Waste transfer stations, are located at Alvie, Birregurra and Apollo Bay.
Council’s waste transfer stations accept general rubbish, hard rubbish, recycling and organic waste.
For drop-off facility details and other information:
EFTPOS and tip ticket books are accepted at all Council Transfer Stations and Drop off facilities
Tip ticket books can be purchased from the Customer Service centres in Apollo Bay and Colac or by calling 03 5232 9400
Please click here for all Drop off facilities information
See below for locations and opening hours.
Alvie Transfer Station
977 Corangamite Lake Road, Alvie
Birregurra Transfer Station
75 Scouller St, Birregurra
First Friday of every month 10am-4pm
Apollo Bay Resource Recovery Centre
10-18 Arthur Court, Apollo Bay
Opening hours - Now in winter timetable
First Wednesday after Easter – first Sunday in December
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 10am-2pm
Opening hours - Summer
First Sunday in December – Easter Tuesday
Monday – Sunday 10am-2pm (closed on Thursdays)
Boxing Day – first Sunday in February
Monday – Sunday 10am – 2pm
** All waste transfer stations are closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Cost of waste and recycling disposal
In the event of fire or extreme weather
- Waste transfer stations and drop-off facilities will not operate on code red fire danger days. Rubbish and recycling collections will take place on the next available operating day.
- Waste transfer stations and drop-off facilities might not operate on extreme weather days. Please check our website and social media pages, and listen to the local radio for information.
- See 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.