Landfill and Recycling

Tip passes to access the Muchea or Bindoon Landfill and Recycling Centres are no longer required

Landfill Fees as at 1 July 2019

By showing proof of residency, residents can access either site for free to dispose of general household waste, bulk household waste and recyclables ONLY.  This does not apply to commercial waste.  There have been changes to the fees and charges for our Landfill sites, with many of the fees removed for bulk household waste, including green waste and fill.  Click on the link below for a full list of Landfill and Recycling Centre Fees. 

Please note the following;

⋅ Commercial & large loads of Demolition Waste are only accepted at the Muchea Landfill.

Asbestos is only accepted at the Bindoon Landfill by appointment only - Please call the office on 08 9576 4605 to make an appointment.

Drum Muster is only accepted at the Bindoon Landfill. 

Waste will not be accepted from outside the Shire of Chittering.

Landfill Opening Hours

Landfill centres are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day each year

Muchea Landfill (Wandena Road, Lower Chittering)

  • Saturday 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 10am – 3pm
  • Monday 10am – 3pm
  • Wednesday 10am – 3pm
  • Friday 10am – 3pm

Bindoon Landfill (Mingah Road, Mooliabeenee)

  • Saturday 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 10am – 3pm
  • Tuesday 10am – 3pm

Purchasing of Mulch from the Muchea Landfill Site 

At various times of the year, pending availability, mulch is available for purchase from the Muchea Landfill site. 

The mulch is wood chips from our greenwaste stockpile that is chipped by a contractor as required. 

To purchase mulch, please contact the Shire office to arrange a booking. Bookings are essential to ensure a machine is onsite to load your trailer. Mulch is sold at $12.50 per m³ to recover costs incurred by the Shire. 

Policy on Litter and Illegal Dumping

The Shire encourages residents and visitors to help keep our natural environment clean and litter free. Littering is an offence under the Litter Act and the Shire’s Rangers will issue fines to offenders. People caught illegally dumping waste in bush land areas or on road verges will receive a $200 on the spot fine. Under the Litter Act they could also face prosecution and incur a fine of up to $1,000.

Residents with any concerns or enquiries can contact the Shire's Ranger on (08) 9576 4600 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm seven days a week.