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, 242KB).

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 2021 - 2022 Calendar
July 3      January 8*  
July 17    January 15  
July 31    January 22*  
August 14   January 29  
August 28    February 12  
September 11    February 26  
September 18*    March 12  
September 25    March 26  
October 9   April 9  
October 23   April 16 (Easter)*  
November 6    April 23  
November 20    May 7  
December 4   May 21  
December 18   June 4  
January 1 (NYD)     June 18  

* Extra collections due to school holidays

Lavers Hill drop-off facility

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

Collection day: Saturday

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Lavers Hill 2021 - 2022 Calendar
July 3      January 8*  
July 17     January 15  
July 31    January 22  
August 14   January 29   
August 28    February 12   
September 11    February 26  
September 18     March 12  
September 25*     March 26  
 October 9    April 9  
 October 23    April 16 (Easter)*  
 November 6    April 23  
 November 20    May 7  
 December 4    May 21  
December 18      June 4  
January 1 (NYD)       June 18  

* Extra collections due to school holidays

Carlisle River drop-off facility

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

Collection day: Sunday

Time: 8.30am – 11.30am

Carlisle River 2021 - 2022 Calendar
July 4     January 9*  
July 18    January 16  
 August 1   January 23*  
August 15     January 30  
August 29     February 13  
September 12    February 27   
September 19    March 13  
 September 26    March 27  
 October 10   April 10   
October 24    April 17 (Easter)*  
 November 7   April 24  
 November 21    May 8  
 December 5   May 22  
December 19    June 5  
 January 2   June 19  

*Extra collections due to school holidays

Gellibrand drop-off facility

Location: 20 Football Rd, Gellibrand Rec Reserve, Gellibrand

Collection day: Sunday

Time: 12pm – 3pm

 Gellibrand 2021 - 2022 Calendar
July 4     January 9*  
 July 18   January 16   
August 1   January 23*   
August 15    January 30   
August 29      February 13   
September 12   February 27   
September 19*     March 13  
September 26     March 27  
October 10       April 10  
October 24     April 17 (Easter)*  
November 7     April 24  
November 21     May 8  
 December 5    May 22  
 December 19    June 5  
 January 2    June 19  

*Extra collections due to school holidays

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.