Free green waste drop-off in December!

Published: 23 October 2023

Residents are encouraged to prepare for the 2023-24 fire season at the FREE green waste drop-off event this December.

Cardinia Shire Council’s green waste drop-off events are a free service accepting residential amounts of green waste including garden prunings, tree branches and trunks (up to 30 centimetres wide and 1 metre long), weeds, grass clippings, leaves, and flowers.   

Residents must present photo ID as proof of residence within Cardinia Shire to access the free service.   

Waste will only be accepted from residential vehicles and trailers; commercial business operators cannot use this service.   

Pakenham – Friday 1 to Monday 4 December 2023   

Future Recycling Transfer Station   
30-32 Exchange Drive, Pakenham   
All days: 9am to 4pm 

For more information about Council’s waste drop-off events, visit

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