Council’s FREE green waste drop-off events are back! 

Published: 4 October 2021

Cardinia Shire Council’s free green waste drop-off events are happening once again at Pakenham and Lysterfield.

The service helps Cardinia Shire residents to clean up and reduce the fire fuel load on their properties in the lead up to the summer period.  

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.  

Lysterfield – Friday 12 to Monday 15 November 2021 
Cleanaway Resource Recovery Centre, 840 Wellington Rd, Lysterfield  
Friday 12 November: 7am to 4pm 
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November: 8am to 12pm 
Monday 15 November: 7am to 4pm   

Pakenham – Friday 26 to Monday 29 November 2021 
Future Recycling Transfer Station, 30-32 Exchange Drive, Pakenham 
All days: 9am to 4pm 
For more information about Council’s green waste drop-off events, visit or call Council’s Customer Service team on 1300 787 624.

COVID-19 restrictions 
Please note that Council’s free green waste drop-off events will be run in line with any Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time. Residents must not attend if they are unwell and must comply with all instructions as directed by staff.  
For more information about the current restrictions, visit:  

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