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Fossicker's Shop

Fossicker's Shop

Fossickers’ Tip Shop: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8.30am-4.15pm

Fossicker's Drop Off: Daily from 8.30am-4.15pm

Cnr Hanrahan Road & Cuming Road, Mt Melville 

Ph: 6820 3915

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

With new stock arriving daily visitors are sure to find something special, whether it’s a new piece of furniture, handy 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 drop off excess recyclables. If you donate items you will receive a discount voucher to deposit rubbish at the landfill on the same day. Please note, acceptance of items is at staff discretion and is dependent on quality of items as well as supply and demand. The City does not guarantee we will be able to take your items. If we are unable to accept your pre-loved items at Fossicker's, we suggest you try giving to an op-shop, friends or through online options such as Facebook Marketplace or Gumtree. 

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

  • General recycling for those times when your recycling bin is full (please make sure that cardboard is flattened and no more than 1m x 1m in size)
  • Aerosol cans
  • Needles & syringes
  • Cooking oil
  • Household chemicals
  • Paint
  • Gas bottles
  • Light globes & tubes
  • Printer cartridges
  • E-waste (computers, monitors, TVs, printers, cables)
  • Household batteries
  • Mobile phones & accessories

*Household quantities only (up to 20L).

Car batteries ($1 each), engine oil (25c/L) and separated scrap steel (free) can be taken to Hanrahan Road Waste Facility through the weighbridge.