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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

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:

  • garden waste
  • 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 $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 Recycling & Recovery Centre, 290 Yan Yean Road, Plenty. 

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

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