Millar Road Landfill and Recycling Facility
Millar Road Landfill Facility
Open 7 days, from 7.30am - 4pm (except Good Friday and Christmas Day)
Phone: 9528 8550 (phone is manned Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30pm)
The Millar Road Landfill and Recycling Facility is located at Millar Road West, Baldivis. See map below for directions.
Residential Barcoded Tip Passes
City of Rockingham ratepayers receive tip passes for the facility each year on their rates notice, allowing four free "multi-purpose" entries per household. Each entry pass is for up to 1.5m3 and can be used for either general or green waste.
The Tip Pass Barcode is located on the bottom of the original rates notice in a detachable section. The 2016/2017 barcodes are highlighted in gold. These expire on 31 July 2017.
Landfill Fees and Documents
Millar Road Recycling Facility
The recycling yard is open to the public and recyclable material in residential quantities can be dropped off free of charge, depending on the types and condition of the material. Only items deemed acceptable by landfill staff will be received in the recycling yard free of charge. All other rubbish may incur a fee.
To assist the City of Rockingham in reducing waste to landfill and increasing recycling, please separate all recycling from general waste loads before coming to the landfill. Recyclables are unloaded first.
The following items are accepted free of charge (subject to the acceptance of landfill staff):
- cardboard - compacted (compactor available on site)
- polystyrene, excluding seedling drainage squares - compacted (compactor available on site)
- clear film and bubble wrap plastics - compacted (compactor available on site)
- gas bottles, car batteries and motor oil (max 20 litres)
- all scrap metal, including fridges, washing machines and microwaves
- other items accepted at landfill staff discretion.
Prunings brought to the green waste area by residents and the verge collections are recycled into mulch. This mulch is available free to the public, however residents are responsible for loading it themselves. Contact Waste Services on 9528 8550 to check availability of the mulch.
Household chemicals and paints can be disposed of through the Hazardous Household Waste program or Paintback paint recycling program. Please see the Hazardous Substances page for more information.
Millar Road Landfill Facility is licensed by the Department of Environment Regulation (DER) to accept a range of solid wastes including Class I, II, and III; and includes contaminated soils, industrial process wastes, treated timber and asbestos.
Waste Disposal Advice
Contaminated waste disposal at Millar Road Landfill is managed in line with the DER licensing and regulatory requirements. Before any waste can be received at the landfill, it must be assessed and classified. A waste disposal application form (below) must be completed and returned to the City with relevant supporting documents for assessment. Advice and assistance can be obtained from the landfill on 9528 8550.
Classification of contaminated waste is required to determine the acceptability and appropriate disposal arrangements. At Millar Road Landfill all waste is classified according to the DER Landfill Waste Classification and Definitions (1996), which are available from the DER website.
Waste Acceptance Approval
Once an application has been assessed as acceptable for disposal, a waste approval and booking number will be issued. All disposals must be booked 24 hours prior to delivery (or as soon as practicable) with the landfill by phone on 9528 8550. The booking number must also be provided to the weighbridge on arrival at the landfill facility.
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