Drop-Off Facilities

Overview

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Council operates drop-off facilities at Beech Forrest, Lavers Hill, Carlisle River and Gellibrand for residents without access to kerbside waste collection services and need to dispose of their domestic waste and recycling only.

Check opening dates and times to see when you should visit your nearest drop-off facility. Download the calendar(PDF, 47KB).

Waste disposal tip tickets books can be purchased at the Council Customer Service Centre's in Colac & Apollo Bay, or by calling 03 5232 9400 

EFTPOS facilities are now available at each site.

Beech Forest drop-off facility

Location: Car Park 15 Main Rd, Beech Forest

Collection day: Saturday

Time: 8.30am – 11.30am

Beech Forest 2022 - 2023 Calendar
July 2     July 16   
 July 30   August 13   
 August 27   September 10  
 September 24   October 8   
 October 22   November 5   
 November 19   December 3   
 December 17   December 31 (NYE)   
 January 7   January 14   
 January 21   January 28   
 February 11   February 25   
 March 11   March 25   
 April 1   April 15   
 April 29   May 13   
 May 27   June 10   
 June 24     July 8   

 

Lavers Hill drop-off facility

Location: 43-47 Great Ocean Rd, Lavers Hill Hall, Lavers Hill

Collection day: Saturday

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Lavers Hill 2022 - 2023 Calendar
July 2     July 16  
July 30    August 13  
 August 27   September 10   
 September 24   October 8   
 October 22   November 5   
 November 19   December 3   
 December 17   December 31 (NYE)   
 January 7   January 14   
 January 21   January 28   
 February 11   February 25   
 March 11   March 25   
 April 1   April 15   
 April 29   May 13   
 May 27     June 10   
 June 24     July 8  

 

Carlisle River drop-off facility

Location: 35 Gellibrand River Rd, Carlisle Hall, Carlisle River

Collection day: Sunday

Time: 8.30am – 11.30am

Carlisle River 2022 - 2023 Calendar
July 3     July 17   
July 31   August 14  
August 28   September 11  
September 25   October 9  
October 23   November 6  
November 20   December 4  
December 18   January 1 (NYD)  
January 8   January 15  
January 22   January 29  
February 12   February 26  
March 12
March 26  
 April 2   April 16  
April 30
May 14  
May 28   June 11
June 25   July 9  

 

Gellibrand drop-off facility

Location: 20 Football Rd, Gellibrand Rec Reserve, Gellibrand

Collection day: Sunday

Time: 12pm – 3pm

 Gellibrand 2022 - 2023 Calendar
July 3
  July 17  
July 31   August 14  
August 28   September 11  
September 25   October 9  
 October 23
   November 6  
 November 20   December 4  
 December 18   January 1 (NYD)  
 January 8   January 15  
 January 22     January 29   
 February 12   February 26   
 March 12   March 26   
April 2   April 16   
 April 30   May 14   
 May 28   June 11   
 June 25   July 9   

 

What can and can’t I recycle at a drop-off facility?

  • Domestic rubbish and recycling is accepted through these facilities, fees apply

  • Hard waste and green waste is NOT accepted at drop off facilities. These can be disposed of at one of Council's waste transfer stations.

Cost of waste and recycling disposal

  • Charges for waste disposal at a waste transfer station of drop-off facility within the shire depends on the size of your load and what materials you have to dispose.

  • Waste disposal tickets are available from the Colac Otway Shire Council’s customer service centres. These tickets can be used at any waste transfer station or drop-off facility within the shire.

  • EFTPOS facilities are available at drop-off facility venues.

In the event of fire or extreme weather

  • Drop-off facilities and waste transfer stations will not operate on code red fire danger days. Rubbish and recycling collections will take place on the next available operating day.

  • Drop-off facilities and waste transfer stations might not operate on extreme weather days. Please check our website and social media pages, and listen to the local radio for information.

  • See the Council’s Waste Management Fire Danger Rating Plan for more information about waste management on extreme fire and weather days.

 

If you require more information, contact Colac Otway Shire Council on (03) 5232 9400.