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Visiting the Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre

Due to Stage 4 restrictions, the Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre is currently closed to members of the public.

You can safely dispose of most waste and recycles at the Bayside Waste and Recycling Centre. The centre is privately operated by Copperrock who are specialist in waste and recycling solutions.

Bayside residents can dispose of the following materials free of charge. Items must be separated and placed in designated areas:

  • aluminium and steel cans
  • glass and plastic bottles
  • milk and juice cartons
  • paper and cardboard (commercial quantities will incur a fee)
  • wine bottle corks
  • car batteries
  • scrap metal and white goods
  • LPG gas bottles
  • household paint – empty or full paint tins up to 20 litres (commercial quantities not accepted)
  • household fluorescent tubes (commercial quantities not accepted)
  • household light globes compact fluorescent globes (commercial quantities not accepted)
  • e-waste – printers, monitors, central processing units of computers

Charges will apply to:

  • general hard rubbish
  • green waste
  • building and demolition or renovation materials
  • motor & hydraulic oil, mattresses and;
  • tyres
  • mattresses

You can buy garden and building supplies at the centre, including soils, sands, mulches and pebbles.

Materials not accepted

  • asbestos
  • chemicals
  • putrescible waste

Please note, in extreme weather conditions and at times of high winds, the centre may be closed to ensure public health and safety.

If winds are high, please call (03) 9585 4385 before you leave to check if the centre is accepting waste.

Location map and opening times

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham

(03) 9585 4385

Copperrock website

Open 7 days from 8am to 4pm

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Years Day and days of high wind.