Fremantle Recycling Centre

Find out what items can be recycled at the Fremantle Recycling Centre, Reuse Shop trading hours, how to dispose of hazardous household waste.

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 drop off unrecyclable bulky waste, remember your voucher letter.

Location and opening hours

Fremantle Recycling Centre is located opposite the golf course on Montreal Street, Fremantle.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Fremantle Recycling Centre will be closed until further notice.

Opening hours are Fridays from 12pm to 4pm and Saturdays and Sundays 8am to 4pm, while the Reuse Shop is open Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-4pm. 

The centre is closed on the Good Friday public holiday.

Trailer passes

In addition to the City's bulk verge collection service, residents can drop off their household junk (including non-recyclable items) up to four times a year at the Fremantle Recycling Centre.

This service is for residential properties only and is restricted to one box trailer per residence. You must bring your junk drop-off letter with you and have it stamped each time you visit.

Items we accept

Fremantle residents can drop the following off to the recycling centre:

  • car batteries
  • household batteries
  • cardboard
  • clean and unbroken bricks, pavers and slabs
  • good quality clothing for charity
  • domestic whitegoods e.g. microwaves, washing machines, fridges (we will degas them)
  • e-waste e.g. TVs, computers and monitors
  • printer cartridges
  • gas bottles
  • fire extinguishers
  • light globes
  • mattresses (disposal cost is $33.50 per mattress)
  • metal
  • motor oil
  • paint
  • polystyrene
  • tyres (disposal cost is $20.10 per tyre)
  • recycling -  the same material that goes in your yellow top bin
  • one trailer load (6x4 trailer size) of clean green waste including shrub and tree pruning up to 1.5m in length and 30cm in diameter.

Items we don’t accept

  • mixed general waste, bags or boxes of rubbish
  • poisons or chemicals
  • sand, soil, concrete or rocks
  • wood off-cuts or timber
  • hardy fencing
  • sheet glass, glass panels and glass shower screens.

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