Recycling and Recovery Centre

Recycling and Recovery Centre
290 Yan Yean Road, Plenty

Normal opening hours for Recycling & Recovery Centre

Open: 8am-4pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (four days only)
Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays 

Accepted free of charge

  • Batteries - household, car and mobile phone
  • Cardboard, excluding waxed cardboard
  • Clothing in good condition
  • E-waste e.g. computers, printers, keyboards, screens, hard drives, mouses
  • Household recycling e.g. hard plastics, cardboard/paper, glass bottles/jars, cans, steel pots and pans and plastic toys
  • Light globes/bulbs and fluoro tubes
  • Mobile phones and accessories
  • Motor oil and containers
  • Scrap metal e.g. bike, stove, microwave, washing machine, dryer, metal poles, roofing. Note: charges apply for fridges, freezers and air conditioners because of the de-gassing process
  • Televisions
  • Dishwashers
  • X-rays

Accepted at a charge

Individual items
  • Fridge, freezer, air conditioner $32
  • Mattress - king/queen/double $35
  • Matress - single/baby $25
  • Car tyre $13
  • Car tyre with rim $15
  • 4WD tyre $16
  • 4WD tyre with rim $18
  • Motorbike tyre $10
  • Motorbike tyre with rim $10
  • Truck tyre $30
  • Truck tyre with rim $35
  • Tractor tyre $135
Loads

Examples of items accepted in loads (as per below 2017-2018 charges) are:

  • Garden materials
  • Hard waste
  • Plaster
  • Polystyrene/foam/bean bag beans
  • Processed wood e.g. treated pine posts/sleepers, fence paling, untreated timber 
  • Other things that can't be recycled
Car boot $35 
Station wagon  $45 
Small van or ute  $55 
Medium van or ute $85
Large ute $90
Large van $105
6 x 4 trailer $80
7 x 5 trailer  $85 
6 x 4 trailer high sided / heaped or 8 x 6 tandem trailer $90     
7 x 5 trailer high sided / heaped $105 
8 x 6 tandem trailer high sided / heaped $115

 Prices subject to change 1 July 2018

Not accepted

  • Asbestos 
  • Bricks 
  • Building/renovation rubble
  • Chemicals 
  • Commercial quantities 
  • Concrete
  • Dirt/soil
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fuels
  • Gas bottles 
  • Household garbage 
  • Liquid waste
  • Paint

Reuse Shop at the Recycling and Recovery Centre

Where possible, items unable to be recycled that are in good condition are donated to the on-site Reuse Shop rather than sent to landfill. The Reuse Shop is run by the Green Wedge Christian Community.

Normally open: 9am-3.30pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays 

Where to take the things we don't accept

View other disposal options