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Acceptable Waste for Disposal

If you need to drop off waste at one of our transfer stations, please keep in mind that some materials may not be accepted.

To find out the acceptance criteria for your waste at our transfer stations, please check out the listing below:

Material Accepted
Liquid waste No
Hazardous materials No
Empty paint tins No
Paint tins No
Gas bottles (propane) Yes - Hamilton ONLY
Batteries (domestic <1kg) No
Lead-acid machinery batteries Yes
Fluorescent tubes Yes - Hamilton ONLY
Motor Oil Only collected where bulk container is provided - Balmoral, Cavendish, Coleraine, Dunkeld and Hamilton
Other Chemicals No
Mattresses Yes
Tyres Yes
Whitegoods Yes
E-waste (ie; TV) Yes
Furniture Yes
Clothing and textiles No
Timber Only if it can be chipped
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) No
Hard plastic (separate to commingled recyclables) No
Silage Wrap Yes - only if in TAPEX liner bags
Farm chemical drums Yes - except Branxholme site
Scrap steel Yes

Building and Commercial Waste

If you need to dispose of building or commercial waste, Council will need to assess quantity before directing you to the Hamilton landfill.

Customer Service
111 Brown Street
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0444

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