Recycling Near You - Central Highlands Regional Council


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Central Highlands Regional Council

Each link below will provide you with recycling information for the Central Highlands Regional 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.


Large Recyclable Items
May include white goods, scrap metals, concrete, bricks etc.
Containers and/or Packaging
Items may include paper and cardboard, aluminium and steel cans, glass bo ttles, plastic containers etc.
Hazardous Materials
Items may include gas bo ttles, paints, tyres, vehicle and appliance batteries, contaminated fuels etc.
Worm Farms and Compost Bins
Learn how to turn your food and scraps into great compost.
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


Council encourages separation of greenwaste materials such as branches, garden clippings and items like timber pallets so that they can be stockpiled ready for mulching. The more clean rubbish free waste we receive at the landfill, the more mulch that can be produced. Council offers the mulch to residents free of charge, all you need to do is bring in your ute or trailer and a shovel. Visit the Emerald transfer station or the Blackwater landfill for your free load today! With the cooperation of residents, Council anticpates to extend this service to other regional townships in the near future.

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Central Highlands Regional Council

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