Recycling centres

Keeping items out of landfill lowers your environmental footprint and helps save ratepayer money. Our two recycling centres allow residents to recycle items such as furniture, clothing, mobile phones and more at no cost.

Our recycling centres are:

  • Bullsbrook Recycling Centre
  • Malaga Recycling Centre

Trucks and commercial loads are not accepted at any of our centres.

Recycling Centre – Bullsbrook

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Recycling Centre – Malaga

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Fees for non-residents dropping off materials apply as follows:

  • Standard 6x4 Box type trailer - $90
  • Tandem 8x5 to 1 tonne - $150
  • Utes & Vans - $90

No fees are charged for Containers for Change drop-offs.

Used tyre fees for all customers:

  • Tyres (off rims) - $13 (max 4 per resident)
  • Tyres (on rims) - $25 (max 4 per resident)

Passenger and 4x4 tyres only accepted (excludes truck/bobcat tyres).

We reserve the right to refuse non-compliant loads.


Before requesting a tip pass, please consider taking your items to a Recycling Centre. Tip passes are only provided to rate payers that do not have access to the verge collection service. Passes are automatically sent to eligible residents, if you do not receive your tip pass please contact us


Businesses located in the City of Swan can apply to use the Recycling Centre - Malaga twice each financial year. Eligible businesses are those that pay a City of Swan waste and recycling charge and have a set of City of Swan general waste and recycling bins.

If your business is eligible, please complete the registration form(open in new window). Passes will be posted to your business once your application is approved.

  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Batteries (dry cell and car/motorcycle)
  • Brick rubble
  • Cardboard and paper
  • Clothing
  • Containers – note, only Bullsbrook is a Containers for Change refund point
  • E-waste – TVs, computers and peripherals only
  • Fluorescent or CFL tubes/bulbs
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses (max. five per drop)
  • Metal (excludes car parts)
  • Mobile phones
  • Plastics
  • Rigid polystyrene (no foam balls or 'popcorn')
  • Printer cartridges
  • Tyres (only passenger and 4x4 tyres accepted)
  • Untreated/unpainted timber (no MDF or CCA treated products)
  • Used motor oil (limit 20L per resident)
  • Green waste (max. 1.5m long X 300mm wide). Grass clippings are not accepted.
  • White goods

For all items not accepted, visit the Find My Nearest (open in new window)website for more options.

Trucks and commercial loads are not accepted at any of our centres.

Load limits apply as follows:

  • Mattress - maximum 5
  • Tyres - maximum 4, only passenger and 4 x 4 tyres accepted - fees apply
  • Used motor oil - maximum of 20 litres
  • 6 x 4 trailer
  • 8 x 5 tandem trailer
  • Utility and small van

Any load larger is considered a commercial load and will not be accepted.

Located at the Recycling Centre - Bullsbrook, the Reuse Shop stocks artwork, large pieces of furniture, gym equipment, barbecues, toys, dinner sets and knick-knacks priced below $50.

If you use a trailer to transport items from the Tip Shop, please make sure you are aware of the rules regarding safe loads(open in new window)

The Red Hill Waste Management Facility accepts a wide range of waste from the public, commercial operators, and local, regional, state and federal government organisations.

Find out what waste is accepted, hours of operation and fees and charges on the Red Hill Waste Management Facility website(open in new window).

A Containers for Change refund point is open at the Bullsbrook Recycling Centre, 121 Stock Road, Bullsbrook, 6084.

Malaga Recycling Centre isn't a Containers for Change drop-off point.


  • Monday: 8.30 - 11.30am
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

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