The transfer station provides an opportunity for Ballarat residents to assist Council in further reducing the volume of material going to landfill
Weekends and public holidays: 10am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.
Help reduce landfill by separating recyclable material into:
By clearly separating your load into specific groups of material you can receive lower fees as per the schedule of rates below. Clearly separated loads are quicker and easier to unload.
Commercial recycling facilities that accept timber, building rubble, concrete and bricks can be found in the Yellow Pages.
The Re-sale Shed helps divert material from landfill by giving re-usable items a new home.
Items must be in usable condition. Such as bikes, play equipment, tables and chairs, other general garage sale items.
Speak to the operator at the entry gatehouse regarding drop-off and purchases.
Products by cubic metre
COST PER CUBIC METRE
Hard waste, treated timber, timber (not treated - cost to be advised at gate house), plastics, household waste (non-recyclables), building waste (e.g. plastic, metal, plasterboard)
Rock, brick, concrete
Prunings, grass clippings, leaves, branches
Clean hard and soft wood (not treated)
COST PER ITEM
Tyres (4WD & light truck)
To be adviced
Free services all-year round#
Newspapers, magazines, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles and containers.
Empty (triple rinsed) agricultural chemical containers
Permanent drop-off services
Used oils (household and automotive)
Batteries (household and automotive)
Fluorescent lighting tubes
Paint (residential only)
eWaste (small and large) such as phones, televisions, CD/DVD/VHS players, white goods (exc. refrigerators – fees apply)
Printer and toner cartridges
BBQ gas cylinders (to 9kg)
# Conditions may apply on volumes/size, product types, time of year or eligible persons.
Detox your Home
During the Detox Your Home one-day mobile drop-off service, administered by Sustainability Victoria, Ballarat residents can drop off household chemicals for free. These chemicals are not generally accepted at the Ballarat Transfer Station on any other day. For a list of chemicals you can dispose of at Detox Your Home events, visit the Chemical Waste page.Detox your Home is coming to Ballarat on Saturday 4 August 2018 between 10am-12pm.
(FREE of charge all-year round)
Scrap metal – steel and aluminium (incl. white goods, empty/dry paint cans, small auto parts – NO car bodies)
Household recycling material: newspapers, magazines, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles and containers (HDPE, PET, PVC); glass bottles and jars
Used oils (household and auto)
Batteries (household and auto)