Resource recovery centre fees

Transfer station fees

Campaspe Shire Council only charges for waste disposal at landfill when the waste needs to be processed, disposed of and/or transported to be processed or disposed of.

Below are the fees as of 1 July 2020: 

Item  Charge   
General waste (charged per m3) $39  
Garden organic waste (charged per m3)  $17  
Clean fill solid (charged per m3)   $20   Echuca & Mt Scobie only 
Refrigerators & airconditioners    $19 degassing charge 
Mattress - single   $12  
Mattress - double, queen, king   $17  
Brick tipping (charged per m3)  $25 Echuca & Mt Scobie only


Tyre Clean Contaminated
Car $4 $11
Motorcycle  $4 $8
Small tractor (up to 1 metre diameter) $85 $285
Large tractor (1-2 metre diameter)  $140 $475
Small earthmover (up to 1 metre diameter)  $120 $400
Medium earthmover (1-1.5 metres diameter)  $220 $730
Large earthmover (1.5-2 metres in diameter)  $430 $1,460


Free mulch!

Garden mulch is available free of charge at Council’s Echuca, Mt Scobie, Rushworth and Rochester resource recovery centres.

Detailed listing of materials accepted at resource recovery centres

Many items that are accepted at our resource recovery centres are recycled, some for free and some at a small cost. Download the detailed listing of materials(PDF, 2MB) to assist.

Some of the items accepted without charge include:

  • batteries (car and truck)
  • batteries (household Echuca only)
  • cardboard
  • chemical drums (DrumMUSTER program approved)
  • clothing (Echuca only)
  • co-mingled recycling (containers, bottles, jars - plastic recycle symbols 1-7, glass, aluminium, steel)
  • e-waste (tv, computer, etc)
  • fencing wire
  • fluorescent light tubes (including CFLs)
  • gas bottles (up to 9kg empty)
  • mobile phones (including batteries and accessories)
  • motor oil (up to 20l - Echuca, Mt Scobie, Rochester and Rushworth only)
  • paint tins (empty up to 20l)
  • paper
  • polystyrene (Echuca and Mt Scobie only)
  • scrap metal (ferrous (steel) and non-ferrous (copper)
  • silage wrap (Echuca and Mt Scobie only - silage wrap must be clean and in Plasback Bags to be accepted at Echuca and loose and clean to be accepted at Mt Scobie)
  • soft plastic/flexible plastic (including shrink wrap, plastic wrappers, plastic bags, clingfilm etc, Echuca and Mt Scobie only)
  • timber (quality wood pallets and select pieces, Echuca only)
  • steel water tanks (Echuca and Mt Scobie only)
  • whitegoods (washing machines, dishwashers, microwaves etc) - fridges and air conditioners attract a small recycling fee.
  • X-rays

Items not accepted at any of our resource recovery centres include:

  • asbestos
  • car bodies
  • grease trap waste
  • hazardous or toxic substances
  • hot ashes
  • industrial food waste
  • liquids and chemicals other than clean automotive fuels
  • logs and stumps bigger than 300mm diameter
  • medical or clinical waste
  • dead animals or offal

Commercial and industrial waste

Commercial waste operators and industrial waste are not accepted at any of the resource recovery centres. All waste exceeding 3m3 should be taken directly to a regional landfill. Further information on the commercial and bin collection page.