Accepted items and prices

Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre (FRRRC) is open to Frankston City residents, non-residents and commercial customers. The Centre accepts most waste and recycling materials either for free or at low-cost.

On arrival, the gatehouse attendant will assess all materials prior to entering. Loads carrying prohibited items may be refused entry. The gatehouse attendant’s decision is final.

Residents must show a valid driver’s license as proof of residency.

Items accepted for free

The below items are accepted for free. Please note restrictions for certain items.

  • BBQ gas bottles (4.5 to 9kgs)
  • car batteries
  • cardboard and paper
  • e-waste (electronic goods including mobile phones)
  • scrap metal
  • televisions and computers
  • white goods such as fridges and dishwashers
  • co-mingled recyclables such as bottles, cans and jars *
  • household batteries*
  • light globes and fluorescent tubes 
  • VHS, DVD or CDs*
  • X-rays*
  • motor oil - must be clearly labelled in a motor oil container (free for residents only)*

*free for households only, in small amounts

FRRRC also accepts paint and some paint items free of charge, including:

  • interior and exterior paint
  • floor paint
  • deck coatings
  • undercoats, sealers, stains and varnishes.

A maximum sealed container of 20 litres applies, with a maximum of 100 litres per visit. Some items such as aerosols are not accepted. Empty plastic paint buckets are charged as hard waste.

Items accepted at cost

Hard waste

  • re-usable goods such as furniture or bric-a-brac
  • timber
  • clothing
  • carpet and underlay
  • cement sheeting
  • all building materials.

Green waste

  • garden trimmings
  • lawn clippings
  • stumps and roots (maximum 30cm in diameter)
  • tree branches
  • Christmas trees.


  • bed bases and mattresses.

Bricks, concrete and clean soil

  • bricks
  • concrete
  • rocks such as volcanic, scorier and pebbles (charged at soil prices)
  • clean fill soil (.5m3 maximum).


  • car
  • truck
  • tractor
  • earth mover.

FRRRC can accept tyres with rims for cars and light truck only.

Items not accepted

  • asbestos
  • chemicals, solvents and fuels
  • domestic garbage
  • food waste
  • gas bottles other than BBQ (4.5 to 9kg)
  • hazardous or medical waste
  • liquid waste
  • any oil other than motor oil
  • fuel-operated vehicles
  • aerosol paint cans.

Any load containing prohibited items may be refused entry. 

View our Waste and recycling directory for tips on where you can deposit these items, or contact the following organisations for:


Residents must show a valid driver’s license as proof of residency.

 Price per cubic metre  Resident Non-resident
 hard waste $122 $154
green waste $44 $44
soil $154 $154
soil bricks and concrete (mixed load) $154 $154
concrete and bricks (clean) $75 $76
 Price per vehicle Resident Non-resident
 bag (no putrescible waste)  $11 $13
car boot $32 $35
car wagon $52 $55
small utility $105 $110
large utility (1 tonne) POA POA
small or large van POA POA
truck (more than 4.5 tonnes, up to 3 cubic metres) $295 per tonne $295 per tonne
Price per trailer Resident  Non-resident
6x4 trailer, heaped  $170 $185
6x4 trailer, high sides  $237 $258
7x5 trailer, heaped $222 $240
7x5 trailer, high sides $304 $332
8x5 trailer, heaped $305 $335
8x5 trailer, high sides $423 $463
Tyres Tyre only Tyre with rim
car $12.70 $19.65
 light truck $19.65 $25.40
large truck $32.30 not accepted
tractor  $127 not accepted
earth mover POA not accepted
 Other items Resident  Non-resident
motor oil (per litre, maximum of 49 litre, EPA)*
50 cents
mattress $29.80 $29.80
Christmas tree $6.60 $6.60

*Residents can dispose of up to 50 litres of motor oil for free. After that, the cost is 50 cents per each additional litre.

Prices effective from 1 July 2022. All prices are inclusive of the Victorian Government landfill levy and GST. Prices are subject to change.


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

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

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

  • free items
  • hard waste
  • green waste
  • mattresses
  • bricks, concrete and clean soil.

Visit our About FRRRC page to view opening hours, Site Map, information on getting to FRRRC and tips on how to drop off your load.