Household and domestic waste

Residents can dispose of a range of waste at the Red Hill Transfer Station, including:



Recyclable items accepted at Red Hill include:

  • Aluminium Cans  (empty and rinsed)
  • Batteries (dry cell or automotive)
  • Car Bodies (see below for details)
  • Cardboard
  • Clothing
  • Electronic Waste (Computer Equipment, TV’s)  (see below for details)
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Mattresses [Residents only]  (see below for details)
  • Mobile Telephones
  • Oil (up to 20 litres)
  • All type 1 & 2 plastic containers (empty and rinsed)
  • Scrap steel
  • Steel Cans (empty and rinsed)
  • Whitegoods

Please note that the following items are not recyclable:

  • Ceramics
  • Window panes and shower cubicle glass

Please contact the Red Hill Waste Management Facility on (08) 9574 6235 for further information.

Household Hazardous Waste

For details on HHW accepted please follow link HERE

Car bodies

EMRC member Council residents can dispose of car bodies for a fee. Cars must be empty of rubbish and licence plates removed.

A full list of fees and charges can be located at


If you are a resident of one of EMRC's six member Councils you can dispose of a maximum of four tyres (car, 4WD or motorcycle) per visit on payment of the appropriate fees. To dispose of more than four tyres, or truck tyres, contact should be made with Reclaim Industries on (08) 9418 8144 or any other tyre recyclers.


Greenwaste (garden waste) must not be contaminated by plastic bags, plant pots and glass etc. The greenwaste is diverted to EMRC's composting operations and processed into composted mulch.

Greenwaste should be less than 1.5m long and no more than 300mm in diameter.

Composted mulch is often made available to residents disposing of waste at the transfer station. Availability can not be guaranteed.

Fees apply to the disposal of Greenwaste. For more information visit our Fees and Charges page

Electronic waste

Free Television and Computer Recycling

You can dispose of computer and television items FREE of charge for RECYCLING, diverting them from landfill, reducing dumping and recovering valuable resources at:

Red Hill Waste Management Facility
Address 1094 Toodyay Road
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 7.00 am to 4.00 pm,
Saturday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm,
Sunday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Red Hill is a permanent drop-off site. Televisions and computers may be dropped off for recycling at any time during the above opening hours.

Accepted items include:

  • Televisions
  • Desktop PC
  • Laptop PC
  • Tablets
  • Computer peripherals including:
  • Hard drives
  • Keyboards
  • Computer mice
  • Computer power supplies
  • Network and memory cards
  • Floppy disc and CD / DVD drives
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Faxes

Items NOT accepted:

  • Hazardous waste
  • CRT's that have been removed from their cases or an encased CRT that is cracked or broken
  • Batteries that are not an integral part of the system
  • Refrigerators, washing machines and dryers
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Microwaves
  • Other kitchen and household appliances
  • Video and DVD players
  • Hi-fi and stereo equipment
  • Digital and video cameras
  • Computer game consoles and accessories

Please click here for further information


Unwanted mattresses can be disposed at the Red Hill Transfer Station or the Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park for a fee. The mattresses will be recycled at EMRC's Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park.

A full list of fees and charges can be found at