Waste Transfer Stations - Clare & RIverton

4 Gleeson Street CLARE SA 5453 | After Hours: (08) 8842 6400 | Click to email

Clare Waste Transfer Station

Residents may dispose of waste at the Clare Waste Transfer Station for no cost during operating hours.

It is located approx 1 km from Clare on Benny's Hill Road. Turn west at the southern roundabout on Victoria Road which leads straight to the Station.  The transfer station is no longer open on Saturdays and has extended hours on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.


Rules & Conditions

1   All loads need to be segregated before entering the Transfer Station
2Waste to be unloaded as directed by the attendant
3Free dumping limited to household amounts (utility/small trailer/ute load/boot load)
4Free dumping requires proof of residence with Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council via card issued by Council
5Larger quantities and commercial waste are subject to fees as per the business rate table below
6Dead animals not accepted
7Scavenging is not allowed
8Owners are responsible for removing any confidential private data before disposal of E-Waste.  Once disposed of, no items are to be returned or reused


Scrap metal, electrical appliances, e-waste, paper/cardboard, timber, green waste, car/truck batteries, glass, mattresses, empty fire extinguishers, waste oil/plastic oil containers, empty gas cylinders, clean drums, household (kitchen) waste

Waste Not Accepted

Ammunition/explosives/flares, asbestos, chemicals, cooking oil, paint tins, hazardous waste liquid waste, noxious weeds, dead animals, soil, commercial loads of construction & demolition materials, tyres.

drumMUSTER Chemical Containers

Empty chemical containers can be recycled at the Clare Waste Transfer Station every Thursday and Friday during normal opening times. Up to 20 drums can be dropped off at a time, while larger amounts need to be advised in advance so an additional staff member can be on site to assist. Call Council on 8842 6400 if more than 20 drums are planned to be brought in.

Containers must be triple rinsed with lids removed. Metal containers must be punctured through the top and bottom. For more information about eligible containers and cleanliness standards, see the drumMUSTER website: http://www.drummuster.org.au/

Free "e-waste" Service for Residents

Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council residents can now safely recycle their electronic waste without charge. Approved items can be dropped off free of charge during normal opening times.

Items of e-waste which can be dropped off for recycling include unwanted computer equipment, printers, scanners, game consoles, video recorders and DVD players, whitegoods and household appliances, power tools, radios, stereo equipment, non-computer batteries and televisions. These items will be recycled and used in manufacturing new products instead of going to landfill.


Tyres are NOT accepted at the Clare Waste Transfer station. The tyre retailers in Clare will accept tyres for a fee.  The retailers are Clare Tyres, Bridgestone Tyres and Goodyear Tyres.

Fees Apply for Businesses ONLY (rates as of 1 July 2019)

Riverton Satellite Waste Transfer Station

Residents may dispose of waste at the Riverton Satellite Waste Transfer Station for no cost during operating hours.

The Transfer Station is located at 15 Bruce Road, Riverton and is open fortnightly on Sundays.

Note: The Riverton Waste Transfer Station will be CLOSED ON CATASTROPHIC FIRE BAN DAYS and CHRISTMAS DAY

Operating Dates - Open 10am till 2pm


18 April

2 May

16 May

30 May

13 June

27 June

11 July

25 July

8 August

22 August

5 September

19 September

3 October

17 October

31 October

14 November

28 November


Bins for general waste, cardboard and paper, green waste, and larger items of general waste (timber, steel, etc.). All waste must fit in the allocated bins. If waste does not fit in the bin, it cannot be accepted.

Waste Not Accepted

Batteries, chemical drums, e-waste, oil, concrete, tyres, hazardous waste, commercial waste quantities, mattresses and large furniture pieces.