Green waste disposal at Transfer Stations

Council's Transfer Stations accept a variety of green waste all year round. Fees apply to some types of green waste, non-residents and commercial operators.

Residential green waste (any size load) is FREE of charge for all ratepayers and residents of Macedon Ranges.

Free green drop—conditions

To access Council’s free green waste disposal service you must be a ratepayer or tenant within the Macedon Ranges Shire and provide evidence of residence (e.g. an original rates notice or driver licence).

We accept leaf litter, lawn clippings and prunings that can be turned into mulch. Loads must be free of weeds, wire and other rubbish.

Items that incur a fee

Charges apply on items listed below:

  • Weeds
  • Ivy
  • Willow
  • Broome
  • Gorse
  • Blackberry
  • Rose prunings 
  • Long grass
  • Flax
  • Large branches with a diameter greater than 250mm
  • Bamboo.

For more information about local weeds, see the Weeds of Central Victoria guide(PDF, 4MB).