• Dump recycling transfer station Owen

    Recycling/Transfer Waste Depots (Dump) Wednesday

    October 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Australia/Adelaide Timezone
    Recycling/Transfer Waste Depots
    Hamley Bridge SA 5401
    Varies Please download PDF
    Wakefield Regional Council

    Recycling/Transfer Waste Depots (Dump)

    Owen, 386 Pinery Road

    • Wednesday 10am—11am
    • Saturday 9am—11am
    • Sunday 11am—12pm

    Port Wakefield, 150 Shrike Road

    • Thursday 10am—11am*
    • Saturday 10am—12pm
    • Sunday    9am—10am

    Everard, 1060 Hancock Rd.

    • Tuesday  9am—11am
    • Saturday 9am—11am
    • Sunday   9am—11am

    Prices etc available for download HERE

    Dump recycling transfer station OwenProcedures For Delivering Waste to the Waste Depot
    Gas Cylinders – Cylinders must be emptied by the depositor before they will be accepted. They must be put in their own segregated area, and not put in with scrap metal. Scrap metal is recycled in Adelaide and any hidden cylinders will explode when fed into machinery, which cause damage to machinery and there is a high risk of injury to operators. Gas cylinders must not be deposited of via the kerbside collection or landfill.
    Paint Tins – If paint tins are empty they go into the scrap metal segregation; if they contain paint they must be segregated separately. This is to avoid paint spilling over Council machinery when being loaded onto trucks and into skips. Unwanted paint should be brushed out onto newspaper and allowed to dry, then disposed of via domestic waste. Empty paint containers should be left open in a well ventilated area to dry out. When dry, recycle the containers via steel can recycling programs.
    Smoke Detectors – Smoke detectors contain a small amount of a radio active element. If a smoke detector is damaged it may release this element into the atmosphere. Therefore they should not be put in household waste (kerbside collection) or to landfill. Council has containers at the waste depots to hold smoke detectors, which will periodically be transferred to the EPA Hazardous Household Waste Depot for destruction.
    Green Waste – Green waste must be free of all contaminates such as metal of any kind, pavers, plastic etc. These contaminates cause damage to machinery used to mulch the green waste. Plastic in the green waste is not acceptable because it makes the mulched material unsuitable for reuse.
    Thanks To – http://www.wakefieldrc.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=354



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