Bin night - collection schedule
Find out dates for all services in your collection area.
What to put in your bins
General waste bin
Find out what goes in your general waste bin. Request a smaller bin and save. Sort your waste and divert certain things from landfill.
Find out what does and what doesn’t go into your recycling bin. Sort, rinse, put in the bin loose (no plastic bags). Help us avoid contaminating loads.
Find out what goes in your Organics bin, order extra caddy liners, what happens next. Keeping food and garden waste collection out of landfill to make compost.
Disposing of waste
Waste disposal guide
Our A-Z guide to disposing of waste provides advice to help you sort it out before you throw it out.
Reducing your waste
Find out how to reduce your waste - reuse things, buy less, repair rather than replace, refuse single-use products, manage your food better.
At transfer stations we sort and collect waste and resources to give them another life. Location and contact details for Goornong, Heathcote and Strathfieldsaye Transfer stations.
Greater Bendigo Circular economy
Understand the idea of circular economy and what the City is doing to realise net zero waste by 2036
Waste wise events
Hire our waste, organics or recycling bins for your event. Organisers of events held in our parks and venues must have a waste management plan and understand our plastic-free event policy.