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Free Clean Green Waste Drop-off Days

In addition to the green organics kerbside service, you can:

  1. Drop off CLEAN green waste directly at Council's Windmill Hill Transfer Station during opening hours for a fee. This covers the cost of shredding the materials into mulch. Only clean green waste such as lawn clippings, leaves and prunings, small branches etc will be accepted.
  2. Utilise the FREE CLEAN green waste days at Council's Windmill Hill Transfer Station on the dates listed below:

The following dates have been scheduled for 2020:

  • Friday 7 and Saturday 8 February 2020 in response to the Cudlee Creek Fire;
  • Friday 1 and Saturday 2 May 2020 which is generally after the fire danger season has concluded.Please adhere to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and expect delays;
  • Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October 2020 which is prior to the commencement of the fire danger season;
  • Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November 2020 which is also prior to the commencement of the fire danger season.

Opening hours for the free clean green waste days are 8.30am-12.30pm and 1pm-4.30pm.

Advertisements will appear in the local newspaper advising further details 3 weeks prior to, and 1 week prior to each scheduled free green waste drop-off day.

What WILL be accepted:
What will NOT be accepted:
Green Tick Clean residential green organics, including: Red Cross Commercial or truck loads of material
 Green Tick Grass clippings Red Cross Weeds, including those listed below:
 Green Tick Prunings  Red Cross  Bamboo Red Cross Horehound
 Green Tick Leaves  Red Cross Blackberry Red Cross Kikuyu
 Green Tick Small branches up to 100mm diameter  Red Cross Boxthorn Red Cross Olive
Green TickLoads limited to 8 x 5 trailer Red Cross Bridal Creeper Red Cross Periwinkle
   Red Cross Cape Broom Red Cross Poplar
   Red Cross Couch Red Cross Rose
   Red Cross English Broom Red Cross Salvation Jane
   Red Cross Gorse / Fuize Red Cross Three Corner Jack
   Red Cross Hawthorn Red Cross Willow

NOTE: Declared weeds and plants will not be accepted under the Natural Resources Management Act 2004.

General weeds other than declared weeds will not be accepted as green waste where seeds are present or pose a risk to mulch quality. They will be classified as general waste to landfill.

For further information please contact the Windmill Hill Waste Transfer Station on 8388 1099.