Visit our resource recovery centres

Hume City Council manages two Resource Recovery Centres located in Sunbury and Campbellfield.

Before you visit

Step 1.Check our opening hours

Our Resource Recovery Centres in Campbellfield and Sunbury are open 8am until 4pm, Monday to Sunday. Open hours are subject to change without notice on windy days. We're closed on ANZAC Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Total Fire Ban Days.

Step 2.Grab your licence or other proof of address

To use your waste vouchers or access residential pricing, you must show proof of your Hume address such as a driver's licence or utility bill. Residential ratepayers living outside of Hume must also show their rates notice.

Step 3.Leave your cash at home

Payment is by EFTPOS only. We are not currently accepting any cash transactions.

Step 4.Load your vehicle

Check the list of items we accept for free and keep them separate from other waste to make sure you are not charged for their disposal. Before you leave home, make sure your load is covered and safely secured. No tipping trailers or trucks are permitted. 

Step 5.Use your waste vouchers

Let us know at the gatehouse if you want to use your waste vouchers to drop off waste for free. We'll check your address and keep a record of how many you've used.

Step 6.Follow on-site instructions and unload safely

Once you arrive, follow all directions and signage from on-site staff. You must stay in your vehicle unless unloading. All vehicles must be unloaded by hand.

Opening hours & location


Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre
View in Google Maps
71 Bolinda Rd, Campbellfield 3061 
Melways 7 H8
Phone: (03) 9359 3813


Sunbury Resource Recovery Centre
View in Google Maps
515 Riddell Rd, Sunbury 3429
Melways 361 D8
Phone: (03) 9744 2974

Opening hours

Monday – Sunday

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Opening hours are subject to change without notice on windy days. If in doubt please call the centre directly to confirm the opening hours. 

Both locations are closed on:

  • ANZAC Day
  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Total Fire Ban Days for Campbellfield and Sunbury (Central District).

Recycled Goods Store (Sunbury Resource Recovery Centre)

Opening hours for the Recycled Goods Store:

Wednesday – Saturday

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Hume residents can use their waste vouchers to drop off waste for free at our Resource Recovery Centres. Conditions apply.

To use your waste vouchers, let staff know when you arrive at the gatehouse and show them proof of your address in Hume, such as your driver's licence or a utility bill.

If you are a residential ratepayer living outside of Hume, you will also need to show your current rates notice.


The waste vouchers: general conditions apply in addition to the following:

  • A maximum of three waste vouchers (up to 6 cubic metres of waste) can be used in one visit. (Note that tipping trailers and trucks are not permitted.)
  • Waste vouchers can be used to dispose of a maximum of 4 mattresses and 10 tyres per household each year.
  • Disposal of waste that exceeds the waste voucher limit will incur a fee.
  • No refunds will be given if you forget to use your waste vouchers.
  • Waste vouchers cannot be used at the Recycled Goods store.

Waste Vouchers: General Conditions

  • Waste vouchers are available to Hume residents and residential ratepayers living outside of Hume.
  • Vouchers are automatically allocated each year between 1 July and 30 June. No physical vouchers are provided.
  • Vouchers can be used to book hard waste collections, bundled branch collections and/or take waste to our Resource Recovery Centres for free.
  • Each voucher allows up to 2 cubic metres of accepted waste to be disposed of. This provides a total of 10 cubic metres of waste to be disposed of for free each year.
  • Vouchers cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash.
  • Unused vouchers as at 11.59pm 30 June each year will not be accumulated into the following financial year.

Guide to how load sizes are charged(PDF, 489KB)

Hume City Council Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre disposal charges effective as of 1 July 2023. Prices include GST and applicable EPA levies. All prices are subject to change.

The following materials will not be accepted as green organics. They are considered mixed waste and applicable fees and charges will apply

  • yuccas, ivy, cacti, thorny plants, roses, vines, palm trees, bracken, succulents
  • food or vegetable waste
  • branches or stumps with a diameter of more than 15cm
  • timber
  • green organics contaminated with rubbish (including fence posts and wire)





Waste Charge
Hume Residents Non-residents or Commercial
Small vehicles      

Mixed waste - sedan boot

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - station wagon/4WD

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - single axle trailer, ute, van (standard/low level)

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - single axle trailer, ute, van (heaped)

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - single axle trailer, ute, van (high-sided/caged)

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - tandem axle trailer (standard/low level)

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - tandem axle trailer (heaped)

Per vehicle



Mixed waste - tandem axle trailer (high-sided/caged)

Per vehicle



Green organics - sedan boot

Per vehicle



Green organics - station wagon/4WD

Per vehicle



Green organics - single axle trailer, ute, van (standard/low level)

Per vehicle



Green organics - single axle trailer, ute, van (heaped)

Per vehicle



Green organics - single axle trailer, ute, van (high-sided/caged)

Per vehicle



Green organics - tandem axle trailer (standard/low level)

Per vehicle



Green organics - tandem axle trailer (heaped)

Per vehicle



Green organics - tandem axle trailer (high-sided/caged)

Per vehicle



Concrete waste - single axle trailer, ute, van

Per vehicle



Concrete waste - tandem axle trailer

Per vehicle



Clean fill - single axle trailer, ute, van

Per vehicle



Clean fill - tandem axle trailer

Per vehicle







Waste Charge

(minimum charge)

Miscellaneous items and surcharges     

Mattress or mattress base - any size



Tyres - car



Tyres - truck



Tyres - super



Car body - no tyres Each  $45
Car body - with tyres Each  $100

Public weighing - Riddell Rd Landfill only

Per vehicle


Engine oil 10 litres  $2

The following items can be taken to our resource and recovery centres anytime for free (in domestic/ household quantities only):

  • Paint
  • Car batteries and other batteries
  • Empty gas bottles
  • Motor oil (up to 10L free of charge, then $2 per litre)
  • Fluorescent tubes and Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
  • Scrap metal including white goods
  • Select household recyclables including paper and cardboard, steel and aluminium cans. All recyclables will be transferred to a recycling service provider at no cost.
  • E-waste, which is any item with a plug, battery or cord that is no longer working or wanted. This includes:
    • Large appliances: refrigerators, washing machines, cookers, microwaves, electric fans, air conditioners;
    • Small appliances: irons, toasters, coffee machines, hair-dryers, watches;
    • IT, telecommunications and TV equipment: computers, laptops, printers, mobile phones, televisions, remote controls, modems;
    • Other e-waste: medical devices, automatic dispensers, thermostats;
    • Lighting equipment: fluorescent lamps, high-intensity discharge lamps, compact fluorescent lamps, LEDs;
    • Electrical and electronic tools: drills, saws, sewing machines, lawn-mowers, batteries;
    • Toys, leisure and sports equipment: electric trains and racing cars; hand-held video games; consoles; amplifiers; musical instruments; radios. 

 For all other items, please see fees and charges or Items we won't accept or your options for hard waste disposal.  

Only household waste will be accepted at our Resource and Recovery Centres.

  • Household chemicals (such as cleaning chemicals, garden and pool chemicals, garage chemicals) will not be accepted. These can be taken to a Detox Your Home event.
  • Chemicals from farm, commercial or industrial applications will not be accepted.
  • Asbestos will not be accepted.
  • Liquid waste will not be accepted (unless otherwise specified).

Visit your options for waste disposal for information on booking a hard waste or bundled branch collection, our Hume Clean Days and more.

For complaints regarding Council resource and recovery centres including odours, dust and litter contact us on 9205 2200 or report an issue online.