Household and Hard Waste Disposal

General household rubbish can be taken to any Latrobe City Council Transfer Station

Green and Garden Waste can be taken to any Latrobe City Council Green Waste Facility.

Not accepted at any transfer station:

Accepted at any transfer station

Accepted at Morwell only

How much will it cost?

General household rubbish disposal fees depends on the size of trailer or vehicle.
Other items may attract individual fees, be free to dispose of, or may not be accepted for disposal.

Wheelie Bin

  • full 240lt wheelie bin $5.50

Sedans and Station Wagons

  • With rear seat up; $11
  • With rear seat down; $15

Utilities

Up to 1.8m long

  • $15 - height 30cm
  • $21 - heaped to 60cm

Over 1.8m long

  • $26 - height 30cm,
  • $32 - heaped to 60cm

Single Axle Trailers

1.8m length

  • $28 - height to 30 cm
  • $28 - heaped, height to 60cm
  • $41 - boxed height to 90 cm

2.75m length

  • $28 - height to 30 cm
  • $41 - heaped, height to 60 cm
  • $65 - boxed height to 90 cm

Tandem trailers

2.75m length

  • $28 - height to 30 cm
  • $45 - heaped, height to 60 cm
  • $85 - boxed, height to 90 cm

3.75m length

  • $45 - height to 30 cm
  • $80 - heaped, height to 60 cm
  • $110 - boxed,  height to 90 cm

Trucks

  • Under 4.5 tonne GVM, with weighbridge docket; $167.97 tonne
  • Up to 4.5 tonne GVM, with weighbridge docket; $210

General heavy waste

i.e. building, demolition or renovation waste; $100 m3

No Charge Hard Waste Drop-off Weekends

The next no charge hard waste drop-off weekend is Saturday 4 and Sunday 5  March 2017.

All transfer stations open extended hours from 8am to 5pm over these weekends. See below for a full list of acceptable, chargeable and non-acceptable hard waste material. Fees apply for items listed as chargeable hard waste. Loads are limited to 2 cubic metres per household.

If you are unsure if an item is acceptable (no charge), chargeable or not acceptable please contact us on 1300 367 700.

Acceptable (non-charged) hard waste includes:

Metal products

For example: tyre rims, piping, sheets of iron, car panels, old tools, bath tubs, empty drums/cans, bed frames, sinks/troughs, scrap metal, bike frames, clothes lines, taps, pots and pans, cutlery, lawn mowers, brushcutters, BBQ’s, screen doors, flues, guttering, steel fencing and gates, trampolines, swing sets, aluminium and steel ladders, hot water services, roller doors, aluminium widows and shower screens (glass removed), bull bars, filing cabinets.

Furniture

For example: couches, mattresses, tables, chairs, exercise equipment , bed side tables, tall boys, rugs, mats, cork tiles, TV cabinets, coffee tables (glass removed), dining tables, outdoor furniture, computer desks, curtains, blinds and fittings, luggage, toys, floating floors, vinyl, carpets and underlay ( Max 30 cm diameter X 1.5 m long), cane furniture, lamps.

Household appliances

For example: computers, televisions, fridges, freezers, washing machines, driers, stoves, ovens, ceiling fans, light fittings, photocopiers, printers, heaters, air conditioners, kettles, irons, microwave ovens, video recorders, DVD players, game consoles, toasters, vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, clothing, laser-light roofing, blankets and sheets.

Other waste items

For example: plastic storage containers, plant pots and tubs, plastic buckets, eskies, baby furniture, tarps, shade cloth, mops and brooms, baskets, plastic Christmas trees, garden hose and cardboard.

Timber products

For example: fence palings, timber off cuts (max 2m), windows (glass removed), doors (fittings removed), pallets.

Chargeable hard waste on these weekends

Includes: tyres, mirrors, windscreens, broken windows, excavated material, building rubble, general waste such as from building renovation or demolition, plaster and tiles on backings, general kitchen waste, wheelie bin waste, silage wrap, netting and twine, incinerator waste and ash, windows with glass.

Non-acceptable hard waste

Includes: whole car bodies, fuels, chemicals, hazardous waste, inflammable material, asbestos, fibreglass insulation, industrial waste, concrete, paint, oil, engines, gas bottles, batteries, dead animals, grass clippings, weeds and green waste.

If you are unsure if an item is acceptable (no charge), chargeable or not acceptable please contact Transfer Station Manager 0418 260 466.

Booked Hard Waste Collection

Hard waste collection services run:

week beginning 1 May 2017 (bookings close 13 April 2017)
week beginning 5 December 2017 (bookings close 17 November 2017)

Bookings and payment can be made at any Latrobe City Service Centre or Library. Cost is $20 per collection or $10 for pensioners and health care card holders. Each collection is limited to 2 cubic metres.

Up to 2 cubic metres of the following are accepted: couches, mattresses, tables, chairs, exercise equipment , bed side tables, tall boys, rugs, mats, cork tiles, TV cabinets, coffee tables (glass removed), dining tables, outdoor furniture, computer desks, curtains, blinds and fittings, luggage, toys, floating floors, vinyl, carpets and underlay ( Max 30 cm diameter X 1.5 m long), cane furniture, lamps.

Non-acceptable hard waste

Includes: whole car bodies, engines, fuels, batteries, chemicals, oils, paint, hazardous waste, inflammable material, asbestos, fibreglass insulation, industrial waste, gas bottles, concrete, dead animals, grass clippings, weeds, green waste, tyres, mirrors, windscreens, broken windows, excavated material, building rubble, general waste such as from building renovation or demolition, plaster and tiles on backings, general kitchen waste, wheelie bin waste, silage wrap, netting and twine, incinerator waste and ash, windows with glass.

If you are unsure if an item is acceptable (no charge), chargeable or not acceptable please contact us on 1300 367 700.

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