Recycling Centre

As part of its commitment to improve services for residents and ratepayers, the City of Fremantle is rolling out an expanded domestic recycling services.


The upgraded recycling centre opposite the golf course on Montreal Street in Fremantle has doubled in size, with more capacity for recycling metal, batteries, clothes and e-waste like TVs, computers and monitors.

For the first time residents will also be able to drop off green waste, mattresses and clean bricks, slabs and pavers.

Opening hours

The revamped centre has an improved layout for easier access and increased opening hours.

Location:Montreal Street, Fremantle

Opening hours:


Friday      Midday to 4.00 pm

Saturday  8.00 am to 4.00 pm

Sunday:   8.00 am to 4.00 pm

Recyclable items

Fremantle residents can come to the recycling centre and drop off the following sorts of items:

  • metal
  • e-waste
  • polystyrene
  • green waste (new)
  • mattresses (new)
  • clothes
  • cardboard
  • clean bricks, pavers and slabs (new)
  • surplus yellow bin recycling waste
  • domestic whitegoods* (new)

* No need to degas your old fridge - we will do that for you and have all the right equipment to do it safely and in an environmentally friendly way.

Hazardous household waste

The following hazardous household waste items can also be dropped off at the centre:

Recyclable items

  • car batteries
  • household batteries (new)
  • oil
  • paint
  • light globes
  • gas bottles (new)

​Non-recyclable items - (some conditions apply see below)

  • asbestos (new)

Asbestos conditions

  1. The City will only accept asbestos at the Recycling Centre if it has been removed and presented in accordance to the national safety guidelines.  Please refer to the Department of Health website for more information.
  2. The City will only accept asbestos on certain predetermined dates.
The next asbestos collection date is:Yet to be confirmed

New household junk drop-off facilities

In addition to the City's bulk verge collection service, residents now have the option of dropping off their household junk up to four (4) times a year at the recycling centre.

Some conditions apply, so please refer to the junk drop-off webpage or call 08 9432 9999 to find out more.


If you have used our Recycling Centre recently, we would like to hear about your experience and welcome all feedback and suggestions. Please complete our online recycling centre satisfaction survey to tell us what you think of our centre.

Home collection service

The City of Fremantle is introducing a free home collection service for residents 55 years and over, collecting white goods, e-waste and mattress items from your front door.

Pick-ups are limited to one pick-up in each category per year and are subject to availability.

For more information on this service, please refer to the home collection service webpage or call 08 9432 9999.

Recycle Right

Recycle Right is a campaign which encourages and assists residents and businesses in Western Australia to recycle, reduce their rubbish and buy more recycled products.

The 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – are a simple way to rethink the things that you no longer need and make a difference today!

Visit the website

One Planet

As part of our One Planet commitments the City of Fremantle is supporting the community to reduce waste generation by 10 per cent against 2015 levels by 2020, and has embarked upon a city-wide waste reduction strategy with the goal of achieving a 70 per cent recycling rate by 2020.

The aim of the One Planet Fremantle initiative is to create a future where it is easy, attractive and affordable for people to lead happy and healthy lives within a fair share of earth's resources.

The City achieved national recognition in September 2014 and was awarded international certification as a One Planet Council in October 2015.

Additional Resources

CoF Improved Recycling Centre Brochure - October 2017

Contact us

Waste Management
City of Fremantle
81 Knutsford Street
T 08 9432 9999