Waste Facilities & Fees

Waste & Recycling Centres

There are two landfills and five waste transfer stations within the City of Albany.

Fossicker's Shop

Fossickers’ Tip Shop is currently open Wednesday and Sunday from 8.30am-4.15pm (closed 12-1pm with last entry at 11.45am). 

Fossicker's Shop

Our resident upcycling bandicoot Mr Fossicker  is proud to welcome you to Fossicker's Shop. Located at the Hanrahan Road Waste Facility, Fossicker's is a great place to find preloved and vintage treasures at very affordable prices.

Fossicker's showcases recycled artworks and displays to inspire creative reuse and an endless source of items to upcycle into your newest masterpiece.

With stock changing daily visitors are sure to find something special, whether it’s a new piece of furniture, lovely homewares, garden and outdoor products, items for your latest DIY project, affordable electrical items or clothes for babies, kids and adults.

Fossicker's also provides a drop-off where you can donate your unwanted items and deposit excess recyclables. If you donate items you will receive a discount voucher to deposit rubbish at the landfill on the same day.

To reduce harmful items going to landfill, Fossicker's accepts the following household items for recycling or safe disposal:

  • Mobile phones
  • Batteries
  • E-waste
  • Light globes & tubes
  • Gas bottles
  • Paint
  • Household chemicals

Waste Management Facility opening times

 

MON

TUE

WED

THUR

FRI

SAT

SUN

Hanrahan Road Waste Facility &

Fossicker's Shop

Weighbridge: (08) 6820 3916

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

Fossicker's Shop: (08) 6820 3915

CLOSED

CLOSED

0830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

830-1615

(CLOSED

12-1PM)

Bakers Junction 

Phone: (08) 9844 3710

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

0815-1615

(CLOSED

12-1pm)

CLOSED

Kronkup Transfer Station

0800-1600

0700-1100

1230-1630

1230-1630

Redmond Transfer Station

1230-1630

0730-1130

1230-1630

Manypeaks Transfer Station

0730-1130

0730-1130

0730-1130

South Stirling Transfer Station

1230-1630

0730-1130

Wellstead Transfer Station

0730-1130

1230-1630

1230-1630


Please note: Waste Facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day as well as some other public holidays. Please phone 6820 3916 to confirm operating hours.

Last entry before lunchtime closure is 11.45am at Hanrahan Road Waste Facility, Fossicker's Tip Shop and Baker Junction Waste Facility.

Our Waste Facilities do not accept:

  • Any controlled waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Car bodies

Where are the waste facilities?

The City provides one landfill and five transfer stations to help you manage your waste.

Rural Transfer Stations offer recycling facilities and a drop off for waste. See the City of Albany Transfer Stations User Guide for details.

Please note City of Albany waste facilities do NOT accept:

  • Any controlled waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Car bodies

Salvageable items are received FREE of charge at Fossicker's Tip Shop at the Hanrahan Road Waste Facility.

Bakers Junction Waste Management Facility does NOT accept refrigerators containing refrigerant gas.

City of Albany Transfer Stations User Guide

Hanrahan Road Waste Facility accepted waste and fees

Waste Type

Minimum Fee

Total Cost Per Unit

Quantity

Clean Fill

Free

General Domestic Waste

$10.00

$110.00

Per Tonne

Sorted Domestic Waste (Tip Shop Card)

$5.00

$50.00

Per Tonne

Industrial Waste (Non-biodegradable)

$20.00

$200.00

Per Tonne

Commercial Recycled Cardboard

$8.00

$55.00

Per Tonne

Commercial Recycled Cardboard (Tandem Trailer /Ute)

$12.00

$12.00

Each

Contaminated Cardboard

$20.00

$210.00

Per Tonne

General Mixed Commercial Recycling

$10.00

$70.00

Per Tonne

Concrete and Masonry (Uncontaminated)

$5.00

$50.00

Per Tonne

Concrete and Masonry (Contaminated)

$10.00

$110.00

Per Tonne

Contaminated Soils

$10.00

$100.00

Per Tonne

Contaminated Solid Waste (DER approved)

$20.00

$200.00

Per Tonne

Offal

$10.00

$110.00

Per Tonne

Asbestos

$15.00

$150.00

Per Tonne

Medical Waste

$30.00

$150.00

Per Tonne

Quarantine

$30.00

$150.00

Per Tonne

Scrap Metal (separated)

$0.00

$0.00

Per Tonne

Recyclable Timber

$2.00

$20.00

Per Tonne

Mattresses and Base

$10.00

$10.00

Each

Fridges

$10.00

$10.00

Each

Car Tyres

$8.00

$8.00

Each

Truck Tyres

$15.00

$15.00

Each

Tractor Tyres

$25.00

$25.00

Each

Batteries - Auto

$1.00

$1.00

Each

Oil

$1.00

$0.25

Litre

Public Weighbridge Use

$10.00

$10.00

Each

After hours disposal (Additional to waste charge)

$150.00

$ 150.00

Each

For an easy list of what, where and how much it will cost to dispose of your waste please download the City of Albany phone app

Fees

Charitable Organisation Waste Fee

Subsidised entry to Hanrahan Road Waste Facility is available to charitable or benevolent organisations providing economic, social, community or environmental services and benefits to the citizens of the City of Albany. Applications must be made in writing using the form below.

Charitable Organisation Waste Fee Application Form

Commercial Waste Disposal Fee

The City of Albany provides waste collection for residential properties only. A third party contractor must be engaged for commercial waste and recycling collection.

Please phone 6820 3000 for more information.