Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Council has closed some facilities and cancelled all events until 14 April. Learn which services have been affected.

Please leave your green waste bin out until 5pm on your collection day so we can change your bin lid in preparation for FOGO. More details.


31-35 Hutchinson Drive, Kew 3101

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 2pm

Closed on public holidays

Items accepted

  • General recyclables
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Plastics (codes 1-7)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminium and steel cans

It's free to drop off recyclables.

No polystyrene can be accepted at the Kew Depot Recycling Drop-off Centre. Residents can take polystyrene to the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Disposal Centre.

About the Depot

The Kew Depot Recycling Drop-off Centre is a place where you can drop-off recyclables (normally accepted in your kerbside collection) for free. The centre accepts recyclables only and doesn't accept any general household waste.

To dispose of general household waste visit the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre. This centre accepts household waste, general waste (such as appliances and white goods), green waste and recyclables. The Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre is also a Detox your Home drop-off site for gas bottles, fluorescent globes, batteries and white polystyrene.

For more information on our waste services, see our A to Z Recycling and Waste Guide and green waste calendar (PDF, 877 KB). You can also download our Recycle Coach app and see what goes where in our online A to Z recycling and waste guide.
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