Furniture: must be clean and usable. Book cases, dining settings, beds, desks, tables, chairs, filing cabinets, mirrors, pictures, lounge suites and the list goes on.
Building materials: separate on your load so they are accessible – put your recyclable items on top, this can save you time at our drop off area. Timber, roofing iron, windows, bricks, tiles, doors, bathroom and kitchen fittings etc.
Garden equipment: plants, all types of pots, garden settings, garden machinery, trailers, gates, fencing, pet kennels & cages etc
Household items: all whitegoods (a $25 fee applies to refrigeration items), kitchen appliances, fans, kitchen ware.
Sporting & Exercise equipment.
Plumbing items: sinks, vanities, showers, spa baths, taps & pipe, laundry items.
All metals: white goods, roofing, machinery, car parts, colorbond, household appliances, iron beds, steel fencing, pipes, electrical wiring etc.
Cardboard: (under a cubic metre – free) must be flattened.
(over a cubic metre – $50 c/m)
Computers – laptops – printers – televisions:
Polystyrene: (under a cubic metre – free) must be clean.
(over a cubic metre – $56 c/m) must be clean.
Electrical items: power tools, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, stoves and wood burners etc
Oils: cooking oils, sump oil, mineral oil. (up to 20 litre containers)
Refrigeration units: ($25 fee for each item to be de-gassed) Fridges, freezes, air conditioners.
Mattresses: ($32 fee to be stripped and recycled) increasing to $35 on 1st January 2021
Gas Cylinders: ($15 fee for each item to be safely prepared for recycling)
Car Gas Tanks: ($20 fee for each item to be safely prepared for recycling)
Oil: $1 per litre
Also accepted as part of the Detox your Home program are:
* Fluorescent tubes / light globes
* Batteries – household and car batteries
These items are accepted at no change any time of the year.
Chemicals are not accepted during the year. The Detox Your Home Day where household chemicals are accepted is an annual event held by Sustainability Victoria, this usually takes place in October, due to the increase in demand this event is no longer held at this site.
To find out when and where this event will take place go to: https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/detoxyourhome