Donate to charity
If you have items in good condition that you no longer need, you should consider donating them to a charity. Use the Recycling Near You website to find a charity near you.
Sell it at a market or online
You can sell your unused items at a market, swap meet or an online marketplace. Some common online market places include:
Visit events to find upcoming markets and swap meets.
Find a recycling site
You can find your closest recycling centre for a huge variety of items on the Recycling Near You website.
The Sustainability Victoria website has a number of tips for disposing common household items.
Drop it off at a recycle centre or transfer station
Nearby recycling centres and transfer stations are:
- Hampton Park Transfer Station
- Future Recycling Transfer Station
- Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre
- Lysterfield Transfer Station
- Pakenham Tip
- Smart Recycling
Detox your home
Detox your home is a free service where you can dispose of unwanted toxic household materials without harming your health or the environment. The collected items are recycled for recovery and diverted from landfill. There are both mobile collection events and permanent drop-off sites.
Other options to dispose of unwanted items
You can find a list of common items and where you can take them for recycling or disposal.