Landfills (Tips) & Recycling

Hume residents can take up to two (2) trailer loads of waste to the tip for free, between 1 October and 30 September each year.

To use your tip pass, take your Rates & Valuation Notice (digital Rates & Valuation Notices will not be accepted) to the tip with you. If you are renting, contact Council to arrange for your tip pass.

Tip passes are a part of Hume's hard waste service. Residents are entitled to one home collection of up to 3 cubic metres of hard waste plus one of the following:

  • A second home collection of up to 3 cubic metres of hard waste; OR
  • Two visits to the landfill in a single axle, trailer, car boot, van, station wagon, 4WD ot utility (ute) tray; OR
  • One visit to the landfilli n a double-axle (tandem-axle) trailer.

You can't swap your First Free 3 cubic Metre collection for extra trips to the tip.

 Don't waste your pass, the following items can be taken to the tip anytime for FREE:

  • Paint (up to 100 litres free of charge, in containers no bigger than 20 litre - find out more information from Paintback)
  • Car batteries and other batteries
  • Empty gas bottles
  • Motor oil (up to 10 litres free of charge, then $2 per litre)
  • Fluorescent tubes and Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
  • Scrap metal including white goods
  • Household cleaning, garden and automotive chemicals
  • Household recyclables: glass and plastic bottles and jars, paper and cardboard, aluminium and steel cans.
  • 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.

The following items can also be dropped off for recycling for a fee:

  • Tyres (car tyres: $10 each, truck tyres: $40 each, super tyres: $80each)
  • Mattresses ($30 each)
  • Green organic waste (excluding: thorny plants, roses, vines, palm trees, yuccas, bracken and succulents. Mixed waste disposal charges apply - fees for each centre below)
  • All other materials may be dropped off at either of the landfill or recycling centres for a fee.

Hume Clean Day - Free recycling days

Council hosts FREE recycling collection days called Hume Clean Days to help you dispose of electronic items, mattresses, white goods, tyres and couches.

In 2019, Council will host Hume Clean Days on the following dates:

  • Saturday 7 September 2019
  • Saturday 7 December 2019

The following items are accepted at Hume Clean Days:

  • Mattresses
  • Couches
  • Tyres
  • Whitegoods (Including fridges, washing machines and dryers)
  • E-waste (Including televisions, computers, printers, DVDs, CDs, speakers, sound equipment, DVD players, video recorders, mobile phones, household appliances)

A limit of 15 items per household applies and proof of Hume residency (such as drivers licence or Rates Notice) is required when dropping off goods. 

Please note, single-axle trailer, double axle-trailer, car boot, van, station wagon, 4WD or utility tray (ute) only. No trucks or commercial quantities accepted.



Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre
Melway 7 H8
Tel: 9359 3813
Link to Landfill & Recycling Fees


Riddell Road Waste and Recycling Transfer Station and Landfill
Melway 361 D8
Tel: 9744 2974
Link to Landfill & Recycling Fees

Please note, cars and trailers only at Campbellfield Resource Recover Centre - no trucks permitted. 

All cars, trailers, utes and vans must be unloaded by hand at Campbellfield and Sunbury, No tipping of waste. 

Opening Hours

Landfill and Recycling Centres are open daily from 8am - 4pm however closed on ANZAC Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Closed on Total Fire Ban Days (Central District) for Campbellfield and Sunbury.

Opening hours subject to change without notice on windy days. If in doubt please phone the facility directly to confirm the opening hours.

Fees and Charges

Fees and charges for disposing materials at Council's Resource Recovery Centre and Landfill can be found on our Landfill & Recycling Fees page.

Unacceptable items

Only household products will be accepted at Council's Landfill and Resource Recovery Centres. Chemicals from farm, commercial or industrial applications will not be accepted. Asbestos waste will not be accepted.

Asbestos Removal

Transportation and disposal of asbestos is controlled by the EPA. To find a registered asbestos removalist or disposal facility close to you, visit the Yellow Pages website

Detox Your Home - Free Household Chemical Disposal Service

In addition to Council's Resource Recovery Centres, Sustainability Victoria also hosts free collection days.Register for this free event online or call 1300 363 744 . A full list of upcoming Detox Your Home collections is available on Sustainability Victoria's website.   

The next mobile collection point close to Hume will be in Keilor Park on Saturday 23 March 2019. Registrations are required to drop off chemicals at these mobile sites.

Complaints Process

For complaints regarding Council Landfill/Resource Recovery Centre including odours, dust and litter please contact us on 9205 2200 or fill in our Online Request Form

Updated : 11:44 AM, 27 June 2019

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