Shire of Toodyay

Waste Management

Waste Transfer Station

Located on Railway Road, the Waste Transfer Station is open every day of the week from 8.00am to 12.00pm, excluding Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. It is also open on the last Sunday of every month, from 8.00am to 3.00pm. The Waste Transfer Station can be contacted on 9574 2661 during work hours, although please note phone is not always manned due to staff attending to work duties within the transfer station.

A tip pass is included in with your rates notice. This pass entitles residents to ten visits to the transfer station per annum. This pass can only be used to take domestic rubbish to the waste transfer station. An additional pass can be obtained at the Shire Office for a fee.

Green Waste

Green waste can be taken to the waste transfer station for chipping disposal.

Mulch

Shire of Toodyay Residents are entitled to a standard trailer load of mulch from the Waste Transfer Station free of charge. Residents must load the mulch themselves.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

This Program is a program funded by the Waste Authority through www.wasteauthority.wa.gov.au

The HHW Program provides funding for the collection and appropriate disposal of HHW collected at the Railway Road Waste Transfer Station. At this site the public can drop off their unwanted HHW for free.

 Accepted materials through the HHW Program

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Aerosols
  • Batteries (household)
  • Engine coolants and glycols
  • Fire extinguishers – non halon (red) only
  • Flammables
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent lamps and tubes
  • Gas cylinders (small household)
  • Household chemicals (e.g. cleaners)
  • Paint
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Poisons/toxics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Unknown chemicals (must be in sealed, chemical resistant containers)

The Program can only accept domestic quantities of materials (no larger than 20kg/20L)

This Program is funded by the Waste Authority through the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Account.

Household Hazardous Waste is the unwanted products used in and around the home which are flammable, toxic, reactive or corrosive.  If not disposed of correctly HHW can cause harm to humans, animals or the environment.  For more information please read the attached leaflet Household Hazardous Waste Program.

Tip Shop

Any reusable items that are still functional can be donated to the Waste Transfer Station for on-sale to a new home. There is an undercover area for lounges, chairs, electrical & household goods etc and outside area for commercial, industrial, gardening, push bikes, plumbing, gym equipment etc.

Kerbside Rubbish & Recycling Collection

The standard rubbish service provided by the Shire of Toodyay is a weekly collection of one 240ltr MGB and a fortnightly collection of one 240ltr Recycle Bin. The cost for this service is as follows:

    • $230 per annum domestic (one weekly rubbish collection, one fortnightly recycle collection)
    • $250 per annum commercial (one weekly rubbish collection, one fortnightly recycle collection)

This cost applies for those within the gazetted town-site (prescribed area) for Residential, Rural Living and Rural Properties and also those who do NOT reside within the prescribed area but are on the collection route and choose to utilise this service.

Residents who have the FULL service provided ie: one weekly rubbish collection, one fortnightly recycle collection, can add an additional bin pick up (rubbish or recycle) for the following costs:

    • $80 per annum domestic – one additional bin & bin pick up (either rubbish or recycle)
    • $100 per annum commercial - one additional bin & bin pick up (either rubbish or recycle)

For example, a resident who receives the full service can add an additional recycle or rubbish bin for a further cost of $80 per annum (domestic) or $100 per annum (commercial).

All charges are per annum but a resident who requests that the service be added part way throughout the financial year, will be charged on a pro-rata basis.

Please note that once a resident opts in to utilise this service, the option to withdraw from the service will not be available until the following financial year.

If you require a new or additional serve, please contact the Shire Administration Centre for assistance.