A-Z guide to waste and recycling

Check our A-Z guide to find out how to recycle or dispose of unwanted items in Mount Alexander Shire.

For more information download the Guide to residential recycling and waste(PDF, 2MB).

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  • All types of batteries, including household batteries, should be taken to the Castlemaine and Maldon transfer stations. Batteries should be separated from other waste, and disposal is free-of-charge.

Under no circumstances should batteries be placed in household rubbish and recycling bins. Fires occur regularly as a result of batteries being placed in rubbish bins. 


  • Donate items in good condition to charity, or
  • Put in your recycling bin (yellow).
  • Books can also be deposited free-of-charge in the mixed recycling at our transfer stations.



  • Plastic and metal bottle tops go in the recycling bin (yellow).


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