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

Opening hours

Normal opening hours are Sundays 9.00am to 3.00pm.

We are closed on the following Sundays:

  • 8 March 2020 - Labour Day
  • 12 April 2020 – Easter
  • 26 April 2020 - Anzac Day
  • 10 May 2020 - Mother's Day
  • 7 June 2020 - Queen's Birthday
  • 4 September 2020 - Grand Final
  • 1 November 2020 - Melbourne Cup
  • 27 December 2020 – Christmas

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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