Wellington Waste Transfer Station

The Wellington Waste Transfer Station is located at 83 Nanima Village Road, Wellington. 

Operating hours

  • Monday: 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: Closed. Hardfill area open from 8am - 12 noon for receiving green waste only
  • Wednesday: Closed. Hardfill area open from 8am - 12 noon for receiving green waste only
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Good Friday - Closed

Christmas Day - Closed

All other Public Holidays as per normal Operating Hours.

For all enquiries please call (02) 6845 2244 or (02) 6840 1723.

Fees and charges

2017/18 CHARGES at the Wellington, Geurie and Mumbil waste depots (Effective 1 July 2017)

Domestic - Mixed Waste

Charge

Minimum charge

$7

240 L MGB or car boot

$7

Ute load or small trailer (up to 1 m3)

$10

Large trailer (up to 1.5 m3)

$15

Loads larger than above

Commercial charges apply

Domestic waste deposited by households paying the Rural Waste Management Charge

Domestic chargesapply

Domestic - Green Waste (Lawn clippings excluded)

 

Utility or small trailer

$7

Large trailer

$10

Commercial - Mixed Waste

 

Ute load

$38

Small trailer (single axle)

$38

Large trailer (double axle)

$67

Enclosed trailer

$67

Small tipping truck up to 3 tonne

$157

Medium tipping truck up to 8 tonne

$416

Large tipping truck over 8 tonne

$1087

Small skip bin

$68

Large skip bin

$146

Tyres - per tyre

 

Motor bike tyres

$7

Car tyres

$10

Light truck & 4WD

$12

Heavy truck

$20

Tractor tyres (front)

$50

Tractor tyres (rear)

$100

Small earthmoving

$100

Large earthmoving

$160

Recyclables

 

Ferrous & non-ferrous scrap metal including car bodies and computer boxes (delivered separately)

No charge

Sorted domestic recyclables (paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, steel and aluminium containers)

No charge

Car batteries

No charge

Waste motor oil

No charge

Plastic and steel farm chemical drums triple rinsed (by appointment only)

No charge

Miscellaneous

 

Small domestic animals (small dog or cat)

$10

Medium sized animal (large dog over 30 kg, sheep, goat, small calf)

$40

Large animals (cattle, horse)

$144

Clean fill - by prior arrangement only, otherwise as per commercial rates (virgin excavated natural material only - no concrete, bricks etc)

No charge

Uncontaminated green waste (commercial) per cubic metre

$13

Bonded asbestos sheeting removed without the need for a SafeWork licence that is plastic wrapped in accordance with legislation (by appointment only)

- per utility or small trailer load

- minimum charge

 

 

$120

$38

Uncontaminated concrete, bricks, tiles, similar masonry (per tonne)

$26

Large scale tourist facilities

 

Fee per licensed site or site in use (whichever is the greatest)

$95

Plus

 

Fee per occupied dwelling or self-contained accommodation unit

$95

Plus

 

Fee per 4 beds or part thereof in dormitory style accommodation

$95

Recycle Shop

 

Recycled goods

$4

Crushed concrete aggregate (per cubic metre)

$25

Glass aggregate (per cubic metre)

$13

E-waste

 

Computer monitors (each)

$5

Metal computer box/tower

No charge

Largequantities

Commercial charges apply

Waste Disposal from outside Council area

 

Commercial/business (per tonne)

$167

Domestic (per car/trailer load)

$73

 

Guidelines

Wellington Waste Transfer Station is licensed by the Environmental Protection Authority. Under this licence, Wellington Council must ensure the following rules and regulations are adhered to: 

  • Car tyres to be placed as directed by site supervisor
  • Car tyre rims must go to the metal pile
  • Appropriate footwear is to be worn at all times ie: no thongs, enclosed shoes
  • You must comply with any lawful direction of the site supervisor; refusal is an offence
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • Riding on the back of any vehicle is forbidden
  • A 10km speed limit applies at all times
  • Children must be under adult supervision at all times. Children under 16 years old must remain in vehicle at all times
  • No scavenging (this includes searching amongst discarded material for the intention to reuse). Minimum penalty is $600
  • All dogs must be on a leash or kept in the vehicle at all times
  • Car parts are not to be removed from dumped vehicles
  • It is an offence to place rubbish inside car bodies
  • All loads must be covered including caged trailers; uncovered loads will be refused entry or a penalty of $650 may be imposed
  • Tipping vehicles are required to separate their load
  • Collection of mulched greenwaste is restricted to car trailer or ute-loads.

Please separate all loads into the following:

  • Metal - steel, steel frames & chairs, tanks, drums, bikes, wire & netting (posts to be removed), fridges etc, excluding timber, household rubbish, brick & rocks
  • Household general household rubbish
  • Hardfill bricks, concrete, timber, beds, furniture, dirt etc

Chemical waste

drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non-returnable metal and plastic agvet chemical containers.

Chemical users are encouraged to deliver their empty, cleaned containers for inspection and acceptance at Wellington Waste Transfer Station, Geurie Waste Depot, Stuart Town Waste Depot and to G Walters and Co, Elong Elong. 
drumMUSTER product is recycled into useful everyday items such as street signs, irrigation piping, plant stakes and outdoor furniture.

drumMUSTER provides:

  • an environmentally responsible solution for chemical users to the problem of disposing their empty chemical containers
  • helps property owners to keep their property clean of potential contamination
  • encourages good farming practice and meets Quality Assurance obligations
  • supports the preservation of the wider environment.

Please ring (02) 6845 2244 and make a booking to drop off your drumMUSTER containers for inspection. 

E-Waste

E-Waste is the term used for computer equipment that is unwanted, and has no resale value or market value.

E-waste is accepted free of charge once a year with the next collection to be announced in July.

The types of E-waste that can be dropped off include:-

  • Copiers
  • Projectors
  • Hard drives/towersCDs, DVDs & video players
  • Scanners
  • Computer monitors
  • Printers and faxes
  • Televisions
  • Landline and mobile phones
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Electronic games and joysticks
  • Laptops
  • Cameras
  • Speakers and stereos
  • Video recorders.

ChemClear® is the national program for the collection and disposal of unwanted currently registered agvet chemicals. The objective of the program is to minimise the accumulation of unwanted agvet chemicals held in storage which may create potential risks to the environment, public health and trade.

There are two categories of agvet chemicals ChemClear® collects:

Group 1 chemicals are currently registered products manufactured by participating companies signed to the Industry Waste Reduction Agreement. These products are collected free of charge.

Group 2 chemicals are products manufactured by non participating companies, or deregistered, unknown, mixed or out of date products. A per litre/kilogram fee for disposal applies.

Registrations are essential and can be made at ChemClear or 1800 008 182.

Eligible products:

Paint & paint related products (thinners, strippers and varnish etc)

Solvents & household cleaners

Motor oils, fuels & fluids

Batteries

Gas Bottles

Fire extinguishers

Pool chemicals

Acids & alkalis

Hobby chemicals (photography chemicals etc)

Agriculture and veterinary chemicals

Last Edited: 17 Aug 2017