Rubbish and Recycling Management

Falls Creek Alpine Resort is making a commitment to the sustainable management of recycling and waste at Falls Creek.

Our goal: We are aiming to divert 80% of waste from landfill by 2030 in alignment with the target set by the state government.

Strategy: To achieve our goal waste and recycling at Falls Creek will now be separated into organics, glass, mixed recycling and waste.

Impact: Separating organic waste will remove 50% of our waste from landfill. More than 60% of recycling is glass and separating it will aid in the recycling of this material.

Community action: Many of our stakeholders already correctly separating their waste, by winter 2024 everyone will be expected to separate their waste correctly. 

Let’s work together to reduce, reuse, and keep valuable resources out of landfill.

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Falls Creek Community Recycling Station

Falls Creek Alpine Resort has a community recycling station located downstairs of the Visitor Information Centre for special items that can be recycled.

You can drop off the following items: Pens and markers, small e-waste items and oral/eye care products

Safety Equipment and Protective Gear

There is also a safety equipment and protective gear collection box for the disposal of: safety goggles, disposable garments/masks, ear plugs and disposable gloves.

Check out the Safety Equipment & Protective Gear fact sheet for more information.

Recycling and waste reduction programs

There are many ways you can reduce your waste and impact on the environment. 

Reduce your plastic waste by signing up to: Plastic Free July

Learn how to dispose of toxic household items: Detox your home

Find out more about the Victorian Government's ban on single-use plastics: Single use plastic ban

See how the new Container Deposit Scheme is going to work: Container deposit scheme.


Information for school groups

To learn more about the alpine environment and how the Alpine Resorts recycle food waste you can check out the Alpine Food Waste Series: 

Alpine Food Waste Series Episode 1: A Unique Place

Alpine Food Waste Series Episode 2: Our Impact

Alpine Food Waste Series Episode 3: Beauty and Balance

The Alpine Food Waste Series is an initiative of North East councils and alpine resorts in partnership with the North East Waste & Resource Recovery Group.

Staff training resources

For stakeholders there is a staff training package to assist you with educating your staff on the recycling and rubbish management practices within Falls Creek Alpine Resort. 

Click to download the most current Staff Training Package 

Click to download latest waste and recycling posters