Waste & Recycling Transfer Station
Residents are encouraged to recycle as much of their bulk waste at the Waste & Recycling Transfer Station to avoid it being sent to landfill. All items must be separated and placed into the appropriate bins in order to be recycled. The transfer station is located after the weighbridge at the Tip.
The following items are accepted for recycling free of charge:
- Motor oil (up to 15 litres)
- Light globes and tubes (Household quantities)
- Mobile phones
- Electrical Waste – all items with a plug, e.g. televisions, small appliances, computers and accessories
- Hard plastics - Types 1-7
- Paint (up to 20 litres)
- Glass bottles, jars and steel or aluminium cans
The following incur a fee to be recycled:
- Gas cylinders
- Steel – e.g. old car bodies
- Car tyres
- White goods, e.g. washing machine, fridges
- Green Waste
Shredded green waste is available on site for residents free of charge. Pick up only. Wyndham City does not accept any responsibility for the quality of shredded material available.
When you visit we encourage you to browse the Resale Shed where you can purchase second hand goods. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am-12:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-12pm.
The Waste & Recycling Transfer Station:
- Located at the Tip, 470 Wests Rd, Werribee
- Phone 9742 0777
- Open - Weekdays: 8am-4pm. Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays: 8.30am-4pm
- Closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday
Community Recycling Stations
Wyndham City has six Recycling Stations across the municipality for you to recycle some common household items including:
- Printer cartridges
- CD’s and DVD’s
- Light globes and tubes
- Mobile phones & accessories
Do not place anything other than the specified items into each of the bins.
The Recycling Stations are located at:
- Wyndham City Civic Centre, 45 Princes Highway, Werribee
- Arndell Park Community Learning Centre, 29-49 Federation Boulevard, Truganina
- Wyndham Vale Community Learning Centre, 86 Manor Lakes Blvd, Wyndham Vale
- Tarneit Community Learning Centre, 150 Sunset Views Boulevard, Tarneit
- Featherbrook Community Learning Centre, 33-35 Windorah Dr, Point Cook
- Saltwater Community Centre, 153 Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook
Compost Revolution Program
Did you know on average half our household garbage is food waste? You can turn most food scraps into nutrient rich compost for your garden by using a worm farm or compost bin at home.
Sign up to Wyndham City’s Compost Revolution Program to be eligible for 50% discounted compost bins and worm farms. To join the program visit Compost Revolution and it’s as simple as completing a quick tutorial and quiz to be eligible.
Worm Farms and Compost bins provide an easy way to reduce waste sent to landfill, cutting down on greenhouse gases and returning nutrients back into the soil. So sign up today!
Detox Your Home – Recycling Household Chemicals
Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of unwanted, highly toxic household chemicals without harming your health or the environment. Take your chemicals to your closest free drop off event. To find out where, when and how to register, go to Sustainability Victoria or call 1300 363 744. This free service is safe for you and the environment.
The collected items are recycled for recovery and diverted from landfill. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in collaboration with local councils and funded by the Victorian landfill levy.
Wyndham City manages a drumMUSTER collection site for the collection and recycling of cleaned, rinsed, non returnable crop drums. All eligible containers have the drumMuster logo. DrumMUSTER is a free collection program for any resident or business with these containers. Collections occur on the first Wednesday of the month 1pm-3pm.
The drumMUSTER location is Diggers Road Hall, corner Diggers Road and Whites Road, Werribee South. All drums are inspected by trained drum inspectors and are stored in a secure cage onsite. When full, this cage is emptied and drums are taken away for recycling.
Garage Sale Trail
Choose to reuse & register for the Garage Sale Trail
Get to know your neighbours and be part of the nation’s biggest ever weekend of garage sales this October.
Wyndham City is bringing the Garage Sale Trail to the local area on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017. Join over 350,000 sellers and shoppers as over 2 million items are set free from cupboards, garages and sheds across the nation.
For sellers it’s a free, fun and social way to de-clutter, find a home for your pre-loved stuff, meet local people and make some pocket money. Sellers can sell on one or both days.
For shoppers, it’s a great way to grab a bargain, find something unique and shop sustainably. To see what’s nearby you or to join the trail head to www.garagesaletrail.com.au
There are free seller packs available for the first 1,250 sales registered nationally.
About Garage Sale Trail
Garage Sale Trail is an initiative run by Garage Sale Trail Foundation in partnership with over 150 local councils nationally. It’s the biggest reuse and community event in Australia involving over 15,000 garage sales and stalls nationally, 2 million items listed for sale and over 350,000 sellers and shoppers across the nation.
The Garage Sale Trail idea is simple. By organizing communities around Australia to hold garage sales on one big day, Garage Sale Trail aims to provide a platform for fundraising, promote reuse, enable local community connections and inspire fun in communities across the nation.
Community Education Sessions
Wyndham City offers a series of free waste, recycling and litter education sessions to schools, business or community groups. To book in or find out more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org