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Free Green Organics Drop Off Days - Autumn 2020

To assist with fire prevention in the district, Adelaide Hills Council organises a number of free green organic drop off days throughout the year.

Council recognises that a number of residents are actively practising social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic by staying home. Knowing that working in the garden is a popular activity during this time, we have arranged for a number of additional free green organics drop off days to assist with this.

In a change from similar days in the past, our staff will not be able to assist customers with unloading organics from trailers at this time. Please follow their friendly directions to the appropriate drop off point.

Please note: All of the below dates have been confirmed, and will be going ahead unless changes to State or Federal health advice are announced. Residents will be required to unload waste themselves. Please follow our friendly staff's directions to the drop off point. 

All drop off days are conducted from 9am - 4pmProof of residency required.

​Sunday 5 April 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Saturday 18 April 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Sunday 19 April 2020
Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Saturday 2 May 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Sunday 3 May 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Wednesday 6 May 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Saturday 23 May 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield
​Saturday 13 June 2020
​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield

Service will be cancelled if a Catastrophic or Extreme Fire Danger Day is declared by the CFS.

Acceptable items: 
Clean residential green organics including grass clippings, prunings, leaves, small branches (up to 100mm diameter), and burned vegetation up to 100mm in diameter. Loads are limited to a 7x5 trailer per visit (no limit to visits made).

Unacceptable items:
Commercial or truck loads of materials, waste or hard rubbish, or proclaimed weeds including Rose, Poplar, Blackberry, Gorse, Olive, Bridal creeper, Kikuyu, Couch, and Bamboo. These can be disposed of at the Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre for a fee.

Drop off locations:

Gumeracha
Council Depot
5 John Fisher Avenue
​Woodside
Council Depot
10 Tiers Road
​Heathfield
Resource Recovery Centre
32 Scott Creek Road


For official updates about the COVID-19 pandemic we recommend that residents consult the Department of Health.

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Free green organics drop off days