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29 June 2017 12:15

New Ballarat Transfer Station Charges

Approved in the City of Ballarat 2017-18 Budget.


From Monday 10 July, 2017, new waste charges come into effect at the Ballarat Transfer Station. 

The new Ballarat Transfer Station charges were approved in the City of Ballarat 2017-18 Budget.

The 2017-18 Ballarat Transfer Station charges are:

General Waste includes hard waste, wood, plastics, household waste, building waste (including plastic, metal, plasterboard) and treated timber.

  • General Waste by 0.5 cubic metre: $24
  • General Waste by cubic metre: $49

Rubble includes rock, brick and concrete (no metal or plastic).

  • Rubble by cubic metre: $59.60

Green waste includes prunings, grass clippings, leaves and branches.

  • Green Waste by cubic metre: $22

Clean timber includes hard and soft timber, not treated.

  • Clean timber by cubic metre: $30

Charges for the disposal of the following items have been reduced:

  • Mattresses: $30
  • Refrigerators: $17.50

There is no change to charges for tyres or timber.

Car tyres: $6.80 each, and for all other tyres please refer to Ballarat Transfer Station fees and charges.

Ballarat Transfer Stations offers the following free waste services: Household recyclables, BBQ gas cylinders, paint, white goods (except refrigerators), e-waste, printer cartridges, fluorescent lighting, batteries, used oil, chemical containers and drums.

The City of Ballarat will deliver two free waste vouchers to local mailboxes in July 2017.

The Ballarat Transfer Station, Gillies Street South, is open Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm, and weekends: 10am to 4pm.

Visit Waste Services for more information.

New Ballarat Transfer Station Charges
2017-06-29 12:15

Approved in the City of Ballarat 2017-18 Budget.

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