Waste Sorting Centre FAQs

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Waste Sorting Centre FAQs

    1. The public do some initial sorting by putting the correct items on the belt.
    2. Other items such as Council bags, oversize (>1.5 m), grass clippings, appliances, tyres, hazardous waste and cleanfill go in bins outside the building as before.
    3. The material in the shed is then sorted by mechanical equipment and a manual sort line.
    1. $110 per tonne.
    2. Your vehicle will be weighed in and out and billed on the difference.
  • No. Keep taking all your sorted household recycling there.

  • Days Hours (open)
    Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 5.00 pm
    Saturday 7.30 am to 4.00 pm
    Sunday 10.30 am to 4.00 pm
    See public holiday opening hours
  • Send them to re-use or recycling outlets.

  • Put them in an external bin if you have brought them to the Waste Sorting Centre.

    1. Put it in an external bin if you have brought it to the Waste Sorting Centre.
    2. Grass mowing contractors will dump at the greenwaste site and be charged as landfill.
  • Put them in an external bin if you have brought them to the Waste Sorting Centre.

    1. Put them at the kerb if you are on a kerbside collection route.
    2. Put them in an external bin if you have brought them to the Waste Sorting Centre.
  • Take it to the greenwaste site as normal.

    1. EFTPOS, or cash.
    2. Those with TAG go on account (commercial only).
  • George Conroy Drive

    1. The system is designed to sort mixed loads of waste and separate out brick, soil, rubble, glass, plastics, metals, wood, GIB and cardboard.
    2. If the materials are already sorted eg; cleanfill, then there is no requirement to put it through the sorting system.
    1. The site now takes waste from the public and skip companies.
    2. For safety reasons we are keeping the shed for skip vehicles only.
    1. Charges for the facility are now based on weight.
    2. The ticket identifies your vehicle and load of waste.
    1. Reduce our reliance on landfill.
    2. Stop throwing out valuable resources.
    1. The system is automated and monitored by a camera from the exit weighbridge kiosk.
    2. There is an intercom if you have an issue.
    3. For the first few weeks after opening, someone will be at the entrance to assist.
    1. The facility will be paid for by the user pays gate fee.
    2. Any changes to rates would be subject to normal Council processes.