Waste Types & Details
Household & Domestic Waste
Household Waste Accepted
- Car bodies
- Electronic waste
- Accepted electronic waste items include:
- Desktop PC
- Laptop PC
- Hard drives
- Computer mice
- Computer power supplies
- Network and memory cards
- Floppy disc and CD / DVD drives
Please note that the following items are not recyclable:
- Window Panes & Shower Cubicle Glass
Hazardous Waste NOT Accepted
- Automotive fluids (coolant, brake fluid)
- Batteries – car, truck and household batteries
- Car care products
- Chemicals, pesticides & herbicides
- Flammable liquids
- Fluorescent lights
- Gas cylinders
- Old art supplies
- Paint thinners
- Pool chemicals
- Pressurized gas cylinders
- Scheduled poisons S2-S7
Construction & Commercial Waste
General commercial waste, green waste and special commercial wastes classes II to V waste and concrete encapsulated class V waste.
- Brick / Concrete
- Clean Fill
- Contaminated Soil
Contaminated Commercial Waste Accepted
We accept a range of solid wastes including Class I, II, III and IV wastes; this includes contaminated soils, industrial process wastes, treated timber and asbestos.
Asbestos & Asbestos Cement
Asbestos is classified as a Type 1 special waste.
Types of Asbestos
Non-friable is the most common form of asbestos and includes a range of asbestos cement products such as fencing and roofing sheets, as well as vinyl asbestos tiles. Non-friable asbestos has a binder that holds the asbestos fibres in a solid matrix.
Friable asbestos products are generally quite loose and, when dry, can be crumbled into fine material or dust with very light pressure, such as crushing with your hand. These products usually contain high levels of asbestos (up to 100% in some cases), which is loosely held in the product so that the asbestos fibres are easily released into the air. Bonded asbestos products that have been damaged or badly weathered (including hail damage), may also become friable.
Class I Waste
- Clean fill – material that has no harmful effect on the environment and consists of rocks or soil arising from the excavation of undisturbed material such as clay, gravel, sand and soil.
- Type 1 inert waste – non-hazardous and non-biodegradable waste such as bricks, concrete and asphalt waste resulting from road construction.
- Type 2 inert waste – non-biodegradable organic materials, such as shredded tyres, that are flammable and require special management to reduce the risk of fires.
- Type 3 inert waste – material from licensed secondary waste treatment plants.
- Contaminated solid wastes specified for class I landfills – waste that is generally capable of being moved by a spade at normal temperatures and does not contain, or is comprised of, any free liquids or liquids that may be released during transport.
- Type 1 special waste – asbestos waste that is regarded as hazardous but which, with special management techniques, may be disposed of safely.
Class II Waste
- Includes all class I wastes, except for type 3 inert waste
- Putrescible waste – waste that is likely to become putrid such as food and plant materials.
- Type 2 special waste – biomedical waste that does not require incineration and which is approved for supervised burial.
- Contaminated solid waste specified for class II landfills.
Class III & IV Waste
Class III waste includes all Class I and Class II wastes plus additional contaminated solid wastes which meet specific criteria for Class III landfills and require specific license conditions.
Class IV waste includes all of the above plus further additional contaminated solid wastes. Red Hill is the only waste management facility in the Perth metropolitan area licensed to receive Class IV waste.