: 8585 7107. Free tyre recycling with tyre purchase.

Tupperware

Drop off at your local Op Shop or place in your yellow lidded recycling bin.

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VHS Videos/ Cassettes

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Frankston Regional Recycling Recovery Centre

20 Harold Road, Skye VIC 3977

Phone: 1300 322 322. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Odin E-Waste

7/4 Amayla Crescent, Carrum Downs VIC 3201

Phone: 1300 634 639. Open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:15pm. Drop-off and pick up available.

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.

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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 Gumtree. For broken items, you can dispose of whitegoods via our hard waste collection service.

You can also contact:

Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 9585 4385. Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm. Fees may apply.

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195

Phone: 9580 4842. Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm. Fees may apply.

Westall Road Resource Recovery

17 Westall Road (near corner of Center Road), Springvale VIC 3171

Phone: 1300 988 090. Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm. Charges may apply.

Wood pallets

For more options, see the list of transfer stations and landfills [doc] in Kingston. Fees may apply.

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X-rays

Siltech PMR

X-ray Recycling

7/220 Barry Road, Campbellfield VIC 3061

Most major hospital imaging departments will also collect x-rays. Please call ahead.