Weekly landfill collection

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Weekly landfill collection

Place your red landfill bin on the kerb before 6am on your collection day.
Your rubbish will be collected weekly, even on public holidays.

Call (03) 5568 0555 if:

  • Your bin is missing or broken
  • You would like to change your service or an extra bin (charges apply).
  • Your bin is not collected by 1pm on collection day 

What can I put in the landfill bin?

  • Plastics with the recycle triangle numbered 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7.
  • Cartons, Longlife Tetra Pak
  • General household waste
  • Tableware, ceramics
  • Nappies (wrapped)
  • Plastic bags
  • Polystyrene

 What should not go in the landfill bin?

  • Food waste
  • Glassware
  • Recyclables - Plastics with the recycle triangle numbered 1 and 2
  • Liquid waste
  • Chemicals
  • Electronic waste / Oils Paints, pesticides, or solvents
  • Building Material
  • Large heavy objects that can damage collection equipment
  • Hazardous or chemical waste, liquids, acids
  • Batteries
  • Hot ashes
  • Syringes

Handy hints

  • Place all garbage in this bin in a bag or container to reduce the chance of waste blowing out during collection.
  • Take other items and larger items to a waste facility.
  • Place plastic with the recycle triangle numbered 3, 4, 5 ,6 or 7 in this bin.
  • Take soft plastics to supermarkets for REDCYCLE.
  • Look for opportunities to reduce purchasing of non-recyclable packaging.
  • Purchase food and other items in bulk to reduce non-recyclable packaging. See Six Ways to Purchase Unpackaged Food.

HOW TO USE YOUR LANDFILL BIN

  1. If you are unsure where your waste belongs, please put it in the landfill bin to ensure you do not contaminate other recyclables.
  2. Place plastic with the recycle triangle numbered 3, 4, 5 ,6 or 7 in this bin.
  3. Place all garbage in this bin in a bag or container to reduce the chance of waste blowing out during collection.
  4. Take other items and larger items to a waste facility.

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Where does your landfill go?

Items from your red landfill bin are taken to an approved landfill site where the waste is buried. It is the dead end for waste and so we encourage you to reduce, reuse and recycle to limit what goes into landfill.