Lynton Green Organics

In the City of Mitcham you have three options for disposing of organic material:

  • Set up a compost bin or worm farm.
  • Utilise the green organics kerbside collection service.
  • Take garden waste to Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility.

Mitcham residents can take excess organic material such as tree and shrub prunings (branches no larger than 200mm (8 inches) in diameter), grass cuttings and clippings to the Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility, Beagle Terrace at Lynton. Soil will not be accepted. This service is not available for commercial operators.

Open Days 2018/2019

The Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility is open from 9am to 3pm on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of each month (excluding public holidays). Fees apply and proof of residency within the City of Mitcham is required.

The Facility is located within the Higher Fire Risk Area and will be closed where Extreme and Catastrophic fire danger ratings are issued by the South Australian Country Fire Service. The facility will also be closed on days when the expected temperature is 37 degrees celsius or above.

Free Green Waste Days 2018/2019

Council will provide 12 free green waste days to assist residents prepare their properties for each upcoming Fire Danger Season. These include 10 free days throughout October, November and December to assist residents prepare for each upcoming Fire Danger Season and 2 free days in January and February to assist residents with maintaining their properties during the season.

The 2018/2019 free open dates for Lynton Green Organics Drop off Facility are:

Monday, 15 October 2018 - Free
Saturday, 20 October 2018 - Free
Monday, 29 October 2018 - Free
Saturday, 3 November 2018 - Free
Monday, 12 November 2018 - Free
Saturday, 17 November 2018  - Free
Monday, 26 November 2018 - Free
Saturday, 1 December 2018 - Free
Monday, 10 December 2018 - Free
Saturday, 15 December 2018 - Free
Saturday, 12 January 2019 - Free
Saturday, 2 February 2019 - Free

The Lynton Dump Facility will however be closed over the Christmas Break from 16 December 2018 reopening on the 5 January 2019.

Note: Dates where the dump is open, but not listed above, will incur regular fees (as below). These dates includes 5 January 2019 and 19 January 2019. As of the 16 February 2019 the dump will be open as usual and regular fees will apply.

Disposal Fees (until 30 June 2019)

EFTPOS, credit cards and cash accepted. Fees are subject to change.  

car boot/station wagon$14.00
6 x 4 trailer - flat load$23.00
6 x 4 trailer - piled load$33.00
6 x 4 trailer - railed$42.00
7 x 5 trailer - flat load$42.00
7 x 5 trailer - piled load$55.00
7 x 5 trailer - railed$69.00
8 x 5 trailer - flat load$55.00
8 x 5 trailer - piled load$66.00
8 x 5 trailer - railed$99.00
Utility and vans$40.00
Larger than 8 x 5 - flat load$73.00
Larger than 8 x 5 - piled load or railed$115.00

All green organic material collected is transported to a commercial composting contractor and turned into mulch. In 2015/2016 a total of 1,082 tonnes of green organic material was diverted from landfill through residents and Council using the Green Organics Drop-off Facility.  

For further information on Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility contact Mitcham Council on 8372 8888 or email

Contact Us

Tel 08 8372 8888

Fax 08 8372 8101

Email Us

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Locate Us

PO Box 21

Mitcham Shopping Centre

Torrens Park SA 5062

131 Belair Road

Torrens Park SA 5062


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