Each residence is provided with one 140 litre red-lidded garbage bin emptied weekly. Additional bins are available (extra charge applies), see the Residential Bins section for more information.
- only Council issued bins will be emptied
- excess garbage in bags or cartons will not be collected
- bins overflowing, weighing greater than 70kg and/or containing unacceptable material will not be emptied.
Council will collect:
- food scraps
- disposable nappies
- small broken household items such as china and glassware
- plastic bags, garbage bags and non-recyclable plastic and food packaging.
Council will NOT collect:
- building materials
- batteries - drop household batteries into the collection bin at the Civic Centre
- garden waste - place in your greenwaste bin
- recyclable packaging - place in your yellow recycling bin.