Free Green Organics Drop Off Days

To assist with fire prevention, Adelaide Hills Council organises a number of free green organic drop off days throughout the year. Outside of these dates disposal of green organics at the Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre will incur a fee.

Next scheduled free green organics drop off days
All 9am – 4pm in Heathfield, Woodside and Gumeracha
Proof of residency required

Saturday 8 January 2022
Sunday 9 January 2022
Saturday 22 January 2022
Sunday 23 January 2022
Sunday 6 February 2022
Saturday 19 February 2022
Sunday 20 February 2022
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Saturday 19 March 2022
Wednesday 23 March 2022
Saturday 9 April 2022
Sunday 10 April 2022
Saturday 14 May 2022

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). Loads are limited to a 7x5 trailer size (no limit to visits made).

Unacceptable items:
Commercial or truck loads of materials, waste or hard rubbish, and Declared or serious environmental weeds. Click here for a comprehensive list of organics that are not accepted. If you have access to a kerbside green organics bin the items listed in the document can be placed in there. Green bin waste is composted whereas material collected during drop off days is mulched.

Drop off locations:

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

Council acknowledges that we conduct our business on the traditional lands and waters of the Peramangk and Kaurna people. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging as the Custodians of this ancient and beautiful land.
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