Recycling Near You - Drop off recycling facilities for Garden Cuttings in the City of Greater Geelong Council area
Garden Cuttings Recycling Hotline

A large amount of waste that goes to landfill is garden cuttings. This represents a wasted resource. In landfill, garden cuttings break down and release methane, a potent greenhouse gas, while producing liquid waste known as leachate that can impact on the environment.

Drop-off Recycling of Garden Cuttings

Drysdale Resource Recovery Centre and Landfill

Address: Becks Road
Drysdale, 3222, VIC
-38.1738050 144.6263270

Phone: 03 5251 2935
Website

The following items are accepted:

  • Grass Clippings
  • Small Branches
  • Twigs
  • Garden Prunings
  • Weeds
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Small Timber Offcuts
  • Untreated Timber
  • Small Logs and Raw Timber off cuts up to 10cm width 30cm length

Opening hours:

8.00am - 4.15 pm 7 Days Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Fees and charges:

May apply

Geelong Resource Recovery Centre

Address: 100 Douro Street
North Geelong, VIC
-38.1149300 144.3493230

Phone: 03 5272 2613
Website

The following items are accepted:

  • Grass Clippings
  • Small Branches
  • Twigs
  • Garden Prunings
  • Weeds
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Small Timber Offcuts
  • Untreated Timber

Opening hours:

Mon to Sun 7:30am-4:15pm Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Fees and charges:

May apply

Drop off locations for Garden Cuttings

5 drop off businesses match on Garden Cuttings within approx 60km of Geelong VIC

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Rye Resource Recovery Centre /business/15196 280 Truemans Road Rye, VIC, 3941 144.8586830 -38.3770515 Rye VIC 3941 144.8586830 -38.3770515
Port Phillip Resource Recovery Centre /business/15197 Boundary Street South Melbourne, VIC, 3205 144.94374030818176 -37.82864493147781 South Melbourne VIC 3205 144.94374030818176 -37.82864493147781
The Green Centre /business/17191 1 Stadium Drive Keilor Park, VIC, 3042 144.8534257 -37.7138839 Keilor Park VIC 3042 144.8534257 -37.7138839
A Rescue Bin Hire /business/17897 1 Little John Ct Werribee, VIC, 3030 144.6805830 -37.9066960 Werribee VIC 3030 144.6805830 -37.9066960
Big Bin Hire /business/18318 PO Box 819 Williamstown, VIC, 3016 144.8977593 -37.8572918 Williamstown VIC 3016 144.8977593 -37.8572918
Rye Resource Recovery Centre /business/15196 280 Truemans Road Rye, VIC, 3941 144.8586830 -38.3770515 Rye VIC 3941 144.8586830 -38.3770515

Pick up locations for Garden Cuttings

16 pick up businesses match your query on Garden Cuttings

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
Cleanaway Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p... Vic May apply
E&O Property Services & Rubbish Removal Whatever the quantity or type of waste, we'll collect i... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
The Disposal Crew Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Red Rabbit Rubbish Removal & Recycling Service We come to you with a truck team and do all the loading... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Control Bin Hire (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. Pick up from South East Melbourne and surrounding subur... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
BiobiN Technologies The pick service is either structured for on call when ... Vic May apply
Worms Downunder On-site systems available for purchase or lease. Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Armadale Caulfield No... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Corio Waste Management Pty Ltd Corio Waste Management can provide all or part of its t... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
A Rescue Bin Hire Click Business Name for details Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
rapid waste management services Pty Ltd we will leave containers / bins on site for loading eit... Vic May apply
Need A Skip Now Customers need to order our bins, which are delivered o... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Big Bin Hire We generally hire skip bins for 3 days and pick up on t... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Country Cart Waste Disposal Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply

What are Garden Cuttings?

Garden cuttings include leaves, grass clippings, branches, hay, flowers, sawdust, woodchips and bark.

Environmental Benefits

Composting garden cuttings at home, or using council collection services can:

  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfill
  • reduce leachate production in landfills

The use of compost in gardening, landscaping, horticulture and agriculture can:

  • reduce the amount of watering required
  • reduce the amount of synthetic fertilisers needed
  • improve the structure, fertility and health of soils
  • help to repair soils suffering from poor management

More Information

See Planet Ark's Reusing and Recycling Garden Cuttings Factsheet (download from Resources below) for further information about what you can do.

Visit the resource centre to find out more about home composting and worm farming.