Your waste service

Click on the links below for more information on waste services for houses, apartments and commercial premises.

Waste services for houses

Description

Rate Code

Bins

FrequencyOf Collection

120L waste bin full Service (standard houses service)

WstRes120S

120L Waste, 240L Paper Recycling, 240L Mixed Recycling, 360L Green waste

waste and green waste is weekly

recycling services are fortnightly

240L waste bin full Service (with larger 240L waste bin)

WstRes240S

240L Waste, 240L Paper Recycling, 240L Mixed Recycling, 360L Green waste

waste and green waste is weekly

recycling services are fortnightly

120L waste bin with recycling service (no green waste bin or collection)

WstRes120N

120L Waste, 240L Paper Recycling, 240L Mixed Recycling

waste is weekly

recycling is fortnightly

240L waste bin with recycling service (no green waste bin or collection)

WstRes240N

240L Waste, 240L Paper Recycling, 240L Mixed Recycling

waste is weekly

recycling is fortnightly

2nd Greenwaste bin 360L

WstResGrnA

Per 360L green waste bin

 weekly

Additional 120L waste volume increments

WstRes120A

Per 120L waste bin

weekly


Waste services for apartments

The waste entitlement per unit property is:

120L of waste per week - provided as 1x240L shared between 2 units or 1x660L shared between 5.5 units.

120L of recycling per week - provided as 1x240L paper shared between 4 units & 1x240L mixed recycling shared between 4 units or 660L bins paper shared between 11 units. Mixed recycling bins are not available in 660L bins.


Description

Rate Code

Bins

Frequency Of Collection

Residential Waste Charge Home Unit 120L

WstRes120U

Shared 240L or 660L waste and recycling bins (green waste is option for fee)

Weekly

Residential Waste Charge Home Unit 240L

WstRes240U

240L Waste for individual unit and shared recycling bins (green waste is option for fee)

Weekly

Units Optional Green waste bin

Non Rate

Per 360Lgreen waste bin (charged separately to property rates)

Weekly

Service charges can be viewed on the Waste Management Service Charge page.

Commercial waste services

What goes in which bin?

These lists aren't exhaustive, so contact us if you're not sure what to put in your bins.

Please note: 100kg weight limit applies to all bins.

Do you want to recycle something that is not listed? Try searching www.recyclingnearyou.com.au

Red/grey lid bin - non recyclable household waste

Put it in

Food waste (if you don't compost), plastic bags and wrap, packing foam and foam meat trays, nappies, sawdust (must be bagged)

Leave it out

Car batteries, paints and chemicals, soil and rocks, building materials, gas bottles, hot ash, recyclables

Tips

You can drop off chemical waste at our regular Chemical CleanOuts. You can also recycle TVs and computers at Kimbriki or Sita sites.

Blue lid bin - paper recycling

Put it in

Newspapers and magazines, office paper and envelopes (including window faced), telephone books, clean cardboard such as egg and milk cartons and clean pizza boxes.

Leave it out

Nappies, food-soiled paper and cardboard, waxed cardboard, plastic bags.

Tips

Flatten, crush or tear up boxes, and ensure you remove plastic wrap from junk mail and newspapers. Plastic bags can be recycled at some supermarkets – check with yours.

Yellow lid bin - mixed recycling

Put it in

Plastic bottles and containers from the kitchen, bathroom and laundry, steel and aluminium cans (including aerosols), empty dry paint tins, glass bottles and jars, foil-lined milk and juice cartons.

Leave it out

Window or mirror glass, plastic toys, crockery, porcelain, ceramics, plastic bags and wrap, packing foam, foam food trays, paint tins containing paint.

Tips

Rinse out bottles, cans and jars; remove tops and lids from bottles and jars; and flatten containers. Plastic bags and packets can be recycled at some supermarkets – check with yours.

Green lid bin - green waste

Put it in

Leaf litter, grass, weeds, small branches up to 150mm in diameter and 600mm in length, bush and hedge trimmings.

Leave it out

Food scraps, soil, rocks, treated timber, large branches, building materials, plastic, garden tools, flower pots, soiled paper.

Tips

Need help disposing of prunings? Check out our mobile chipping service. You even get to keep the mulch for reuse on your garden!

Bin stickers

These stickers for your bin lids make it easy to decide what to put in each bin. You'll need some blank A4 labels to print onto.

Read more on bin collection days and ordering extra bins

Read more on Council's waste strategy