Kerbside Collection Information

Waste Minimisation

This week's bin colours





Bin Placement

  • Put out 2 bins each week: your green bin and either the red or yellow bin. See the South Zone calendar or the North Zone calendar to the right for red and yellow bin schedules.
  • 80kg maximum weight
  • Bins to be out before 6am on collection day
  • Close to kerb
  • At least 0.5 metres apart
  • Handles should face the pavement
  • Unobstructed by vehicles, trees or power poles
  • Closed lid
  • If you have problems with positioning your bin, have special circumstances, or live in units or flats with space constraints, please contact the Council 687 7200
  • Your bin is allocated to the property and must stay with the property

Service frequency

Bin TypeResidential AreasUrban CBD (Commercial)
Rubbish (Red Bin)FortnightlyWeekly
Recycling (Yellow Bin)FortnightlyWeekly
Compost (Green Bin)WeeklyWeekly
Glass (Blue Bin)FortnightlyFortnightly

Additional Bins

Additional bins or different sized bins are available on request to the Council  687 7200 - a charge may apply.

What can go in my bin?

Missed, stolen or damaged bins

Missed in collection, damaged (split side or broken handles), missing or stolen bins, please contact the Council 687 7200. You will be required to pay costs only if the bin is damaged due to negligence.


Watch a video on kerbside collection or how a bin is made.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2022