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Kerbside Collection Service

Kerbside Collection Service

Collection Calendar | Collection Days & Zones | How to use the Kerbside Service | Why Wasn't My Bin Collected | ContaminationLost or Stolen Bins |

 

A kerbside waste and recycling collection service is provided to residential, commercial and industrial properties within township areas.

The service may include:

  • Red Bin - 140 litre general waste, weekly collection
  • Yellow Bin - 240 litre recyclables, fortnightly collection
  • Green Bin - 240 litre green waste, fortnightly collection (3 bin service only)

This service is paid for by the ratepayer, with a separate charge on their Council rates notice. Different charges apply for the 2-bin (red & yellow bins) and 3-bin (red, yellow & green bins) service .

For further information on each of the kerbside collection streams follow the links below:

General Waste (Red Lid Bin)

Recycling (Yellow Lid Bin)

Green Waste (Green Lid Bin)

Kerbside Collection Calendar

Each year, Council sends a kerbside collection calendar to residents showing the alternate weeks for recycling and green waste.

Waste Calendar

Bin Collection Days and Zones

Select a map below to find out your collection day and whether you are in a collection zone.

Beachport | Coonawarra | Glencoe |Hatherleigh |Kalangadoo

Millicent | Mount Burr | Muggleton | Nangwarry | Penola

Rendelsham | Rocky Camp | Southend | Tantanoola

How to use the Kerbside Service

  • There should only ever be a maximum of two (2) bins out on any given collection day;

  • Put the bins out by 6.00 am on the day of pick up and bring them back in within 24 hours of pick up;

  •  Bins are required to be one (1) metre apart where possible and one (1) metre from surrounding objects (such as poles, trees, cars, etc.) with plenty of clearance from overhead branches;

  • Don’t put the bins behind parked cars;

  • Place the right material in the right bin; and

  • Ensure your bin is not packed too tightly and the bin lid is closed.

Kerbside bins

Why wasn't my bin collected?

There are a number of reasons why a bin may not be emptied:

  • Was the bin out before 6am on the day of collection?
  • Do you have the right bin out on the right day?
  • Was there material in the bin that should not be there?
  • Did the bin weigh more than 70kg?
  • Occasionally, a bin may be missed without reason.

Contamination

If the wrong material is placed in a bin, the bin may not be emptied and a sticker will be placed on the bin to inform the resident. The contamination will need to be removed from the bin before the next collection.

Households who continue to present their bins with contamination may receive a letter from Council and can be suspended from the kerbside waste collection service for 3 months.  Information about acceptable waste can be found above.

Lost or Stolen Bins

If your bin is lost or stolen you can apply for a new bin to be issued.  Charges may apply.  In order to apply for a new bin please download a Statutory Declaration Form and return to your nearest Wattle Range Council Office.

All bins are the property of Council and are required to be left at the property if you relocate or sell your home. Please place your bins in a secure location when you relocate to prevent them from being stolen.

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