Bulk waste and green waste collection

The Town provides kerbside collections from your verge throughout the year for residential and multi-residential properties only. Both green waste and white goods are recycled where possible.

To find out your next bulk or green waste collection, use the Your neighbourhood tool or view the drop-down information below.

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2021 bulk waste collections

Set-out dates: place your waste on verge
Area 1 Area 2
17-18 April  24-25 April 
4-5 September 11-12 September 
Area 3 Area 4
1-2 May  8-9 May 
18-19 September  25-26 September 

 

The Town will be providing each address two bulk waste collections in 2021 as outlined in the table above. The collections commence at 7am on the Monday following your scheduled weekend set-out dates.

Please note that it may take up to seven working days for your area to be collected. For those residents without a verge or with a very small verge please contact our Waste Management Services on 9311 8111 to make arrangements for collection.

Bulk waste deposited on the verge area prior to or after the collection dates indicated is considered a littering offence. Inspections will be carried out and fines issued.

Bulk waste must be placed on your verge on the weekend shown below. Waste will be collected the following week, which can be any time between Monday-Sunday.

What can I put in my bulk waste?

  • Household furniture  - lounges, mattresses, office desks. 
  • White goods - refrigerators, freezers, doors removed and degassed. 
  • Electronic waste - computers, televisions (remove all power cords)
  • Home appliances - toasters, irons, blenders, tools.
  • Timber products - beds, cupboards, doors.
  • Other household items - toys, pots/pans. 

What can't I put in my bulk waste?

  • Garden waste 
  • Hazardous waste - batteries. asbestos, globes/tubes, machine parts, motor oil, paints/solvents, tyres 
  • All building materials - bricks, concrete, sand or soil, tiles 
  • Medical waste 
  • Sanitary products 
  • Child car seats 
  • Garage doors 

2021 green waste collections

Set-out dates: place your waste on verge
Area 1 Area 2
23-24 January  30-31 January 
12-13 June 19-20 June
30-31 October 6-7 November 
Area 3 Area 4
6-7 February  13-14 February
26-27 June  3-4 July 
13-14 November  20-21 November 

 

The Town will be providing three green waste collections for each address in 2021 as outlined in the table above. The collections commence at 7am on the Monday following your scheduled weekend set-out dates. 

The waste is taken to a green waste processing facility where it is shredded and turned into horticultural products for use in landscaping. Any contaminants in your waste (chicken wire, metal, building rubble, junk, household waste) results in waste being rejected by the processing facility.

Green waste contaminated with rubbish will not be collected.

For those residents without a verge or with a very small verge please contact our waste team on 9311 8111 to make alternative arrangements for collection.

Green waste must be placed on your verge on the allocated weekend as shown below. Green waste will be collected the week following, and can be collected any time between Monday-Sunday.

What can I put in my green waste? 

  • Grass clippings 
  • Leaves/weeds - in a bag or box 
  • Tree/plant pruning 
  • Tree trunks or stumps - no larger than 1.5m in length and 30cm in diameter 

Tree lopper services

The Town is aware that some tree loppers advertise directly to residents that green waste collections are commencing in their suburb soon. Please be aware that the Town does not have commercial agreements or relationships with tree loppers or any other contractor in relation to green waste collections. Residents should check with the Town for accurate collection dates before placing material on their verge for collection.