Your waste (blue lid) bin is collected weekly.
Everything in this bin will be sent to landfill.
Click on this "Services for Me" icon and enter your address to find out what bins to put out this week.
Alternatively, download our My Local Services app for your phone and always know which bin to put out and when. This feature also provides ‘push notifications’ as a reminder to put your bin out.
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.
To ensure your bins are emptied on your scheduled collection day, you need to: