What we do and don't accept

The Darebin Resource and Recovery Centre accepts domestic quantities of a range of items.

What do we accept for free?

We accept domestic quantities of these items for free:

  • aluminium cans and tins
  • clothing
  • car and household batteries
  • cooking oil
  • computers and televisions
  • computer accessories (keyboards, printers, hard drives, mouses)
  • glass bottles and jars
  • light globes and tubes
  • paper and cardboard (please flatten boxes and remove any packing material)
  • steel and scrap metal.

What do we accept for a charge?

Charges apply for these items:

  • general waste
  • tyres
  • gas bottles
  • fridges
  • air conditioners
  • garden waste
  • electronic waste
  • motor oil
  • mattresses
  • building materials
  • paint tins

For a list of charges, download our 2021-2022 Resource Recovery Centre fees and charges brochure.

For more information about electronic waste, visit our electronic waste page.

What don't we accept?

We don't accept:

  • asbestos
  • chemicals
  • medical and liquid waste
  • hot ashes
  • prescribed waste

For more information, please call 03 9462 3455.