Landfill and Transfer Stations

Landfills

Eaglehawk Eco Centre

Location: The Eaglehawk Eco Centre landfill is situated in Upper California Gully Road (known as Upper Road), near Victoria Street, Eaglehawk.

A map indicating the location of the Eaglehawk landfill (PDF, 126kb)

Open: 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Good Friday) from 8am - 5pm

Phone: 5446 3917

The Eaglehawk Eco Centre provides a number of services including:

  • Recycling Centre
  • Recycle Shop
  • Green Waste Processing Facility
  • Loading Facility (transport of waste)
  • Landfill

Heathcote Landfill

The Heathcote Landfill is located in Golden Gully Road, Heathcote.

Open: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday (except Christmas Day and Good Friday), from 8am - 5pm.

Phone: 5433 2849

Transfer stations

Transfer stations are sites for the sorting and temporary collection of waste and resources. There are currently two supervised transfer stations in the municipality: Strathfieldsaye and Goornong.

A gate fee applies for waste received at both transfer stations at the same price as the Eaglehawk and Heathcote landfills. Recyclables are received at no cost.

Strathfieldsaye

Location: Strathfieldsaye Road

Open: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 5pm

Phone: 5439 3119

Goornong

Location: English's Road

Open: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 5pm

Phone: 0458 346 952

Landfill Services

E-Waste

The Eaglehawk Eco-Centre accepts TVs, computer monitors & other electronic waste free of charge.

Please note this only applies to Eaglehawk Eco-Centre and not the transfer stations or Heathcote Landfill.

More information on E-waste.

Green Waste

Free Green-waste disposal weekends will be held on the following dates in 2014:

  • April 26 and 27
  • May 24 and 25

On these dates, residents can drop off their green waste at the Eaglehawk Eco-Centre or the Heathcote Landfill free of charge. More information on Green Waste.

Please note the only materials that will be accepted are tree prunings, garden clippings, grass and leaf litter. Commercial loads of green waste will not be accepted.

Permanent Victorian Drop-off Sites

Sustainability Victoria administer a network of permanent Victorian drop-off sites accessible all year round for Victorian residents delivered in partnership with local governments and funded by the Victorian landfill levy. Permanent Victorian drop-off sites accept a limited range of household chemical products for free.

The Eaglehawk Eco Centre is a "Permanent Victorian drop-off site".

The Eaglehawk Eco Centre Permanent Victorian drop-off site only accepts the following products:

  • Automotive and cooking oil
  • Automotive and household batteries
  • Barbeque gas bottles
  • Paint
  • Compact fluorescent lights and tubes

For further information on this program please visit Detox your Home.

There is no restriction on the number or volume of household products that you can bring; however containers larger than 20L or 20 kg will not be accepted.

DrumMUSTER

Farm chemical drums can be disposed of at permanent collection sites at Eaglehawk Eco Centre, Heathcote Landfill or the Goornong Transfer Station on an ongoing basis, during normal opening hours. Please note that bookings are essential.

More information on DrumMUSTER.

Updated: 4:19 PM, 22 July 2014