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More dates announced for Council’s free waste drop-off program

Published: 5 August 2022

Cardinia Shire Council’s free green waste drop-off program is continuing through to December 2022.

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

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.   

The new dates announced include: 

Pakenham – Friday 19 to Monday 22 August 2022   

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

Lysterfield – Friday 14 to Monday 17 October 2022  

Cleanaway Resource Recovery Centre  
840 Wellington Rd, Lysterfield   
Friday 14: 8am to 4pm  
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16: 8am to 12pm (noon)  
Monday 17: 8am to 4pm   

Pakenham – Friday 2 to Monday 5 December 2022   

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

Don’t forget that Future Recycling Pakenham also accepts electrical items (e-waste), batteries and scrap metal for free, any time of year.   

For more information about Council’s green waste drop-off events, visit www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/dropoff or call Council’s Customer Service Team on 1300 787 624.   

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