Watkins Road Transfer Station and Recycling Centre

Opening Information


Watkins Road Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Centre

Lot 512, Watkins Road, Mundijong, WA, 6123

Location of Watkins Road Transfer Station and Recycling Centre

Opening hours:

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed

7.30am-6.30pm (last entry 6.15pm)

Friday 7.30am-6.30pm (last entry 6.15pm)
Saturday 7.30am-6.30pm (last entry 6.15pm)
Sunday Closed

Entry is for Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale residents. Proof of residency is required. No commercial waste accepted. Strictly no asbestos products.


Will there be a cost to access the Transfer Station?

Access is free to Shire residents all year round. However, some items that require specialist disposal may incur a small fee e.g. Tyres, car batteries.  Any charges for tyres or items that require specialist disposal at the Waste Transfer Station are being postponed until July 1, 2021.

What days will the facility be open?

The facility will initially be open 7.30am-6.30pm, Thursday to Saturday with last entry at 6.15pm.

Will I need a tip pass to access the facility?

No, tip passes will not be required, just proof of identity and Shire address.

Will the facility accept commercial waste?

No, the facility is for household waste items only. Further information on accepted items is provided in the below FAQ.

What items will / will not be accepted?


The following items are accepted at the Watkins Road Transfer Station and Recycling Centre.

Unlimited entries to dispose of green waste.

Items include:

  • branches and stumps (less than 300mm in diameter)
  • lawn clippings (no lawn sod or soil)
  • leaves 
  • prunings

Unlimited entries to dispose of agreed recyclable materials.

Items include:

  • batteries – dry cell and lead acid
  • clothing and blankets
  • cardboard (with no plastic wrapping, packaging, polystyrene or styrofoam)  
  • e-waste - including computers, DVD players, heaters, printers, radios, televisions, vacuums and small electrical household items
  • fluorescent globes
  • gas bottles
  • metal of any type (cut to a maximum of 1.5m length, width, height and not solid)
  • mobile phones 
  • paper 
  • plastics (any with a recycle symbol)
  • polypipe / irrigation pipes
  • vehicle tyres (passenger car or motorcycle – maximum of 8 per household)
  • whitegoods - includes air-conditioners, dishwashers, hot water systems, microwaves, ovens, hotplates, washers, refrigerators and freezers (these do not need to be degassed as this will be done on-site)
  • wood timber products (no MDF or chipboard)

Unlimited entries for additional general waste materials. 

Items include:

  • car parts (no bodies)   
  • dvd discs and video tapes 
  • general household items (includes sofas, bed bases and furniture)
  • gyprock
  • mattresses 
  • plaster board 
  • polystyrene or styrofoam 

All loads must be secured / suitably restrained.

Not Accepted

The following items are NOT accepted at the Watkins Road Transfer Station and Recycling Centre.

  • ammonia 
  • asbestos
  • bleach
  • car bodies 
  • coolant (vehicle)
  • cement powder 
  • chemicals and acids
  • cockroach baits and bombs 
  • construction waste
  • engine oils 
  • explosives
  • fats or cooking oil - call Fataway on 9274 7668
  • fertiliser 
  • fire extinguishers
  • flares 
  • food waste 
  • flammable liquids and kerosene 
  • garden chemicals and poisons 
  • hardiflex 
  • hazardous needles and sharps 
  • kerosene
  • kitty litter
  • lawn sod
  • liquids
  • medical waste
  • mixed waste
  • nappies - used 
  • paints (solid or liquid) - including empty tins and lids - call Paintback on 1300 390 380
  • putrescible waste
  • sand or soil 
  • smoke detectors 
  • super six panels 
  • tree stumps (greater than 300mm)
  • X-Rays - call CMA Ecocycle on 9302 6887 or Shred-X on 1300 747 339

No mixed loads accepted. Strictly no asbestos products.

No commercial waste is accepted at this site. The nearest facility is located at: Armadale Landfill and Recycling facility, 145 Hopkinson Road, Hilbert.

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale reserve the right to refuse entry.

Will there be assistance provided at the facility?

Yes, the facility will be manned at all times, assistance and direction will be provided for all users.

Will the facility be safe for my family to visit i.e. children / pets?

The facility will meet all the required safety standards, however, no pets / animals will be allowed on the site and its strongly recommended children remain in the vehicle at all times, as heavy plant and equipment will be in use. CCTV will be in use at all times.

Will there be a tip shop?

It is envisioned that there will be a tip shop. This is currently being investigated with more details to come.

What options are there for residents who can't get their waste to the transfer station?

At the June Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to procure and provide four trailers to assist residents transporting their waste materials to the Transfer Station. In addition, Council  resolved to establish a policy for an on demand collection, for residents who were physically impaired and could not transport their waste to the Transfer Station.

A Draft On Demand Bulk Waste Collections and Free Trailer Policy has been developed and will be presented to the December Ordinary Council Meeting for Council consideration.

Further information will be provided once this draft policy has been considered.

Will there still be a green waste and hard waste verge collection service?

No. As per the Shire's Waste Management Strategy 2020-2024 a review was conducted in to the green waste and hard waste verge collection service with a decision made to re-open the Waste Transfer Station free of charge to local residents in favour of the verge collection service.


Waste Management Strategy 2020-2024

Council Policy 3.3.6 - On Demand Bulk Waste Collections