Waste charges

Waste charges for homes

The waste service charge on your rates notice includes:

  • weekly garbage collection
  • fortnightly recycling collection
  • bundled branches and hard waste collection
  • the cost of rubbish bins in parks and streets

Green waste collection is an optional service available in urban areas, townships and the Dandenong Ranges. Green waste collection will be charged separately on your rates notice.

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The table below outlines the 2019-2020 waste charges for all residential properties under 4 hectares.

Service

Price per year

Standard 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$238

80 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$220

Additional service 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$180

 Additional service (medical requirement) $126

Additional recycling bin

$50

Optional green waste collection - Standard 240 litre bin (only available in urban areas townships and the Dandenong Ranges)

$81

Optional green waste collection - 120 litre bin (only available in urban areas townships and the Dandenong Ranges)

$75

Waste charges for businesses

Businesses can pay for a twice weekly garbage collection (or two bins collected weekly depending on the area) and a fortnightly recycling collection.

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Service

Price per year

Standard 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$325

Additional service 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$325

Recycling only 240 litre bin

$50