Other household waste

The Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre is located on Scott Creek Rd at Heathfield. The centre is a transfer station where residents can dispose of waste that cannot be collected through regular, kerbside waste collection services.

The following items accepted free of charge (must be separated from other wastes):

  • Plastic bottles and aluminum cans
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Scrap metal
  • Motor oil (domestic quantities only), batteries and lighting (maximum 13 items)
  • E-waste* including TVs, computers, printers, DVD players, and computer accessories (maximum 13 items)
  • Steel, oil and bottles
  • X-ray films

*only e-waste from households and small businesses can be accepted; the Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre is not designed to receive commercial loads of e-waste.

The following items will be accepted with a charge applicable:

  • mattresses
  • couches
  • tyres
  • non-friable asbestos (wrapped in plastic in accordance with disposal guidelines)
  • LPG gas cylinders
  • domestic waste
  • hard waste
  • construction and demolition waste
  • green waste

Click here to download fees and charges.

The following items will not be accepted:

  • paint
  • hazardous waste

Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre
Scott Creek Road, Heathfield 5152
Phone (08) 8339 4323

Opening hours
Monday to Friday | 7:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre is closed on catastrophic fire days, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.

Alternative waste stations


Henry St, Woodside

Ph. 8389 7431

Nixon Rd, Hahndorf

Ph. 8388 1099

Virginia Rd, Newton

Ph. 8365 0025

Callington Rd, Strathalbyn

Commercial Truck
Loads ONLY


Household Hazardous Waste
Zero Waste SA, with the assistance of Local Government, is undertaking free household hazardous waste drop-off days to help you dispose of your unwanted chemicals in an environmentally safe way.  Licensed professional waste management contractors will set up temporary drop-off points in metropolitan and country areas of the State. View the timetable here.
You can also take items to the household hazardous waste depot, which is open on the first Tuesday of every month. For more information, view the Zero Waste Household Hazardous Waste flyer. Zero Waste SA also lists a number of options for disposal and recycling of common household items; for more information visit the Zero Waste website.