Transfer Station

 

Open Hours

Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm

Weekends and public holidays: 10am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.

 

 

Separate Material

Materials can be sorted into:

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminium
  • HDPE, PET, and PVC bottles and containers
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Cardboard (flattened)

Clearly separated loads can receive lower fees. Not to mention being quicker and easier to unload.


Alternatives

Commercial recycling facilities that accept timber, building rubble, concrete and bricks can be found in the Yellow Pages.

 

Re-sale Shed

Items in usuable condition can be resold, saving them from landfill.
Such as bikes, play equipment, and other garage sale items.

Speak to Ballarat Transfer Station staff about drop-offs and purchases.


Services and RatesTop of document.

Products by cubic metre

PRODUCT

 DESCRIPTION

COST PER CUBIC METRE

General waste

Hard Waste, Wood, Plastics, Household Waste, Building Waste (Inc Plastic, Metal, Plasterboard), treated timber

$55.00

Rubble

Rock, brick, concrete (no metal or plastic)

$69.50

Green Waste

Prunings, grass clippings, leaves, branches

$22.50

Timber

Clean hard and soft wood (excludes treated, laminated, and painted)

$30.50

 

Products by Item

PRODUCT

COST PER ITEM

Mattress

$30.00

Refrigerators

$17.50

Air Conditioners

$7.50

E-Waste - TV's (residential quantities)

No Charge

E-Waste - Small Items

No Charge

E- Waste – TV's (commercial loads)

$10/TV

E- Waste – Small Items (commercial loads)

$3.90/item

Tyres (cars)

$6.80

Tyres (4WD & light truck)

 15.60

Tyres (truck)

$66.80

Tyres (tractor)

$75.00

 

Items at no Charge# 

PRODUCT

DESCRIPTION

Household Kerbside Recycling Material (Residential Quantities)

Newspaper, Magazines, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles, containers (Plastic types – HDPE, PET)

Paper

Newspapers, Magazines

Cardboard

Flattened/corrugatedNot waxed

Glass

Drinking bottles/food containers. Not pyrex, window glass or glass ornaments

Plastic Containers (HDPE, PET)

Numbers One and Two in the triangle Eg. Soft Drink, Shampoo, Sauce Containers

Drum Muster

Empty (triple rinsed) agricultural chemical containers


# Conditions may apply on volumes/size, product types, time of year or eligible persons.

 

Detox your Home

The Transfer Station is a free Permanent Drop-off Site for products such as paints, oils, batteries, fluorescent, gas bottles.

Visit Detox your Home Ballarat for more details.