Recycling Near You - Bass Coast Shire Council


Bass Coast Shire Council

Each link below will provide you with recycling information for the Bass Coast Shire Council area. Using any of these services can help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and ensure you place the right thing in the right bin.


Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection
Details of the collection of whitegoods and other hard rubbish objects.
Household Hazardous Waste Service
See what chemicals and other hazardous wastes are collected in your area.
Empty/Chemical Drums
Details of how to correctly dispose your unwanted chemical drums.
Other Council Services
Learn other ways to help reduce your waste to landfill.

Events & Notices

You can deposit most recyclable products free of charge at Council's four waste disposal sites. Waste disposal facilities are located in Cowes (Phillip Island), Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Grantville. Recyclables accepted free of charge include: Glass packaging - all glass bottles and jars, most other types of glass (window glass, glass table tops not accepted due to the layer of plastic laminate) Plastic - bottles and containers with codes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 Paper and cardboard - all newspaper, milk cartons, office paper, cardboard (packaging and strapping must be removed) Scrap metal- all whitegoods, aluminium, steel, barbed wire fencing Light globes - Compact fluorescent light globes and light tubes Batteries - household batteries, vehicle batteries Used motor oil - up to 20 litres (not accepted at Inverloch) Car bodies - must be free of tyres, oil, fuel and gas tanks (not accepted at Inverloch or Cowes) The current waste disposal site on Phillip Island is Cowes Recycling Bank located at 105 Dunsmore Road, Cowes (off Settlement Road). The waste disposal site previously located at Rhyll closed on 30 June 2013.

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