Public Holiday collection:
2016/2017 – Christmas Day & New Year’s Day are on a weekend so there is no change to collection days. Good Friday collection will take place the next day (Saturday).
This bin should only be used for general household waste that cannot be put in your recycling (yellow lid) or organics bins. This includes:
Avoid waste in the first place;
Refuse junk mail if you don't want to read it;
Share magazines and newspapers or access them free at the library.
Reduce what you throw away;
Set up a compost bin and worm farms in your backyard for food scraps;
Use your organics bin to compost food scraps;
Buy in bulk and products with minimal packaging;
Use both sides of the paper;
Repair before replacing.
Reuse materials in an innovative way;
Reuse gift wrapping paper and ribbon;
Buy items in refillable containers where possible;
Reuse glass and plastic containers for storing food, pens, buttons, screws and other items.
Recycle products to save natural resources;
Close the loop and buy recycled products;
Use your recycling (yellow lid) bin to recycle your household recyclables.