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Resource Recovery Centre

Resource Recovery Centre

The Mansfield Resource Recovery Centre (Transfer Station) is located at 163 Monkey Gully Road Mansfield.

Opening hours

The facility will be closed on days of Total Fire Ban and Extreme Fire Danger.

Day Operating Hours
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

Starting 1 July 2019, all electronic waste (e-waste) will be banned from any bin or landfill site.

To ensure Mansfield Shire is fully prepared for the ban, we have completed works to build our e-waste collection facilities at the following drop-off points.

All e-waste: Mansfield Resource Recovery Centre - 163 Monkey Gully Road, Mansfield

Mobiles, Cartridges and Household Batteries Only - Mansfield Shire Council Office - 33 Highett Street, Mansfield

These works will increase community access to e-waste drop-off points, expand capacity to receive and safely manage rising volumes of e-waste.

Below is a comprehensive list of the in scope and out of scope items.

Note: In Scope items are free of charge at the Resource Recovery Centre. Out of Scope items will incur a charge of $6 per item.

Acceptable In Scope Acceptable Out of Scope
All Televisions and Computers Kitchen Appliances
Monitors Cameras
Desktops DVD players
Laptops Video Recorders
Printers Hi Fi speakers
Photocopiers (incl. Large) Sound equipment
Servers Cooling Devices*
All computer peripherals (incl. Drives) Heating Devices**
Electronic components Mobile & Landline phones
Network equipment VHS tapes, DVD's
Scanners Electronic Garden Equipment/Tools
Fax Machines  
Electronic Games  

Not Accepted

Smoke Alarms Glass elements
Liquid Filled Items (Oil Heaters, etc) Liquids of all types
Loose toner or ink cartridges (in volume) Whitegoods (fridge, freezer, Air Conditioner, Microwave etc)
Flourescent Tubes and Globes General Waste/Food Waste/Other E-waste not listed

*Cooling Devices that require De Gassing are not accepted

**Heating Devices that are liquid filled or have glass elements are not accepted

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Along with accepting household rubbish for recycling, the Resource Recovery Centre accepts the following materials for recycling:

  • Green Waste
  • Used motor oil
  • Steel and White goods
  • Electronic waste (e-waste)
  • Mattresses
  • Bed springs
  • Gas bottles Fridges
  • Mixed household plastics, cardboard, paper and aluminium cans
  • Small domestic quantities of household commingled recyclables are free of charge.
  • Soft Plastics

Fees and Charges 2019-20

Item Price
Car Batteries FREE
Car Bodies FREE
E-Waste (electronic waste) $6.00 per item
Fridges $22.00
Domestic Waste less than ½ m3 $7.00
Domestic Waste in a larger vehicle or trailer $38.00 per cubic metre
Domestic Recyclables under 1m3 FREE
Domestic Recyclables over 1m3 FREE
Mattresses – Single Bed $30.00 per mattress
Mattresses – Double Bed $30.00 per mattress
Commercial Recyclables $22.50 per cubic metre
Commercial/ Industrial Waste $58.00 per cubic metre
Cardboard in excess of 1 cubic metre $14.00
Gas Bottles $7.00 each
Green Waste $13.00 per cubic metre
Motor Oil $1.00
Steel & White Goods FREE
Bed Springs $20.00
Car Tyres $6.00 each
4WD Tyres $12.00 each
Light Truck Tyres $12.00 each
Heavy Truck Tyres $28.00 each
Super Single Tyres $28.00 each
Solid Forklift Tyres $28.00 each
Tractor Tyres $60.00 each
Earthmoving Tyres $115.00 each

The Resource Recovery Centre will not accept truck or trailer loads in excess of 4 cubic metres.

Loads of concrete and rubble in excess of 1 cubic metre will not be accepted.

Hard waste collections

Council does not offer a hard waste collection. Residents wishing to dispose of large household items should do so at Councils Resource Recovery Centre – fees apply. Alternatively residents may wish to engage a local contractor to assist with disposal.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, 28 August, 2019 - 16:17