Kerbside bin collection - dos & don'ts
Learn more about dos and don'ts on kerbside bin collection.
|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
|Bin weight||EXCESSIVE WEIGHT (exceeding 75kg) will result in the bin NOT being servivced|
|Waste acceptance||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