Murchison Resource Recovery Centre

The Murchison Resource Recovery Centre accepts domestic waste, recyclables, scrap metal and green organics. It is located on the same site as the old Murchison on the corner of Old Whroo Road and Cassidy Road, Murchison.

The Murchison Resource Recovery Centre is located on the corner of Old Whroo Road and Cassidy Road.

Opening Hours

Wednesday and Sunday afternoons from 1:00pm - 3:45pm*

* 3.45pm: Last transaction
  4.00pm: Gates close


Telephone on 0427 848 170

Recyclables Accepted

Recyclables accepted free of charge (domestic quantities only):

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Silage Wrap (must be baled, no loose wrap)
  • drumMUSTER (chemical containers under 20L)
    No more than 20 containers per booking.
    Bookings required. Contact 03 5832 9700.

Recyclables which are charged for:

  • Commercial quantities of cardboard - $8 a metre
  • Garden Organics ($40 per cubic metre, but an equivalent volume of mulch can be taken free of charge)
  • Hard plastics (Excluding PVC)
  • Heavy and light steel
  • Tyres
  • White goods

Mulch can be purchased for $6.00 per cubic metre.

E-Waste Recycling

Council is able to offer residents and businesses disposal of electrical and electronic equipment recycling service. E-waste includes all home entertainment components, including TVs and DVD players, computer equipment, including monitors and printers, office electronics and most items that can be plugged in and switched on.

E-Waste Charges

  • Minimum charges $3.00
  • Per cubic meter $6.00

White goods (large electrical goods used domestically such as refrigerators and washing machines) are not included in this waste category.