Kerbside Bin Collection
Wheelie bins & crates should be at the kerbside for collection by 7:00am
Kerbside collection operates on an alternating weekly basis, ie one week you will put out your refuse bin and the following week you will put out your recycling bin alongside the glass crate. These wheelie bins and crates are specific to the property and will have a property identifier stamped onto each bin.
Refuse Bin 140L
What goes in refuse?
- Plastics 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
- Food waste
- Polystyrene takeaway containers
- Meat trays
- Nappies & sanitary products
- Garden Waste
- General Rubbish/Refuse
Recycling Bin 240L
What goes in recycling?
- Clean Plastics 1, 2 & 5 (no lids)
- Aluminium cans
- Steel food tins
- Clean flat paper & card board
Glass Crate 45L
What goes in the crate?
- Clean Glass Bottles
- Clean Glass Jars
Excess refuse can be disposed of free of charge at McLeans Pitt Landfill & Recycling Centre in a rubbish bag provided it has a Council tie on it.
Excess recycling can be disposed of free of charge at any of the Resource Centres or McLeans Pitt Landfill & Recycling Centre
Excess glass can be disposed of free of charge at any of the resource centres, McLeans Pitt Landfill & Recycling Centre or the Preston Road Glass Recycling Centre.
- Bins & Crates must be out by 7am and in by 7pm to ensure collection.
- Bins & crates must not be over-filled, and the lids must be closed.
Bins and crates should be put out close to the kerb, preferably one metre apart and one metre from other objects, and unobstructed by vehicles, trees or power poles. Handles should face the house.
If you are unsure where to place your bin contact Council on 03 769 8600 for clarification.
Missed, stolen or damaged bins/crates
For missed collections, damaged, missing or stolen bins/crates, please contact the Council on 03 769 8600. You will be required to pay costs only if the bin is damaged due to negligence.