Waste & recycling

Recycle Right
Recycle Right

Council has created a mobile friendly website to assist with understanding which bin to put your items in. This can be easily bookmarked to your mobile device. More

At home tips
Reduce and reuse waste

Re-using things is great way to reduce our waste. See how and why to reduce and reuse your items instead of throwing them away. More

Business
Waste and recycling in business

Recycling at work is not only good for the environment, but also your bottom line! Council has resources available to support recycling in your workplace. More

Water and Waste Education

Water and Waste education information, tours and presentations More

Facilities
Waste and recycling facilities

Information on waste and recycling locations, accepted items, green waste disposal, free mulch giveaway, fees and charges and Council’s Buy Back Shop. More

Bininformation
Binformation

Search your suburb and street to find out your bin collection day. General waste (green/red lid) bins are collected weekly; recycling (yellow lid) bins are collected fortnightly on the same day. More

About Waste and Recycling
Waste reduction and recycling strategy

Our approach to reduce the amount of waste deposited in landfill. More

Illegal dumping

Illegal dumping impacts more than our environment it impacts our way of life. See it. Report it. Stop it. More

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Last updated: 09 October 2017