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 2017/2018

The Lynton Green Organics Drop-off Facility is open from 9 am to 3 pm 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 2017/2018

Council will provide 10 free green waste days to assist residents prepare their properties for each upcoming Fire Danger Season. In addition Council will provide one free green waste day in January and February to assist residents with maintaining their properties during the Season.

The 2017/2018 open dates for Lynton Green Organics Drop off Facility are:

Saturday 30 September 2017
Saturday 7 October 2017
Saturday 21 October 2017
Monday 30 October 2017 - FREE
Saturday 4 November 2017- FREE
Monday 6 November 2017 - FREE
Saturday 11 November 2017 - FREE
Monday 13 November 2017 - FREE
Saturday 18 November 2017 - FREE
Monday 20 November 2017 - FREE
Saturday 25 November 2017 - FREE
Monday 27 November 2017 - FREE
Saturday 2 December 2017 - FREE
Saturday 16 December 2017
Saturday 6 January 2018 - FREE
Saturday 20 January 2018
Saturday 3 February 2018 - FREE
Saturday 17 February 2018
Saturday 3 March 2018
Saturday 17 March 2018
Saturday 31 March 2018
Disposal Fees (until 30 June 2018)

Only cash accepted. No EFTPOS or credit card facilities available. Fees are subject to change.

car boot/station wagon$13.00
6 x 4 trailer - flat load$21.00
6 x 4 trailer - piled load$30.00
6 x 4 trailer - railed$38.00
7 x 5 trailer - flat load$38.00
7 x 5 trailer - piled load$50.00
7 x 5 trailer - railed$63.00
8 x 5 trailer - flat load$50.00
8 x 5 trailer - piled load$60.00
8 x 5 trailer - railed$90.00
Utility and vans$36.00
Larger than 8 x 5 - flat load$66.00
Larger than 8 x 5 - piled load or railed$105.00

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 mitcham@mitchamcouncil.sa.gov.au

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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