General Waste Bin

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Help us to reduce waste going into our landfill by sorting your waste into the right bins.

Your general waste is collected each week.

How do I know when my bins are collected?

Step 1: Open the following link and search address - Waste Collection Services

Step 2: Choose ‘Garbage/Recycling/Organics Collection’ in the left hand side banner

Step 3: Identify if your property is listed as Calendar A or B

Step 4: Download relevant Calendar from following link for organics and recycling alternating collections - Collection calendar for 2018-2019.

What goes in the general waste bin

The following waste should be placed in your general waste bin:

  • Clothing and shoes
  • Small houshold polystyrene or foam trays
  • Household general waste
  • Broken glass, mirrors or ceramics
  • Light bulbs
  • Nappies

Do not put in your general waste bin:

  • Recyclables
  • Garden clippings 
  • Bulk packaging polytyrene
  • Syringes
  • Gas bottles
  • Paints or solvents
  • Bricks, rubble, timber or tiles
  • Pesticides, oils or chemicals

Contact us

For more information about our waste collection services please contact us on 03 5434 6000.


A-Z Guide for Waste

Download an A-Z guide for Waste Disposal.

Download a guide to the three bin organics, recycling and waste system, including what can and can’t go in each bin.


We welcome your feedback.

Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.


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