Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel 24/7: 1800 065 993

Waste Depots

Council operates seven Waste Transfer Stations / Resource Recovery Centres

These are located at:

145 Monea Road, Avenel

46 Euroa Tip Road, Euroa

854 McDonalds Road, Nagambie

85 Maxfield Street, Longwood

2 Redgate Lane, Ruffy

Violet Town
190 McDiarmids Road, Violet Town

1487 South Costerfield-Graytown Road, Graytown



See here for a full list of Opening Hours and Fees and Charges for Acceptable Items 


Domestic quantities of household recyclable items such as glass containers, rigid plastic household containers, aluminium cans, paper, cardboard and steel cans are accepted free of charge at all Waste Transfer Stations / Resource Recovery Centres.

Green waste

Green waste may be deposited at Avenel, Euroa, Nagambie and Violet Town Transfer Station / Resource Recovery Centres for the standard tipping fee. Domestic quantities of mulched greenwaste may be taken from these sites free of charge. If mulched greenwaste is required by ratepayers, it must be self loaded and is taken at user's risk. The quality of the mulch is not guaranteed by Council.

Commercial Quantities

All loads and materials will be inspected by our Transfer Station Operators, loads greater than 4m3 cannot be accepted.  All Operators have the right of refusal for noncompliant materials, or materials that may be considered a commercial quantity. If you think you may have greater than 4m3, please contact Council on 1800 065 993 to discuss disposal options within the region.

Paint, Chemicals, Liquid Wastes, Asbestos and Hazardous Materials

These items are not accepted at Council facilities.

Less toxic household items such as paint, household batteries and fluorescent lighting are accepted free of charge at the Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre at 125 Wanganui Road

To dispose of toxic household chemicals, visit Sustainabilty Victoria's "Detox Your Home" webpage to find collection points and dates for mobile chemical collections

For the disposal of asbestos, contact the Environmental Protection Authority on 1300 372 842 or visit  


Whitegoods include refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners. These items can be taken to Avenel, Euroa, Nagambie and Violet Town Transfer Station / Resource Recovery Centres. A charge applies for any whitegoods that have not previously been degassed.

Domestic Motor Oil

Motor oil is defined as combustible engine and gear oils only. Domestic motor oil will be accepted at Euroa, Nagambie and Violet Town transfer stations. Only quantities of 20L or less will be accepted.

drumMUSTER Program

drumMUSTER is a national program for collecting and recycling empty, cleaned metal and plastic farm chemical containers.

All drums must carry the drumMUSTER logo and be clean, dry and free of checmical residue (rust and dye stains are acceptable).

If you need to bring in more than 20 drums at one time please contact Council on 1800 065 993 to arrange a suitable time.

Goulburn Valley Waste & Resource Recovery Group

Strathbogie Shire works closely with the Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG), to maximise recovery of resources and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

GVWRRG is the link between state, local governments, community and industry and is responsible for facilitating a coordinated approach to the planning and delivery of infrastructure and services for all waste streams including municipal solid waste (MSW), commercial and industrial waste (C & I) and construction and demolition waste (C&D).

The organisation has a central office located at Shepparton to service the Goulburn Valley waste and resource recovery region. The region extends from the Victoria/New South Wales border through to the outer suburbs of Melbourne and encompasses the following municipalities:

  • Campaspe Shire Council
  • Greater Shepparton City Council
  • Mitchell Shire Council
  • Moira Shire Council
  • Murrindindi Shire Council
  • Strathbogie Shire Concil

For more information regarding GVWRRG's activities in your region, go to:


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