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Permanent drop-off sites

Find your nearest site for free disposal of household paint, batteries and fluorescent lights.

Paint, batteries and Fluorescent light globes


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Many of our Permanent sites now offer a free to drop off household and trade paint service through Paintback, the national product stewardship scheme. The sites accept up to a maximum of 100 litres per visit in secured containers no larger than 20 litres.

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Metropolitan sites

Banyule Waste Recovery Centre  Paintback logo
307–325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield
(corner Banksia Street) (Melway 31 F4)
Ph: (03) 9490 4222

Bayside Waste Transfer and Recycling Centre
144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham
(VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 9585 4385

Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre  Paintback logo
648 Riversdale Road, Camberwell
(Melway 60 B1)
Ph: (03) 9278 4444

Brimbank City Council Resource Recovery Centre  Paintback logo
Council Operations Centre,
Stadium Drive, Keilor Park (Melway 15 C5)
Ph: (03) 9249 4000

Campbellfield - Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre Paintback logo 

Bolinda Road, Campbellfield
(Melway 7 H 8)
Ph: (03) 9359 3813

Casey City Council  Paintback logo
Hampton Park Resource Recovery Precinct
274 Hallam Road, Hampton Park (Melway 129 E 2)
Ph: 03 9799 6277

Darebin Resource Recovery Centre  Paintback logo
30 Kurnai Avenue (off Henty Street),
Reservoir (Melway 18 C6)
Ph: (03) 9462 3455

 

Geelong Resource Recovery Centre
100 Douro Street,
North Geelong (Melway 441 K7)
Ph: (03) 5272 2613

Melton Recycling Facility  Paintback logo
33–41 Ferris Road, Melton
(Melway 343 H1)
Ph: (03) 9743 1983

Mornington Waste Disposal Centre  Paintback logo
134 Watt Road, Mornington
(Melway 145 K3)
Ph: 1300 850 600

Moonee Valley Transfer Station  Paintback logo
188 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie
(Melway 28 D7)
Ph: (03) 8325 1730

Monash Waste Transfer and Recycling Station  Paintback logo
380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill
(Melway 70 H8)
Ph: (03) 9518 3767

Port Phillip Resource Recovery Centre  Paintback logo
56 White Street, South Melbourne
(Melway 2E F11)
Ph: (03) 9209 6777

Werribee Refuse Disposal Facility
470 Wests Road, Werribee
(Melway Ref 243 E7)
Ph: (03) 9742 0777

Yarra Ranges Shire Council  Paintback logo
Coldstream Recovery and Waste Transfer Station
200 Leonard Road, Lilydale (Melway 281 E12)
Ph: (03) 9739 1227


Regional sites

Ararat Transfer Station
Surface Hill Road, Ararat (VicRoads 554 E11)
Ph: (03) 5355 0200 

Bairnsdale Landfill  Paintback logo
200 Johnston’s Road, Forge Creek (VicRoads 84 B 8)
Ph: (03) 5152 6535 

Ballarat Transfer Station  Paintback logo
Gillies Street South, Ballarat (VicRoads 565 Q9)
Ph: (03) 5334 2621

Bendigo – Eaglehawk Eco Centre   Paintback logo
189 Upper California Gully Road, Eaglehawk (Melway 603 F11)
Ph: (03) 5446 3467

Colac – Otway Shire Council
Western Waste Transfer Station
11–27 Marriner Street, Colac (VicRoads 520 K 2)
Ph: (03) 5231 3076

Horsham Transfer Station
93 Kenny Road, Haven, Horsham
Ph: (03) 5382 4512

La Trobe – Morwell Transfer Station  Paintback logo
Porters Street, Morwell (VicRoads 340 H2)
Ph: 1300 367 700

Mildura Transfer Station and Recovery Facility
Ontario Avenue, Mildura (VicRoads 535 M5)
Ph: (03) 5018 8100

Portland Landfill
Derril Road, West of Cape Nelson Road, Portland (VicRoads 503 N 8)
Ph: (03) 5523 3768

Shepparton Transfer Station
Wanganui Road, Shepparton (VicRoads 672 N2)
Ph: (03) 5832 9700 

Swan Hill Landfill
6859 Sealake-Swan Hill Road, Swan Hill (VicRoads 586 C 4)
Ph: (03) 5032 9260

Wangaratta Transfer Station
Sandford Road, Wangaratta (VicRoads 664 A 11)
Ph: (03) 5722 0888

Warrnambool City Council
Ph: (03) 5559 4800
Warrnambool: Statewide Waste Pty Ltd
355 Koroit Street, Warrnambool
Ph: (03) 5561 1195

Wodonga – Kane Road Waste Transfer Station
Kane Road, Wodonga (VicRoads 653 Q5)
Ph: (02) 6022 9300

Wonthaggi Transfer Station and Recycling Centre
180 Cameron Street, Wonthaggi
Ph: (03) 5672 1933


Independent Paintback sites

The following independent Paintback sites are not part of or affiliated with Sustainability Victoria’s Household Chemical Collection Program.

Cardinia Waste and Recyclers
30–32 Exchange Drive, Pakenham, VIC 3810
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 3:00pm
Open some Public Holidays

Cleanaway Brooklyn
174 Old Geelong Road, Brooklyn, VIC 3012
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 12:00pm

Cleanaway Campbellfield
126 Barry Road, Campbellfield, VIC 3061
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Cleanaway Dandenong
76–78 Ordish Road, Dandenong South, VIC 3175
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm

 

Cleanaway North Geelong
111 Mornington Street, North Geelong, VIC 3215
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre
20 Harold Road, Skye, VIC 3977
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Sunday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Toxfree Laverton
83 Dohertys Road, Laverton North, VIC 3026
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Westall Road Resource Recovery Facility
12 Westall Road, Springvale, VIC 3171
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Yarra Council Recycling Drop-off Centre
168 Roseneath Street, Clifton Hill , VIC 3068
P: 1300 390 380
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

How much can I drop off at a Detox event?

There is no limit on the volume of materials you drop-off, however the maximum acceptable weight or size of any single container is 20 kilograms or 20 litres. Decanting is not permitted so bring chemicals in disposal containers.


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Recycling Near You

Planet Ark's Recycling Near You site offers information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges and mobile phones.

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