Bowser Landfill

Bowser Landfill is licensed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to take only putrescible and solid inert waste and only from commercial operators. This includes domestic and commercial waste, supermarket processing and food waste, garden waste, demolition material, concrete, bricks, timber, plastic, glass, metals, bitumen, trees, uncontaminated fill and shredded tyres.

With the exception of asbestos (see below) domestic users should take waste which cannot be collected as part of the weekly kerbside collection to a Transfer Station.


Coleman Road, Bowser
Phone: (03) 5722 0888

Opening Times

Weekdays: 8.00am-3.30pm  Saturdays: 8.00am-10.30am Public Holidays: normal operating hours CLOSED on Christmas Day and Good Friday

Asbestos Disposal

The facility is also licensed to receive asbestos and Category C waste. Deposits of asbestos and Category C waste can only be made by appointment.

Bowser landfill can only accept asbestos from householders and commercial businesses by appointment.

Please call the Landfill Operator for more information on 5722 0888.

Bowser landfill cannot accept liquid or prescribed waste e.g. paint, oil, chemicals, mattresses and whole tyres.  Penalties will apply if items of this type are dumped at the landfill.

Disposal Fees

* Please note minimum charges apply for loads delivered under one tonne

Bowser Landfill per tonne
(for waste deposited by approved commercial cartage contractors only)
general public entry not permitted
(prices include GST) 

Prices applicable from July 1, 2020

Waste Administration fee (Landfill & Transfer station) $ 34.00
Type of Waste  
General Waste $ 240.00
Recyclable Materials
(concrete/timber/ trunks/branches)
$ 49.00
Green Waste (grass/small clippings) $ 49.00
Metal FREE
Category C Contaminated Soil $ 295.00
Asbestos $ 262.00
Uncontaminated Fill Material FREE
Non conforming waste
ie. tyres, mattress, ewaste, liquid and oils,
and illegal asbestos
$ 170.00

Loads of general waste greater than 3 cubic metres will not be accepted at any transfer station unless prior written approval is obtained. 

These should be disposed of at the landfill.

Prices include EPA Landfill Levies as required under the Environment Protection Act 1970.