Waste facilities

Davis Road Recycling and Waste Management Facility

Davis Road, Witchcliffe
Phone 08 9780 5677
Monday to Sunday: 8.00am-4.00pm
Public Holidays: 8.00am-4.00pm
Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Transfer stations

Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Cowaramup Bay Road, Cowaramup

Smart Card access only 8am-4pm 7 days a week

Poole Road, Kudardup

Smart Card access only 8am-4pm 7 days a week

Bessell Road, Rosa Brook

Smart Card access only 8am-4pm 7 days a week

Beck Road, Alexandra Bridge

Smart Card access only 8am-4pm 7 days a wee

Drop Off Recycling

The following items should be placed in your yellow lidded bin for recycling

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Rigid Plastic bottles and containers  
  • Metal cans, tins & foil
  • Cardboard, magazines and paper (not shredded)

Make your recycling count

Place materials loose in the bin

Bagged or boxed recycling will not be sorted and may end up in landfill.

Ensure recyclables are clean and empty

Items will be rejected by the recycler if they are full or too dirty.

Remove lids from jars and bottles

Lids are often made from different materials than the container they are on. When you leave a lid on it degrades the quality of the material and makes it harder to recycle.

Davis Road Recycling and Waste Management Facility will accept the following -

  • Mixed scrap metals
  • Whitegoods (degassed) 
  • Gas bottles (require bleeding and removal of the valve stems prior to acceptance) 
  • Used motor oil 
  • Bulk cardboard
  • Separated glass

Green waste

Residents are encouraged to separate garden waste (green waste) from their household refuse which can be disposed of at the Davis Road Recycling and Waste Management Facility. 

All green waste must be free from any contamination otherwise general waste disposal charges will apply.

Transfer Station Smart Card Access

Rural residents who have a habitable dwelling on their property and do not receive a kerbside collection are provided with a Rural Domestic Waste Pass. The annual fee for the rural domestic waste pass is $111

The Rural Domestic Waste Pass can be used for up to 52 disposals of 0.25 cubic metres, the equivalent of a wheelie bin, of household domestic waste.

Domestic waste is defined as being typically household waste suitable for disposal via a normal kerbside waste bin collection. 

Household waste considered to not meet the criteria such as mattresses, settees, cupboards etc will be charged in accordance with current Shire disposal fees and charges.  The pass is not to be used by commercial businesses.

Passes are assigned to properties based on their locality. If you are assigned a pass for a waste facility that you do not use please contact our team on (08) 9780 5255 to update your preferences. 

DrumMUSTER Program 

Developed with the environment in mind, the drumMUSTER program collects and recycles eligible, pre-cleaned agricultural and veterinary chemical containers.

DrumMUSTER is a national product stewardship program that is supported by agvet chemical manufacturers, industry stakeholders which includes member and farming associations, state and local governments. Working hand-in-hand with local Councils and other collection agencies, drumMUSTER has established collection facilities all over Australia and since its inception in 1998 the program has recycled over 20 million containers.

Once the containers have been collected, they are recycled into re-usable products such as wheelie bins, road signs, fence posts and bollards.

The drumMUSTER is a free service which benefits the user, the environment, industry and the wider community by providing a reliable, cost effective and sustainable option for the recycling of empty eligible agvet chemical containers. Drums with the drumMUSTER logo can be returned to the Davis Road Recycling and Waste Management Facility only.  Please contact the the Gate Attendant prior to bringing in your drums.

Waste disposal charges 2021/22

Waste Item 


Domestic recycling - sorted and separated 

No Charge

Mixed general waste - minimum charge (per wheelie bin)


Mixed general waste (per 1m3)


Green waste - minimum charge (up to 2m3)


Green waste (per m3 exceeding 2m3)


Green waste - contaminated (per m3)


Mattress/Base - single, inner steel spring (each)


Mattress/Base - double/queen, inner steel spring (each)


Mattress/Base - king, inner steel spring (each)


Fridges, air-cons, freezers (each)


Fridge/freezer dual commercial unit (each)


Tyres residential - car/4WD no rim (each)


Tyres residential - car/4WD with rim (each)


Tyres residential - motorbike (each)


Domestic animals (each)


Farm animals (each)


Asbestos - (per m3)


Asbestos - minimum charge (small bundle)


Motor vehicle body - no tyres


Caravans/boats actual cost (per m3)

Actual cost/POA

Problematic mixed bulk waste - skip bin (per m3)


Commercial glass - skip bin (per m3)


Commercial paper/cardboard - skip bin (per m3)


Commercial green waste (per m3)


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Contact the Shire

Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512


66 Allnut Terrace
Tues, Wed, Thurs
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255


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