Recycling and Waste Centre

The Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre remains open.

We remind customers to apply social distancing measures to reduce the risk of infection and help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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The Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre is a facility for the recycling and disposal of general or bulky non-hazardous waste including food waste. 

Please note: The centre now accepts unwanted waste paint for recycling.

Accepted Paint Products

Paint will only be accepted in sealed containers of 20 litres or less and up to 100 litres per visit.

  • Deck coatings
  • Floor paints
  • Interior and exterior
    architectural paint -
    water and solvent
    based
  • Packaging
  • Primers
  • Sealers
  • Shellacs
  • Stains
  • Undercoats
  • Urethanes
    (single component)
  • Varnishes
  • Wood coatings 
    (containing no 
    pesticides)

For more information on paint recycling please visit Paintback

The Centre incorporates the latest technologies and follows best practice industry guidelines to encourage recycling and reduce the waste transported to landfill.

General Information

Please sort your waste and bundle it separately according to waste category to assist in efficient waste disposal and to save money. For example, separate any garden pruning or recyclable material from general waste. Disposal of garden pruning is cheaper than general waste, and many recyclable materials are accepted free of charge.

Address: Corner of Burwood Highway and Morack Road, Vermont South

Phone: 9262 6236
Open: Seven days a week from 6.30am-4.00pm (No weighed vehicles after 3.45pm)

Closed: Christmas Day and Good Friday

Remember to secure your load properly to prevent spillage of waste from your vehicle. For more information on how to secure your load, please refer to VicRoads website.

Warning: You may be injured by sharp, broken or heavy objects. Whitehorse City Council advises the wearing of suitable shoes, clothing and eye protection. Gloves should also be worn to protect yourself when handling waste.

Note: Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre does not supply shovels or brooms for you to unload your vehicle.