Fremantle Recycling Centre | City of Fremantle

Fremantle Recycling Centre

Fremantle Recycling Centre is free to all City of Fremantle residents. To access the facility please bring your photo ID showing your residential address (e.g. driver’s license) with your rates notice or a bill to verify residency. To drop off unrecyclable bulky waste, remember your voucher letter.

Location and opening hours

The Fremantle Recycling Centre is located at 19A Montreal Street, Fremantle.

Opening hours are:

Fridays:12–4pm (Re-use Shop closed)
Saturday and Sunday: 8am–4pm (Re-use Shop open)

The recycling centre is closed on public holidays. 

What can I bring to the Fremantle Recycling Centre?

Accepted items

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Household hazardous waste (HHW): these items can be dropped off through the household hazardous waste program. This service is available to all residents including those outside of the City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle. The program only accepts 20kg or litres per material type (unless otherwise stated) and only domestic waste (no business waste accepted):

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Aerosols
  • Batteries (household)
  • Engine coolants and glycols
  • Fire extinguishers - non halon (red) only
  • Flammables
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent lamps and tubes (CFLs)
  • Gas cylinders (small household)
  • Household chemicals and cleaners
  • Paint (you are allowed to drop off up to 100L. Commercial operators are also able to drop off up to 100L)
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Poisons/toxics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Unknown chemicals (must be in sealed, chemical resistant containers)

This project is supported by the Government of Western Australia and administered by the Waste Authority.

Additionally, these items and bulky household waste items can also be dropped off at the centre. These item drop offs are only available to City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle residents (proof of residence and bulk waste voucher required):

  • Batteries (vehicle)
  • Bed frames (fee for drop off: $33.50 charge per item)
  • Blinds/curtains
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Clean and unbroken blocks, bricks and pavers
  • Dog beds
  • Electrical appliances and electrical cables
  • Electronic waste
  • Golf bags
  • Good quality clothing, shoes and bags for charity
  • Intact ceramic sinks and toilets
  • Large furniture items such as tables, chairs, couches, drawers, cabinets
  • Large plastic tubs
  • Mattresses (fee for drop off: $33.50 charge per item)
  • Mobile phones
  • Motor oil (up to 20L)
  • Office chairs
  • One trailer load per day (6x4 trailer size) of clean green waste including shrub and tree prunings up to 1.5m in length and 30cm in diameter
  • Polystyrene
  • Printer cartridges
  • Recycling – the same materials that go in your yellow-lidded bin
  • Strollers, prams and car seats
  • Scrap metal
  • Suitcases
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, floss packets and electric toothbrush heads
  • Tyres (fee for drop off: $20.10)
  • Whitegoods

Not accepted material

The recycling centre does not currently accept the following:

  • Asbestos
  • Building rubble
  • Commercial green waste, recycling or bulk waste
  • Emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) and personal locator beacons (PLBs)
  • Explosives, ammunition and firearms
  • Fire extinguishers - halon (yellow)
  • General waste, boxes or bags of rubbish
  • Medications and pharmaceuticals
  • Cooking oil
  • Sand, soil, concrete or rocks
  • Sharps and needles
  • Sheet glass, mirrors and shower screens
  • Soft plastics
  • Wood and timber off cuts

For information on how to safely dispose of these items, please visit the Recycle Right website.

Trailer passes

In addition to recyclable materials, residents are entitled to four (4) drop-offs of household bulk waste per year. Bulk waste vouchers are sent to residents with the annual waste calendar in August.

This service is for residential properties only and is restricted to one box trailer per residence.

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