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General Waste Collection

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.
Last updated on 13 June 2015