Taylors Road Landfill Smart Cell®

Veolia Taylors Road Landfill Smart Cell®

The Taylors Road smart cell® (highly engineered landfill) located in Dandenong South, about 30km south-east of Melbourne, Victoria. It was the first fully engineered smart cell® in Australia!
This smart cell® is an important public resource for Victoria as it accepts waste from municipal, commercial and industrial sources.

Contact Taylors Road landfill

*This site is not open to the public.

890 Taylors Road, Dandenong South VIC 3175

Taylors Road Enquiries: 03 9702 8111
General Enquiries: 13 13 35

Open hours:

All loads must be approved and booked with the facility

Taylors Road Engineered landfill:
Monday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday:7:00am – 3:00pm

Thursday:7:00am – 3:00pm
Friday:7:00am – 3:00pm

(outside the hours by arrangement)
Saturday: By arrangement
Sunday: By arrangement


Keep up to date with our holiday operating hours here.

Restricted hours may apply on some public holidays. For information regarding opening hours, fees, acceptance criteria or other site-specific information, please submit our online enquiry form or call Customer Service on 13 13 35.

What is on-site at Taylors Road landfill

  • Taylors Road Engineered Landfill
  • Veolia Ventia Joint Venture Soil processing Facility

Taylors Road Landfill Community Reference Group

The Group provides a forum for discussion and feedback between the Veolia project team and representatives of the community and local councils on matters relating to the Taylors Road facility. This facilitates community awareness of the operations, environmental performance and any development of the facility, and fosters understanding and cooperation to minimise the impact of the facility on the local community. The CRG is not a decision-making body; it performs an advisory and consultative role.

If you are interested in knowing more, please contact Currie for a copy of the Terms of Reference and nomination form.

Taylors Road Engineered Landfill

Veolia's Taylors Road smart cell® is the only facility in Victoria licensed to receive a broad range of solid Prescribed Industrial Waste (PIW, often referred to as hazardous waste) classified as Category B in accordance to EPA Victoria's Industrial Waste Resource Guidelines.

The site has been specifically designed to include a variety of environmental protection measures including strict waste acceptance and handling procedures, side and basal liner systems, collection and treatment of leachate (wastewater generated within the smart cell®), collection and use of biogas, groundwater and surface water management, and detailed environmental monitoring and reporting.

These measures meet or exceed requirements set out in the facility's operating licences issued by the EPA.


Taylors Road Landfill policy

Site not open to public


Payment methods:

  • Customer account (criteria of eligibility)


Accepted Waste Types:

  • Contaminated waste
  • Liquid waste

SVJV Soil Processing Facility

Our Taylors Road site is now hosting a Newly commissioned join venture for soil processing facility: Veolia Ventia Joint Venture.

SVJV Soil Processing Facility policy

Site not open to public

Payment methods:

  • Customer account (criteria of eligibility)

Accepted waste types:

  • Soil

Responsible Environmental Management

Veolia is serious about environmental management at all our sites and facilities. The procedures in place at our Taylors Road smart cell® has seen it become the first Victorian facility to achieve Environmental Management certification to International Standard ISO14001.

The site has also achieved accreditation under the Australian Standard AS4801 for its Occupational Health and Safety system.

Green Energy

The smart cell® also give back to the community through the production of energy. The site provides green energy to over 2,000 homes across the City of Casey. This energy is produced from biogas captured onsite, converted into electricity and then fed back into the powergrid, providing significant environmental benefits including reduced greenhouse gas emissions and less reliance on fossil fuels for power generation.

Waste Disposal

Any waste received at our Taylors Road smart cell® is subject to rigorous materials handling procedures including visual inspection and logging of all material on its arrival at the weighbridge.

  • Customer disposing of prescribed waste at Taylors Road must adhere to the following procedure (for each load disposed at the smart cell®):
  • Customers must get a waste sample analysed by a certified laboratory. The laboratory forwards sampling results to Veolia so that it can be checked for compliance against its licence.
  • The customer is also required to send a reference waste sample to Veolia, which is checked against the requirements of the licence and Veolia’s environment management standards.
  • If both samples are compliant, the waste is booked in for delivery to Taylors Road facility.
  • When the vehicle arrives, a sample is taken from the load and checked against the reference sample and further on-site testing of the load sample is undertaken.
  • If compliant, the vehicle is permitted to enter the site for delivery of the waste.


Proposed Soil Processing Facility

There is a growing need in Victoria for a secure facility that will safely process and store contaminated soil from development sites across Australia.

To service this need Veolia is proposing to establish a Soil Processing Facility at its already established Taylors Road smart cell® site. The proposed site would make use of proven technology and best practice waste reduction solutions to either reduce the contamination loading of soils or produce material that can be reused, and be used by Veolia and other specialised waste service providers.


Community Management

To communicate directly with Veolia on this project, or to join the Taylors Road Community Reference Group, please contact our Victorian Stakeholder Engagement Unit.


Environment and Safety

At Veolia we take our responsibility to the safety of people and the environment seriously.
All visitors to Veolia facilities must observe site safety requirements, including wearing enclosed footwear at all times.

Veolia Environment Report Hotline

Veolia has a dedicated Environment Report Hotline for anyone living, or working, near one of our facilities in New South Wales and Victoria.

The hotline has been set up to receive feedback on environmental matters which are sometimes associated with recycling and waste management facilities – like odours, noise, dust and mud tracking.

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your call will always be answered by a real person - not just an automated message - who will enter your feedback and forward it immediately to the staff at the facility. This allows us to take immediate action to determine the cause of any concerns you may have, and gives us the best chance of rectifying the situation quickly.
A Veolia employee will endeavour to contact you within 24 hours with feedback on your report.

To provide your feedback, please call:
NSW/VIC - 1800 ENV REP (1800 368 737)


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