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Acceptable Waste for Disposal

Not all waste items can be accepted at Council Transfer Stations.
Please check the list below before bringing your waste to a Council site:

Material Accepted?
Liquid waste No
Hazardous materials No
Empty dry paint tins Yes - place in scrap metal pile
Tins of paint No - take these to the nearest PaintBack site at Statewide Waste Pty Ltd, 355 Koroit St, Warrnambool.
Gas bottles (propane) Yes - Hamilton ONLY
Batteries (domestic <1kg) No - take these to the collection bin at Aldi Supermarkets.
Lead-acid machinery batteries Yes
Motor Oil Only collected where bulk container is provided - Balmoral, Cavendish, Coleraine, Dunkeld and Hamilton
Farm Chemicals No - contact ChemClear to arrange registration and collection
Mattresses Yes - Hamilton only. Metal mattress springs can be dropped of free of charge at any Transfer Station.
Tyres Yes - fees apply
Whitegoods Yes - fee will apply unless fridge/freezer has a degas certification
Electronic waste (E-waste) such as TVs, computers, printers, household appliances, electric hand tools, toys. Yes - fees may apply
Furniture Good condition households items may be received at the Hamilton re-use shop
Clothing and textiles If in good condition these can be placed in the yellow collection bin at the Hamilton Reuse Shop or your local Op Shop.
Untreated timber Yes - Untreated timber up to 100mm diameter can go in the green waste pile. Fees apply.
CCA treated timber (eg. green pine posts) This must be sent to landfill - fees will apply.
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Place in landfill - fees will apply.
Hard plastic Hamilton Transfer Station only
Silage Wrap Place in landfill. The Plasback recycling scheme is no longer in operation.
DrumMuster chemical drums Yes - except Branxholme site
Scrap steel Yes

Building and Commercial Waste

If you need to dispose of building or commercial waste, Council will need to assess quantity before directing you to the Hamilton landfill.

Customer Service
111 Brown Street
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0444

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