Free Clean Green Waste Drop-off Days

In addition to the green organics kerbside service, you can:

  1. Drop off CLEAN green waste directly at Council's Windmill Hill Transfer Station during opening hours for a fee. This covers the cost of shredding the materials into mulch. Only clean green waste such as lawn clippings, leaves and prunings, small branches etc will be accepted.
  2. Utilise the 3 FREE CLEAN green waste days at Council's Windmill Hill Transfer Station on the dates listed below:

 The following dates have been scheduled for 2019:

  • Saturday 4 May 2019 which is generally after the fire danger season has concluded;
  • Saturday 12 October 2019 which is prior to the commencement of the fire danger season;
  • Saturday 16 November 2019 which is also prior to the commencement of the fire danger season.

Opening hours for the free clean green waste days are 8.30am-12.30pm and 1pm-4.30pm.

Advertisements will appear in the local newspaper advising further details 3 weeks prior to, and 1 week prior to each scheduled free green waste drop-off day.

What WILL be accepted:
What will NOT be accepted:
Green Tick Clean residential green organics, including:   Red Cross Commercial or truck loads of material
  Green Tick Grass clippings   Red Cross Weeds, inlcuding those listed below:
  Green Tick Prunings     Red Cross  Bamboo Red Cross Horehound
  Green Tick Leaves     Red Cross Blackberry Red Cross Kikuyu
  Green Tick Small branches up to 100mm diameter     Red Cross Boxthorn Red Cross Olive
Green Tick Loads limited to 8 x 5 trailer     Red Cross Bridal Creeper Red Cross Periwinkle
        Red Cross Cape Broom Red Cross Poplar
        Red Cross Couch Red Cross Rose
        Red Cross English Broom Red Cross Salvation Jane
        Red Cross Gorse / Fuize Red Cross Three Corner Jack
        Red Cross Hawthorn Red Cross Willow

NOTE: Declared weeds and plants will not be accepted under the Natural Resources Management Act 2004.

General weeds other than declared weeds will not be accepted as green waste where seeds are present or pose a risk to mulch quality. They will be classified as general waste to landfill.

For further information please contact the Windmill Hill Waste Transfer Station on 8388 1099.

6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200