Geelong Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station

Our Geelong Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station accept a wide variety of items including old computers, building materials, whitegoods and general rubbish.

Our Geelong Recycling and Resource Recovery Station (Douro Street) is operated and staffed by GDP Industries on our behalf.

Operating hours: 7:30am to 4:15pm daily
Location: 100 Douro Street in North Geelong
Closed: Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Contact: 03 5272 2613

*The Recycling Shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and closed on Sunday.


Please note trailer charges based on $57 per cubic metre. Where variation in standard load type occurs, the charge is $57 per cubic metre based on measured volume.

Waste Disposal
From 1 July 2019
Car Boot
Vans (per cubic metre)
Single axle trailers (waterline)
Tandem Trailers (waterline) ... (minimum)
Utilities (heaped)...(minimum)
Single axle trailers (heaped) … (minimum)
Tandem Trailers (heaped) … (minimum)
Single axle trailers (caged) up to 1.5 cubic metres
Tandem Trailers (caged) up to 3 cubic metres
Caged Heaped
Single axle trailers (Up to 2 cubic metres)
Tandem Trailers (Up to 4 cubic metres)
Tyres: Car tyres up to 1 metre diameter
Car tyres on rims
Truck tyres
Mattresses (any size)
All fees are GST inclusive
EFTPOS facilities are available
Domestic quantities of sorted recyclable material up to 0.5 cubic metres are accepted free:
• Aluminium and steel cans
• Car batteries
• Clean Cardboard and paper (0.5 cubic metre maximum)
• Computer items and accessories
E-waste items
• Fluorescent tubes and lights
• Gas BBQ bottles (up to 9 kilograms)
• Hot water service
• Household batteries
Household recycling - only cardboard, paper, metal and aluminium cans can be recycled at the resource centre. Plastics and glass bottles and jars are temporarily going to landfill.
• Machine and motor oil
• Oil containers -Can only accept a maximum of 30 litres in any one transaction of any motor oil. These need to be in maximum of 5 litre containers.
• Paint and paint tins (domestic quantities of paint - up to 30 litres in one transaction)
• Rigid plastic items such as outdoor furniture
• Scrap metal items such as lawn mowers
• Small electrical items such kettles, hair dryers and toasters
• Televisions
• Tools
• White goods – fridges, ovens, dryers, dishwashers

Use our recycling guide to find your recycling options for other items.

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Page last updated: Friday, 9 August 2019