Accepted Items at FRRRC

The FRRRC and Resale Shop is closed to the public

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions in place by the Victorian Government the FRRRC and Resale Shop will be closed until further notice. Authorised workers are still able to access the facility. 

Items Accepted

The Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre (FRRRC) accepts most waste. However it is not a landfill site and FRRRC does not accept food, liquid or hazardous waste.

The gatehouse attendant will assess all materials prior to entry. The gatehouse attendant’s decision is final.

Free items

These are currently accepted free-of-charge, please note conditions *#:

  • BBQ gas bottles (9 kg bottles only)
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard and paper
  • Co-mingled bottles, cans and jars *
  • E-waste (electronic goods including mobile phones)
  • Household batteries *
  • Light globes and fluorescent tubes 
  • Motor oil - must be clearly labelled in motor oil containers only. Maximum size 20 litre container (free for residents only)
  • Paint and paint tins #  
  • Scrap metal
  • TVs / computers
  • VHS/DVD/CDs *
  • White goods - fridges, dishwashers etc
  • X-rays *

* Free for small amounts from households only

# Paint and paint tins are accepted as part of the Paintback initiative.
Items accepted include, but are not limited to, interior and exterior paint, deck coatings, floor paints, undercoats, sealers, stains and varnishes. A maximum sealed container size of 20 litres applies, with a maximum 100 litres per visit.

Conditions apply as per the Paintback initiative and some items, such as aerosols, are not accepted.

More information can be found at

The items below are accepted - costs apply

Price List

Save money at the gate by sorting and separating your waste under these five categories:

  • Free items
  • Hard waste
  • Green waste
  • Mattresses
  • Bricks/Concrete/clean soil

Hard waste - Accepted

  • Re-useable goods - furniture, bric-a-brac
  • Timber
  • Clothing
  • Carpet & Underlay
  • Cement sheeting
  • All building materials

Green Waste - Accepted

  • Christmas trees ($6 each)
  • Garden trimmings
  • Lawn clippings
  • Stumps and roots 
  • Tree branches

Mattresses - Accepted

  • Bed bases and mattresses are charged separately

Bricks/Concrete/clean soil - Accepted

  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Soil - clean fill (2m3 max)

Remember to secure your load properly to prevent spillage of waste from your vehicle or trailer.

Items NOT Accepted

Any load containing prohibited items may be refused entry.

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals, solvents, fuels
  • Domestic garbage
  • Food waste
  • Gas bottles other than BBQ (9 kg)
  • Hazardous / medical waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Oil other than motor oil
  • Any fuel-operated vehicle (contact Sims Metal for disposal, phone 9786 1661)
  • Aerosol paint cans

Please visit our A-Z Waste and Recycling Directory to find out where to dispose of many these item

FRRRC Is not a landfill site. No food, liquid or hazardous waste accepted.

FRRRC Location Details


20 Harold Road, Skye
(off Ballarto Road, opposite the Skye Recreation Reserve)
P. 1300 322 322

5 mins from

  • Frankston
  • Frankston North
  • Botanic Ridge
  • Cranbourne South
  • Skye
  • Carrum Downs
  • Cranbourne West
  • Langwarrin
  • Sandhurst

10 mins from

  • Frankston South
  • Langwarrin South
  • Seaford
  • Cranbourne
  • Lyndhurst

Opening Hours

  • Open seven days a week, 8am-4pm.
  • Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Please contact FRRRC on days of extreme weather to confirm any changes to opening hours.

The Centre takes a wide range of materials and a discounted charge for hard waste applies to Frankston City residents. Residents must show a valid driver’s license as proof of residency. The Centre will also take a number of items for free.