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Waste Transfer Station

Waste Transfer Station

5 Eucalypt Drive
Phone: (08) 8723 9257

Opening hours

Monday to Friday7:30am to 12 Noon
Saturday & Sunday2:00pm to 5:00pm
Public HolidaysClosed

Fees and charges

Do you have something at home or work that is in good condition that could be reused? Drop it off to the Waste Transfer Station for sale the ReUse Market - useful items in good condition can be dropped off for free.

General publicAmount $
Single garbage bag$6.00 per bag
Minimum fee (small loads, e.g. car boot)$26.00 per load
Small trailer or utility (standard)$47.00 per load
Small trailer or utility (heaped)$69.00 per load
Small trailer or utility (caged)$91.00 per load
Tandem trailer (standard)$74.00 per load
Tandem trailer (heaped)$99.00 per load
Tandem trailer (caged)$123.00 per load
Truck or large trailer$170.00 per tonne
Mattresses (regardless of size)$28.00 each
Cooking oil$0.30 per litre
Fridges and other appliances that require degassing or de-oiling$72.00 per item
Car tyres$6.50 each
Truck tyres$19.50 each
Arm chairs$35.00 each
Lounges$48.00 each

On production of seniors card/aged pensioners card/health card

Charge descriptionAmount $
Single garbage bag$4.70 per bag
Limit car boot load only$18.00 per load

Private contractors

Charge descriptionAmount $
Charge per tonne via Waste Transfer Station$164.50 per tonne
Disposal by arrangement (direct to landfill) e.g asbestos, genetically modified material$245.00 per tonne
Minimum charge for account customers$85.00 per load
Minimum charge where weight under half tonne but volume excessive (as deemed by operator)$164.50 per load

Kerbside collection

Charge description Amount $
Green waste / new / replacement bins$75.00 each
Green/organic waste - fortnightly collection subscription$85.00 per annum (applied pro-rata)

E-Waste recycling

Charge descriptionAmount $
CDs, discs, USBs, calculators, household batteries etcFree
Compact fluro lights (CFLs)$0.50
Fluro tubes, high density lamps$1.00
Toasters, frypans, lamps etc$6.00
Microwaves, vacuums, DVD players etc$15.00
Medium items$25.00
Extra large items$1.20 per kilo
Television, computers, computer items (mouse, keyboard etc), printers, copiersFree (for Mount Gambier residents and small businesses only)

Fluorescent light globe recycling service

Available at the City of Mount Gambier Waste Transfer Station, 5 Eucalypt Drive, Mount Gambier. Phone: (08) 8723 9257

Charge descriptionAmount $
Larger light globes (i.e. fluorescent tubes and high intensity discharge lamps)$1.00 per item
Small light globes (i.e. compact fluorescent lights and incandescent light globes)50 cent per item

Other waste collection / drop off agents

Envirocycle Scrap metalsMobile: 0427 838 833
Henke’s Scrapmetal and E-Waste (free roadside pickup)Mobile: 0435 355 969
City of Mount Gambier ReUse Market, 3 Eucalypt DrivePhone: 8721 2444

City of Mount Gambier Sort and Save initiative

Polystyrene Recycling