Disposal of Other Items

This information will tell you what items do not go into your green and yellow top bins and your verge collections in the City of Melville.

Disposal Sites

Please contact the disposal site for fees payable

City of Rockingham
Millar Road West
Ph: 08 9528 8550

City of Cockburn
Henderson Waste Recovery Park
920 Rockingham Road, Henderson
Ph: 08 9411 3444

Hazardous Household Waste (HHW)

Hazardous household waste can be disposed of free of charge through the WA Waste Authority Household Hazardous Waste Program, however, nly residential quantities of HHW will be accepted.  

Find your nearest disposal site

Books, clothing, furniture, shoes, bric-a-brac

Please do not throw out household goods as there is the need for clean, undamaged, reusable furniture and visit:

Whole car bodies

For information about disposal of whole car bodies please contact:

  • Simsmetal Management: 9434 2222 or
  • OneSteel Recycling: 9352 1900

Automotive products

If you have any automotive products (auto batteries, motor oil or tyers), discuss the right way to dispose of these items with your mechanic or car service provider.

Gas bottles

For LPG refills & cylinder re-testing:

  • Call Kleenheat Gas on: 13 21 80 or visit http://www.kleenheat.com.au
  • For the disposal of small and household gas bottles, please refer to the Household Hazardous Waste Program.

  • Find your nearest disposal site

Printer Cartridges

For recycling of all printer cartridges contact:

  • Officeworks: 1300 OFFICE (1300 633 423)
  • Cartridges 4 Planet Ark: 1800 242 473


In association with non-profit organisations, Optometry Aid Overseas, Laubman & Pank sends used spectacles to developing countries: Laubman & Pank: 9364 7144


The City of Melville holds E-waste collection days twice per year. The next E-Waste Collection will take place on Sunday 8 April, 2018 and Sunday 9 September, 2018 between 9.00am to 1.00pm at The City of Melville Operation Centre, 13 Bramanti Road, Murdoch.

Items collected include: computers, printers, TVs and mobile phones.

For recycling of old and outdated computer equipment including desktops, notebooks, servers monitors, printers and other items contact:

  • Technology Assisting Disability WA Inc (free service and does not accept monitors): 9379 7400
  • Henderson Waste Recovery Park: 9411 3444 (fees may apply)

Mobile phones

Mobile Phone Industry Recycling Program: 1300 730 070 or visit http://www.mobilemuster.com.au

Blankets, towels, general pet accessories such as leashes & collars

Needles/ Medical Waste

Place needles in a sealed sharps container and treat as Hazardous Household Waste (HHW).

Old medicines

If you have left over medicines in your home discuss the right way to get rid of them with your pharmacist.

Dry-cell batteries

For recycling locations please contact;

Compact Fluorescent Tube (CFL) and Other Light Globes

For CFL recycling information please contact:

  • Henderson Waste Recovery Park (Domestic CFL only, fees may apply): 9411 3444

Incandescent Globes can be disposed of in your yellow topped bin for recycling.

For tips on how to produce less waste and what to do with items that don't belong in either bin, visit the Recycle Right website.