Kerbside bin collection - dos & don'ts
|Kerbside bin collection - DOS
|DO place bins at least 0.5m apart for from any other object
|Doing this help collection to be more efficient and hassle -free. Ensure bins are away from other objects such as cars, trees/ bushes and power poles
|DO report any issues or damaged to bins
|For example broken, damaged or missing bins. Reporting these will help us get your bin repaired or replaced in a timely manner
|DO wrap or bag food waste, sharp objects or dusts in waste bin
|For example sawdust, vacuum bag dust etc
|Kerbside bin collection - DON'TS
|DO NOT bag recyclable items
|Leave items loose in the recycling bin - we cannot recycle plastic bags
|DO NOT overfill (material protruding) or jam waste in the bin/s
This may result in your bin NOT being serviced.
Bin Lid must be closed and waste must be able to be removed from bin without manual intervention.
|DO NOT place large, heavy or dangerous objects in the bin
For example soil, large timber pieces, paint, oil, ash, chemicals, car parts, bricks etc
These cant be taken into your local waste facility - please check waste acceptance
|EXCESSIVE WEIGHT (exceeding 75kg) will result in the bin NOT being serviced
|Waste Facility Information Factsheet - Separation & Acceptance
Residents are requested not to place lawn clippings / garden waste in the waste bin.
Garden waste (inc lawn clippings) causes environmental issues when buried at landfills and the cost of managing this is high