Transfer Station

Container filled with waste

* This facility remains open on weekdays (8am – 4pm) and weekends (10am – 4pm), but is currently only accepting vouchers from residents and card-based payment.)

Open hours

Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm.
On weekends during November, the Transfer Station will be open two hours earlier: from 8am-4pm. The Transfer Station will return to a 10am opening on weekends from 1 December.
Public holidays: 10am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.


119 Gillies Street South, Alfredton.


How much will this cost?

See our pricing page for a breakdown of items and prices.


For industries looking to use our landfill site, call The Twigg Group on 5342 8540.


Half Price Mattress Week and Free Green Waste Week

Half Price Mattress Week ($15) : Saturday 14 November to Friday 20 November 2020
Free Green Waste Week: Saturday 21 November to Sunday 29 November 2020.

We have extended Free Green Waste Week this year over two weekends to help residents with the clean up of their yards in preparation for the summer season.
This event occurs in order to raise awareness and assist rural to residential properties to become fire ready.

On the following dates, the Transfer Station will open at 8am on a Saturday and a Sunday to accommodate residents wishing to attend early.

Saturday 14 November and Sunday 15 November 2020
Saturday 21 November and Sunday 22 November 2020
Saturday 28 November and Sunday 29 November 2020

Sort your load

Clearly separating your load can lower your fees and is much quicker to unload.

Sort your materials into:

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


Resale shed

Do you have old items in usable condition?

Items such as bikes, play equipment, and other garage sale items can be resold, saving them from landfill.

Call our Transfer Station team on 5334 2621 to discuss drop-offs and purchases.


Chemical Waste

Detox your home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of highly toxic, unwanted household chemicals such as solvents, poisons and cleaning products. The Transfer Station is a Permanent Drop-off Site.

Find out which items are accepted at Detox your home sites.

Please note: Ballarat Transfer Station currently does not accept pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and nail polish remover.


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