Penalties for illegal dumping can be found on the EPA website. Anyone who sees instances of illegal dumping should report it to the EPA on 1300 372 842 or contact Council on 5320 5500.
Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 4.00pm
Weekends and public holidays: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.
The transfer station provides an opportunity for Ballarat residents to assist Council in further reducing the volume of material going to landfill as the operators endeavor to sort as much recyclable material from the waste stream as possible.
Glass bottles and jars
HDPE, PET, and PVC bottles and containers
Are there Alternative Options?
Ballarat has a number of specialist commercial recycling facilities that will accept product such as Timber, Building Rubble, Concrete and Bricks. These specialist recyclers are listed in the local Yellow Pages.
How can you save time & money at the Transfer Station?
By clearly separating your load into specific groups of material you can reap the benefits through lower gate fees, as per the schedule of rates below.
Loads separated out are quicker and easier to unload making your visit to the transfer station shorter.
The Resale Shed is for items that are in reusable condition such as bikes, kids play equipment, tables and chairs (i.e. usual garage sale items) so that they can find a worthy new home and be diverted from landfill. For drop off’s or purchases from the Resale Shed speak to the site operator at the entry gatehouse to the Transfer Station.