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Gippsland Regional Organics is located within our Dutson Downs landholding approximately 30 kilometres east of Sale. We receive and recycle a range of liquid and solid organic waste from commercial businesses, helping to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

We provide businesses with a sustainable waste management option to treat organic waste, turning it into an Australian Standard AS4454 compost product.

Organic wastes accepted at the facility for treatment and composting include:

Reportable Priority Waste streams are required to be managed and transported via the EPA’s Waste Tracker. Priority and Industrial waste streams are required to be managed using the Gippsland Regional Organics transport waste certificates.

Reportable Priority Waste:

  • Animal Effluent (K100-L-RPW, K100-S-RPW)
  • Grease Trap (K110-L-RPW)
  • Industrial Wash Water (L200-H-L-RPW)
  • Non-toxic Salts (D300-L-RPW) liquid only subject to assessment for process
  • Oily Water (J120-L-RPW)
  • Triple Interceptor (J130-L-RPW)
  • Car & Truck Wash Water (l100-L-RPW)

Priority Waste:

  • Biosolids (K400)
  • Food Processing Effluent (K200) includes dairy liquid and sludge
  • Septic Waste (K410)
  • Vegetable Effluent (K200)

Industrial Waste:

  • Food Organics (K210)
  • Green waste (Cleaned & Shredded) (W_5)
  • Green waste FOGO (Cleaned & shredded) (W_4)
  • Poultry Manure (K220)

Contaminated soil:

We can treat Category A, B & C contaminated soil, depending on the contaminant type, using the composting process to biodegrade contaminants such as hydrocarbons. Contaminated and clean fill soils are required to be classified as per EPA Vic Soil Hazard Categorisation and Management guidelines and a laboratory report for the full EPA IWRG621 suite of analysis as well as PFAS analysis provided to the Quality Assurance team for assessment of the soil for acceptance and suitability for the compost process.

Soil Categories:

  • Category A contaminated soil (N120-S-RPW-CatA)
  • Category B contaminated soil (N120-S-RPW-CatB)
  • Category C contaminated soil (N120-S-RPW-CatC)
  • Clean fill soil (N122-S-Ind)


We operate a dedicated asbestos landfill at the facility, which is separate to the composting operation. The landfill is licenced under EPA for the receiving and burial of:

  • Asbestos (N220-S-RPW-CatC)
  • Synthetic Mineral Fibres (N230-S-RPW)
  • Ceramic Based Fibres (N230-S-RPW)

Set up an account

To dispose waste through Gippsland Regional Organics, your company will need to set up an account with us. Use the contact form below to begin this process.

Contact us

You can use the form below to send us an enquiry, alternatively call our team on 1800 050 500.

Monday to Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 11:30am
After hours: By prior arrangement
Our address is: 1954 Longford – Lochsport Rd, Dutson Downs.


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Gippsland Water supplies fresh clean drinking water to more than 70,000 customers, and wastewater services to more than 63,000 customers across an area of more than 5,000 square kilometres. It maintains a $1 billion infrastructure network, which includes more than 2,000 kilometres of water mains, 15 water treatment plants, over 1,700 kilometres of sewer mains and 14 wastewater treatment plants.

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Contact Us

55 Hazelwood Road, Traralgon, VIC, 3844

Phone: 1800 050 500

Fax: (03) 5174 0103

Interpreter service: 1313 450

TTY: 1800 555 677