Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre

The Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre accepts a range of waste and recyclable items. It is located at the corner of the Midland Highway and Turnbull Road, Ardmona.

Opening Hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 8.00am - 4.15pm*
Sunday / Public Holidays: 9.00am - 4.15pm*
* 4.15pm: Last transaction, gates close at 4.30pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.


Telephone on (03) 5825 2214.

Items Accepted for FREE

  • Batteries (household & car)
  • Car bumpers (max 2 - all metal and screws removed)
  • Cardboard (domestic quantities, clean and flat-packed)
  • Chemical containers suitable for the drumMUSTER program (under 20 litres). Bookings required - phone (03) 5832 9700.
    • Monday-Friday from 9.00am to 2.00pm.
    • Maximum of 100 drums per visit.
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Pallets (untreated, less than 3m3)
  • Petroleum-based oil and empty containers (under 20 litres)
    Includes engine, gearbox, crankcase, hydraulic and sump oils. Does not include cooking oils, cutting oils, flammables or anything with a flash point below 63 degrees Celsius (for example: methylated spirits, kerosene).
  • Polystyrene (domestic quantities)
  • Household recyclables (paper and cardboard, glass, plastics, tin, aluminium)
  • Silage wrap (must be clean)
  • Steel (less than 3m3)
  • E-waste items (including toasters, hair dryers, alarm clocks, lamps, iPads, notebooks, tablets, smartphones and accessories, electronic toys, power tools, irons and other small electrical items.)

Items Accepted for a COST

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  • Air conditioners
  • Asphalt (clean)
  • Bricks (clay only, not ceramic)
  • Cardboard (commercial quantities)
  • Concrete
    Clean, free of adhesives, dirt or clay. Reinforced is ok, but all reinforcement must be trimmed off the outside of the concrete.
  • Electrical waste
    Also referred to as "e-waste". This includes all electronic items that can be plugged in/switched on. It is important that these items (for example: TVs, printers, computers) are recycled and not sent to landfill.
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles (9kg or less)
  • Landfill waste
  • Mattresses (including mattress bases)
  • Pallet wood (commercial quantities)
  • Plasterboard
  • Polystyrene (commercial quantities)
  • Roofing tiles (clay only, not ceramic)
  • Tyres
  • White goods (for example: fridges and washing machines)

Items NOT Accepted

  • Asbestos or materials containing asbestos
  • Cement sheets
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Cooking oils
  • Cutting oils
  • Flammables, and anything with a flash point below 63 degrees Celsius (for example: methylated spirits, kerosene)
  • Paint (the Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre does accept this)
  • Timber
  • Vinyl

Please try to avoid mixing your load, otherwise you will be charged for general waste rather than the individual material types.