IMPORTANT NOTICE: DISCONTINUATION OF PREPAY GENERAL WASTE BAG COLLECTION SERVICE AS OF 31 DECEMBER 2020
From 31 December 2020, Waste Management will no longer provide a kerbside residential waste bag collection service. Waste Management refuse bag sticker users are advised to use all purchased stickers before, or no later than, 31 December 2020.
From 31 December 2020, Waste Management prepaid stickers will no longer be accepted at the Midtown Refuse Transfer Station. Bags will continue to be accepted at the transfer station but all bags will be charged at the price displayed.
The Midtown Refuse Transfer Station is a cash free site, Eftpos and credit card transactions only.
Please note that certain types of waste may not be acceptable at this facility, including, but not limited to:
If you are unsure if your waste materials are accepted at this site please enquire at the weighbridge office before dropping it off. The removal of unloaded and abandoned restricted waste from this site may incur a cost to the person or company responsible for unloading it. Waste Management reserves the right to inspect all loads and reject any load, or part thereof, deemed by staff as unacceptable for disposal at this site. A detailed list of restricted waste items is available on request at the Weighbridge Office
Customers are advised to carefully consider the most suitable, safe and cost effective container to be used when disposing of waste as minimum charges will be applied at the transfer station.
General Household and Commercial waste - Ask our weighbridge staff about batteries, oils, asbestos, gas cylinders, tyres, paint, e-waste, whiteware for the appropriate drop of points on site.
Green Waste – Please note that green waste cannot contain flax, phoenix palm fronds/cabbage tree/leaves, stumps, tree limbs over 100mm diameter, vines, gorse, agapanthus and other noxious plants. Netting, string/ twine/ wire, steel poles/ stakes, rubbish, hard fill/ clean fill/ concrete/ rocks.
Clean Fill – Public and commercial customers are asked to ensure they separate clean fill waste from other waste materials. Clean fill cannot contain organic material such as wood, trees, branches, weeds or rubbish, glass, rubber, plastics, metal or exposed steel.
Contaminated green waste, clean fill and recycling material may have to be treated as general waste and charged accordingly or removed from site by the customer.
Customers enter at their own risk, no responsibility is accepted for any damage however caused.
Customers must be wearing covered shoes when on-site.
Persons under the age of 15 years and family pets must remain in vehicles at all times.
There is a 5km speed limit while on site.
For safety reasons customers are asked not to drive over the vehicle stops in front of the pit edge.
Waste Management also reserve the right to refuse admission.