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-4pmClosed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.
Materials can be sorted into:
Clearly separated loads can receive lower fees. Not to mention being quicker and easier to unload.
Commercial recycling facilities that accept timber, building rubble, concrete and bricks can be found in the Yellow Pages.
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.
Products by cubic metre
COST PER CUBIC METRE
Hard Waste, Wood, Plastics, Household Waste, Building Waste (Inc Plastic, Metal, Plasterboard), treated timber
Rock, brick, concrete (no metal or plastic)
Prunings, grass clippings, leaves, branches
Clean hard and soft wood (excludes treated, laminated, and painted)
Products by Item
COST PER ITEM
E-Waste - TV's (residential quantities)
E-Waste - Small Items
E- Waste – TV's (commercial loads)
E- Waste – Small Items (commercial loads)
Tyres (4WD & light truck)
Items at no Charge#
Household Kerbside Recycling Material (Residential Quantities)
Newspaper, Magazines, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles, containers (Plastic types – HDPE, PET)
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
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.