Green Waste Facility

The Green Waste Facility (GWF) located in Canning Vale creates mulch from the clean green waste gathered by council verge collections. CLEAN GREEN WASTE is also accepted from residents and commercial operators who bring it to the Resource Recovery Group - Canning Vale on trailers (fees apply, see below).

The shredder at the facility can process over 30,000 tonnes of green waste per year. 100% of the Green Waste is recovered, with no residual waste going to landfill. By disposing of your Green Waste at the Resource Recovery Group - Canning Vale, you’ll be helping to create a more sustainable future for the region.

Clean Green Waste can be delivered direct to:
Resource Recovery Group - Canning Vale
350 Bannister Road, Canning Vale, WA, 6155

The Resource Recovery Group - Canning Vale is open 7 days a week, 8.00 to 4.00pm (except Christmas Day and New Years Day)
Telephone (admin): +61 8 9256 9555
Telephone (weighbridge): +61 8 9256 9510

The following items CAN be processed:

  • Tree loppings and shrub prunings up to 1.5 metres in length and 350mm in diameter
  • Palms (max cut lengths 1.5m)
  • Bags or boxes of leaves or grass clippings (bags and boxes must be taken away after delivery)

The following items CANNOT be processed:

  • Weeds and root materials
  • Sand and soil materials
  • Dug out lawn
  • General rubbish
  • Junk or whitegoods (these will only be collected during the annual junk verge collections)

*Town of East Fremantle only residents who hold tip/trailer passes can enter the facility with up to 1.5 cubic metres per pass. (ie – if you have 3 cubic metres, two passes are required.)

Green Waste Price Change Notice:

The SMRC has resolved to amend its fees and charges for receiving green waste from commercial contractors. Commencing from 12 July 2021 the new range of fees are $30.00 – $75.00 per tonne inc GST. Not including oversized and palms. 

Public Rates effective from 1 July 2021:

Green Waste

Green Waste Gate FeesPrice (Incl GST)
Cars, Utilities & Trailers up to 1.5 cubic metres $30.00 per entry
Cars, Utilities & Trailers up to 1.5 – 3.0 cubic metres $55.00 per entry
Trucks and Heavy Vehicles $75.00 per tonne
Trucks and Heavy Vehicles minimum entry charge $75.00 per entry
Trucks and Heavy Vehicles oversized logs > 1.5m length, 0.3m Wide $150.00 per tonne
Commercial contracts over 200 tonnes pa $30.00 – $75.00 per tonne

Palms (cut lengths 1.5m)

Green Waste Gate FeesPrice (Incl GST)
Cars, Utilities & Trailers up to 1.5 cubic metres $55.00 per entry
Cars, Utilities & Trailers up to 1.5 – 3.0 cubic metres $75.00 per entry
Trucks and Heavy Vehicles $150.00 per tonne
Trucks and Heavy Vehicles oversize > 1.5m length, 0.3m Wide $150 per tonne

Weighbridge out of use

In the event that the weighbridge is not operational, prices will be calculated by weight.

Green Waste Gate FeesPrice (Incl GST)
Uncompacted green waste (heavy vehicle) $30.00 per wheel
Compacted green waste (heavy vehicle) $40.00 per wheel
Cars and Trailers over 3.0m3 $75.00 per entry