Waste Disposal Guide

For a complete list of wastes accepted at the West Metro Recycling Centre visit their website wmrc.wa.gov.au or check the Recycle Right website.

Items

How to correctly dispose

Asbestos

At the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Batteries (Household)

Using the receptacle provided at the Council office or Grove Library.

Building materials including bricks, rubble, cement, etc.

At the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Cardboard boxes (large)

For free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Chemicals (HHW – Household Hazardous Waste)

Up to 20L or 20kg for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Clothing

In charity bins if they can be reused. Otherwise, place in 120L general waste bin.

Crockery

If broken, in your 120L general waste bin

Electric goods

By booking a Verge ValetTM service. If in working order try advertising on websites like Gumtree for free or donating to charities.

Electronic (E)-waste such as Computers, printers, TVs, laptops, keyboards, etc.

For free at the West Metro Recycling Centre or by booking a Verge ValetTM service.

Engine/motor oil (HHW)

Up to 20L for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Fat and grease

Using appropriate receptacles from a commercial operator.

Food waste and scraps

Place in the 120L general waste bin or compost

Furniture

If in working order try advertising on websites like Gumtree for free or donating to charities. Alternatively, by booking a Verge ValetTM service or disposal at the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Garden waste & greens

Place in the 240L green lid bin for a fortnightly collection.

Gas cylinders/LPG Bottles

Small gas cylinders and LPG bottles can be dropped off for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre under the Household Hazardous Waste Scheme - West Metro Recycling Centre

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Up to 20L or 20kg for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Large branches

Cut down to less than 1.5m in length and 300mm diameter and by booking a Verge ValetTM service.

Lawn sods and sand

At the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Lead-acid batteries (HHW)

For free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Light bulbs

For free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Mattresses & Ensembles

At the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee. - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Mobile phones & chargers

They can be dropped off for free at West Metro Recycling Centre as part of free e-waste collection - E-Waste

Motor vehicles and parts

Look for scrap metal recyclers.

Needles or syringes

In approved sharps containers collected by commercial business.

Oil (HHW) including Cooking Oil (not animal based)

Up to 20L for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Paints and thinners (HHW)

Up to 20L for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Printer cartridges

For free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

Tree trunks

If larger than the approved size for Verge ValetTM collection, at the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee. West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges

Tyres

At the West Metro Recycling Centre for a fee - West Metro Recycling Centre Fees & Charges