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Halifax Resource Recovery Centre

📍Location: Rifle Range Road, Halifax

Phone Number: 4777 7917

Mobile: 0498 280 779

Operating Hours:

Wednesday  8.30am to 1.30pm
Thursday      8.30am to 1.30pm
Friday          12.30pm to 5.30pm
Saturday      7.30am to 5.30pm (closed between 12.00pm and 1.00pm)
Sunday        12.30pm to 5.30pm.

Payment Options:

Cash and EFTPOS Payments (Mastercard and Visa only) are accepted at both waste facilities including purchases made at the Tip Shop.

Please be advised, the Halifax Resource Recovery Centre is closed on Public Holidays. 

Accepted Waste

Prohibited Waste

The following waste is prohibited at both facilities: 

  • Ammunition;
  • Chemicals (except on dedicated household chemical disposal days);
  • Contaminated soil;
  • Explosives;
  • Flares;
  • Liquid waste; and
  • Radioactive waste.

Further information about prohibited waste can be found on Council's Hazardous Waste Disposal page.

Free Waste

Note that the following items can be disposed of for free (provided that they are placed within their designated area):

  • Hydrocarbon waste (oil and filters);
  • Batteries;
  • Cardboard;
  • Eligible drums (clean and empty) DrumMUSTER;
  • Empty gas bottles;
  • Fluorescent tubing;
  • Electronic Waste (E-Waste);
  • Glass/plastic bottles and jars, aluminium cans; and
  • Scrap metals.

More information around recycling can be found on the Recycle Right page.

For all current Rates Fees and Charges please refer to the below link.

Council Fees and Charges 2023 - 2024 FINANCIAL YEAR