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Waste Transfer Station

Council manages the Spreyton Waste Transfer Station, which offers both waste disposal and recycling services.

 Location Bay Drive, off Mersey Road, Spreyton
Contact Number 03 6427 3351

Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 4pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 4pm

The Spreyton Waste Transfer Station will continue to operate in accord with its normal trading hours.

Paywave is the preferred payment method but cash will be accepted if the correct amount is offered. Receipts will not be issued, unless requested.

The waste disposal fees and charges can be found below.

Please remember to keep a safe distance when visiting the site and ensure your trip meets the State Government’s essential travel protocols [1].

Public Holidays

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Anzac Day

Open Devonport Cup Day 7.30am to 11am

Fees & Charges

Fees effective 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

General Waste (including green waste)

Car boots (up to 0.5m3) $8 per load
Utes, Vans, Trailers & Small Trucks (0.5m3 to 1.5m3) $12 per load
Utes, Vans, Trailers & Small Trucks (1.5m3 to 2m3) $18 per load
Over 2m3 – Charged by Weight (per tonne):  
Landfill Waste $130
Separated waste (less than 50% to landfill) $85
Non-landfill waste $60
Mattresses (each) $12


Cars & motorcyle tyres $7 each
Light truck tyres (up to 9.5GVM) $12 each
Truck tyres (over 9.5GVM) $25 each
Earthmover & tractor tyres (cut in half) $25 each


Asbestos – per tonne* $200 per tonne
Asbestos – single load less than 0.5m3* $24 per load

Cardboard & paper

Scrap steel & car bodies


Car batteries



Glass bottles

Aluminium cans

* Note: Items to be wrapped prior to entering site

Sale of Recycled Materials

Crushed concrete $29 per m3
Delivery of crushed concrete – Devonport municipality only (Min 1m3 – Max 3m3) $27
Payment Accepted
  • Card (Paywave)
  • Cash (Correct amount must be tendered)
  • Account – by prior arrangement by contacting Council on 03 6424 0511 or Making a Request here [2]
General Waste Accepted
  • Asbestos (must be doubled bagged in asbestos bags or wrapped in industrial strength plastic eg. fortican plastic – available from hardware stores)
  • Concrete
  • General Waste (except for chemicals and thinners)
  • Green/Garden Waste
  • Mattresses
  • Tyres
Recycling Accepted
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard and paper
  • eWaste
  • Fluroescent tubes
  • Gas cylinders
  • Glass bottles & jars (clean, with lids removed)
  • HDPE plastic food containers – eg. milk or fruit juice containers
  • Scrap metals &car bodies
  • Oil
  • Paints
  • Plastic products with Plastics identification code numbers of 1, 2 or 3
  • White goods & electrical appliances
  • Agricultural chemical containers through the drumMUSTER program.  Appointments are necessary.

These items can be deposited free of charge provided they are separated in your load and placed in the designated recycling areas at the Transfer Station.

Waste Not Accepted
  • Chemicals
  • Thinners
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