Free Green Organics Drop Off Days – Summer 2020

To assist with fire prevention in the district, Adelaide Hills Council organises a number of free green organic drop off days throughout the year. Additional upcoming dates, in response to the Cudlee Creek Fire, are listed below.

All drop off days are conducted from 9am – 4pm. Proof of residency required.

​Friday 24 January 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield

​Saturday 25 January 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside

​Sunday 26 January 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside

​Monday 27 January 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside

​Friday 31 January 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield

​Saturday 1 February 2020

​Gumeracha, Woodside, Heathfield

​Sunday 2 February 2020

Gumeracha, ​Woodside, Heathfield

​Saturday 15 February 2020


​Sunday 16 February 2020


Service will be cancelled if a Catastrophic or Extreme Fire Danger Day is declared by the CFS.

Acceptable items: 

Clean residential green organics including grass clippings, prunings, leaves, small branches (up to 100mm diameter), and burned vegetation up to 100mm in diameter. Loads are limited to a 7×5 trailer per visit (no limit to visits made).

Unacceptable items:

Commercial or truck loads of materials, waste or hard rubbish, or proclaimed weeds including Rose, Poplar, Blackberry, Gorse, Olive, Bridal creeper, Kikuyu, Couch, and Bamboo. These can be disposed of at the Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre for a fee.

Drop off locations:


Council Depot

5 John Fisher Avenue


Council Depot

10 Tiers Road


Resource Recovery Centre

32 Scott Creek Road

Residents who have been directly impacted by the Cudlee Creek Fire can also access a number of waste management services relating to recovery and clean up. Click here for all the details.

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