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Recycling facilities

The following privately-owned local facilities recycle green waste, timber waste, white goods and PVC pipe waste. These facilities are only licensed to accept certain items, and do not accept mixed loads. Charges may apply.

Benefits of using recycling facilities

There are many reasons why you should take items that can be recycled to a recycling facility, including:

  • The material will be processed and made into usable mulch, construction materials or compost, so that the carbon content is returned to the soil instead of going to landfill and escaping into the atmosphere. This ultimately results in less greenhouse gas emissions.
  • You can take your garden and timber waste to these facilities for free if you use your green and timber waste disposal vouchers.
  • Taking your waste to landfill can cost you money.
  • For many residents, the following recycling facilities are closer to travel to than the landfill.

Recycle your pine Christmas Tree

Book a kerbside pick-up of your unwanted pine Christmas tree through the Bundled Branches Collection Service.  This is a free service for City of Whittlesea residents, including rental properties.

To book in your pine Christmas tree collection phone 9217 2170. 


* Please note Christmas tree only bookings will be collected on Tuesday 24 January and Wednesday 25 January.

Green waste and brick recycling facility - Repurpose It

The Green Waste and Brick Recycling Facility accepts the green waste disposal vouchers and brick and rubble waste vouchers found on your Rates Notice. The site also sells high-quality compost.


480 Cooper Street
Epping VIC 3076
P: 9408 0277

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 8am - 3.45pm
Sunday: closed


Acceptable items

The facility accepts the following items:

  • tree branches and prunings (less than 30cm in diameter)
  • shrubs
  • lawn clippings
  • common garden weeds
  • asphalt
  • rock
  • concrete
  • bricks

Unacceptable items

The facility does not accept:

  • tree roots or stumps
  • soil
  • diseased material
  • garbage
  • metal items including

Timber waste recycling facility - EcoDynamics


480 Cooper Street
Epping VIC 3076

P: 9408 7900

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8am to 3:45pm
Saturday: 8am - midday
Sunday: Closed

Acceptable timber waste items

The facility accepts:

  • fence palings
  • packing crates
  • pallets
  • timber off-cuts

Unacceptable timber waste items

The facility does not accept:

  • laminated timber
  • painted timber
  • melamine
  • treated pine
  • plaster

PVC pipe recycling facility - Nationwide Connect

You can recycle lengths of PVC products (over 1.5m long) that would normally be sent to landfill through Nationwide Connect Recycling, which turns the material into new plastic pipe. Please call to arrange a drop-off.


5 Gipps Court
Epping VIC 3076
P: 9408 4414

White goods recycler - Kids Off The Kerb Pty Ltd



9 Dunstans Court
Thomastown VIC 3074

P: 9982 5600

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Kids Off the Kerb refurbishes suitable white goods and sells them at their Thomastown location and on eBay.

They accept the following items:

  • refrigerators
  • freezers
  • washing machines
  • dryers
  • microwaves
  • dishwashers
  • ovens
  • stoves
  • rangehoods
  • cooktops
  • oil based column heaters
  • split cooling systems
  • hot plates

For more options to recycle your white goods, see A-Z guide to waste and recycling.

Cardboard recycling - Visy Pty Ltd

Cardboard boxes can be dropped off at Visy Pty Ltd. Cardboard must be flattened with all polystyrene and plastic packaging removed.


13 Reo Crescent

Opening hours:

Monday to Sunday: 7am – 7pm

Recycling stations

Council has recycling stations to help you get rid of items that don't belong in your bin in an environmentally friendly way.

You can drop off the following items at the recycling stations:

  • x-rays
  • printer cartridges
  • mobile phones and accessories
  • cameras and accessories
  • DVDs and CDs
  • VHS/Video and audio cassette tapes
  • fluorescent light globes and tubes
  • small e-waste items like iPods and MP3 players

Recycling stations are located at:

  • Lalor Library, 2A May Road, Lalor
  • Thomastown Library, 52 Main St, Thomastown
  • Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park
  • Whittlesea Library, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea
  • Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang
  • Epping Depot, 68-96 Houston Street, Epping
  • Riverside Communty Centre, 8 Doreen Rogen Way, South Morang
  • Galada Community Centre, 10a Forum Way, Epping
  • Jindi Family Community Centre, 48 Breadalbane Avenue, Mernda
  • Mernda Village Community Centre, 70 Mernda Village Drive, Mernda
  • Laurimar Activity Centre, 110 Hazel Glen Drive, Doreen
  • Shared Cup Cafe, 995 Donnybrook Road, Donnybrook

Household batteries can no longer be recycled through Council's Recycling Stations. To find your closest drop off location see Woolworths, Aldi, Battery World, Bunnings and Officeworks stores may accept batteries for recycling.

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