map iconCorner of Websters and Blackburn roads, Templestowe (Melway ref. 34D2)

COVID-19 update: garden waste centre closed

Due to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Garden Waste centre is closed until further notice. The safety of our community is our top priority during this time.

In Manningham, we are following advice from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) about coronavirus (COVID-19) and encourage everyone to visit the DHHS website for the most up to date information.


    Getting there

    By car or truck

    Entry is on Websters Road. Drive in and unload your garden waste or to pick up free mulch. No parking is available.

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    How much does it cost to drop off your garden waste?

    We accept cash only. 

    2019/20 PricesResidentsNon residents 
    and businesses
    Car boot
    Station wagon, ute or small van
    Single trailer level - 6'x4'
    Single trailer heaped - 6'x4'
    Single trailer high sides - 6'x4'
    Tandem trailer level
    Tandem trailer heaped
    Tandem trailer high sides
    Loading fee$10$15

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    How do I obtain garden waste disposal vouchers?

    If you live in a bush fire prone area you are entitled to 4 vouchers per year to dispose of one level trailer load of garden waste per voucher. To check your eligiblity visit garden waste vouchers.

    What items can and cannot be dropped off?

    Yes, we accept:

    ✔ Branches
    ✔ Tree prunings
    ✔ Logs (maximum 250mm diameter)
    ✔ Large garden cuttings

    No, we don't accept:

    ✖ Soil
    ✖ Grass clippings
    ✖ Building material, bricks, steel or concrete
    ✖ Plastic bags
    ✖ Ivy, rose bushes or thorny material
    ✖ Bamboo leaves and stems
    ✖ Palm trees or branches
    ✖ Fence pailings

    Can't find your item?

    Check out our A-Z Waste and Recycling guide or contact us.

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    View composting products available for purchase

    Visit our centre to purchase composting products. View the range of composting products available.

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    How to pick up free mulch

    Bring your own trailer and tools to collect free mulch. The mulch has not been composted – therefore it is coarse and may contain noxious weeds.

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