The Weekend Greens Recycling Facility in Wangara accepts clean green waste from the public and creates mulch for resale. 100% of the Green Waste is recovered, with no residual waste going to landfill.
Residents can also drop off a selection of items for recycling and safe disposal.
Address: 70 Motivation Drive, Wangara
Opening Hours: 8.00am - 4.45pm weekends & public holidays.
Closed: Weekdays, Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Access to the site is free with a valid 'Greenwaste Tipping Voucher'. Four Greenwaste Tipping Vouchers are included with the annual Rates notice. Tenants can contact their landlord or property manager to obtain their vouchers. Each voucher allows the disposal of a standard 6x4 trailer-load of clean greens at no charge
Entry fees apply without a valid voucher:
- $18 for a car
- $30 for a ute
- $30 for a car and trailer up to half a tonne
- Trucks $170 per tonne
Correct cash payment is required as there are no EFTPOS facilities on the site.
Note: Any contaminated loads will be refused entry upon inspection and entry to the site
- Clean greenwaste only (tree loppings, garden prunings, lawn clippings)
- No boxes or bags of waste (Boxes or bags of green waste must be emptied and removed from site)
- Containers must be emptied and removed from the site
- No sand, soil, rocks, building materials, bricks or turf
- No processed timber, sleepers, bamboo screens
- Branches no longer that 1.5 metres
- No large tree stumps (guideline is that a stump must be lifted by two people to shoulder height)
Purchase of Mulch
Mulching your garden lowers evaporation and water requirements, aids water dispersal and can help to reduce weeds. Two free mulch vouchers are included with the annual rates notice.
Purchase of mulch without a valid mulch voucher - $30.00 per cubic metre
Note: All trailer loads must be tarped when travelling.
Recycling collection point
Residents can drop off the following, free of charge, on weekends and public holidays ONLY
- Batteries (household and car)
- CFL globes
- Bulk cardboard
- Used motor oil
- Mobile phones
- Printer ink cartridges