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Re-use and Recycle Drop Off Day

Upcoming Re-use and Recycle Drop Off Days  

  • Saturday 16 February 2019
  • Saturday 15 June 2019

Location: Greaves Reserve,  2-20 Bennet Street, Dandenong

The Re-use and Recycle Drop Off Day is happening from 8am to 1pm. 

Please note: NO cars will be accepted after 1pm.

This is a great chance to clear some space around the house, reduce landfill and give items a new life. This FREE  service is in addition to your one free annual hard waste collection.

Read more information about this event


What can be included?

TVs and computers Mattresses
Maximum of two

Electrical appliances
Printers, rice cookers,
anything with a cord

Whitegoods
Fridges, washing machines,
dryers, microwaves
Homewares
Children’s items, prams,
pushers, baby car seats,
baby baths
Furniture
Chairs, tables, couches,
desks
Bicycles tshirt Clothes and linen
Clothing, shoes, fashion,
accessories, sheets


How does it work?

  1. Place your items in a car and/or trailer. You must arrive in a vehicle as this is a drive thru drop off day.

    Trucks will not be permitted.

  2. The event will be held at Greaves Reserve.

  3. Entry to the event will be from Sinclair Road and exit from Bennet Street only (No vehicles will be allowed to enter from Bennet Street).
  4. Collection staff will help you remove your items and place in the correct pile.


Frequently asked questions

How many items can I bring?

  • You can bring a maximum of 15 items. Please note: No more than 15 items will be accepted. 

  • One full bag of clothing and linen will count as one item.

  • There is a limit of two mattresses per car.

 

How much does this cost?

Nothing, it is FREE.

 

Can I still book a hard waste collection?

Yes, this is in addition to your free one-off annual hard waste collection.

 

Where do the goods go?

Good quality, reusable items will be donated to charities for low-income families. Other items will be recycled to create new products.

You will get a brochure in the mail. Please bring the brochure or proof of address with you. 
Council reserves the right to refuse entry to the event.

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