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Recycling & Recovery Centre
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Recycling & Recovery Centre
290 Yan Yean Road, Plenty

OPEN: 8am-4pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (four days only)

CLOSED: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays

We will be closed every day over the Easter weekend, 3–6 April (Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday).

Accepted free of charge

  • Batteries - household and car

  • Cardboard (excluding waxed cardboard)

  • E-waste (e.g. computers, printers)

  • Fluorescent tubes and globes/light bulbs

  • Household recycling

  • Mobile phones

  • Most scrap metal (charges apply for fridges, freezers and air conditioners)

  • Televisions

  • Used motor oil 

Accepted at a charge

Examples of items accepted in loads (as per below 2014-2015 charges) are household rubbish, garden waste, plaster, treated pine posts and things that can't be recycled.

Car boot $26 
Station wagon  $36 
Small van or ute  $46 
Medium van or ute $66
Large ute $76
Large van $90
6 x 4 trailer $62
6 x 4 trailer high side or 8 x 6 tandem trailer $76     
8 x 6 tandem trailer high side $102
Items with individual charge:  
Fridge, freezer or air conditioner          $30
Mattress    $30 
Car tyre $12
Car tyre with rim $14 
4WD tyre $15
4WD tyre with rim $17

 Prices subject to change 1 July 2015

Not accepted

  • Asbestos
  • Bricks
  • Building rubble
  • Commericial quantities of waste (vehicles with more than 4.5 tonne capacity)
  • Concrete
  • Chemicals
  • Food waste
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Flammable liquid
  • Hazardous substances
  • Dirt/soil
  • Gas bottles
  • Gas tanks - automobile
  • Household waste
  • Paint
  • Waste liquid

 

Reuse Shop at the Recycling & Recovery Centre

The Reuse Shop is a unique feature of our Recycling & Recovery Centre, run by the Green Wedge Christian Community.

Located at the front of the Recycle and Recovery Centre, 290 Yan Yean Road, Plenty 

The Reuse Shop will be closed every day over the Easter weekend, 3–6 April (Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday).

OPEN: 9am-3.30pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
CLOSED: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays 

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