Waste charges

Waste charges for homes

Waste services charges for 2020-2021 have been updated, now that the council budget is formally approved. Charges will be applied along with Rates effective 1st July 2020.

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

$251

80 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$233

Additional service 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$194

 Additional service (medical requirement) $133

Additional recycling bin

$52

Residential Minimal Waste Service (for developments that don't use Council's waste services for properties, but have access to hard waste, street and park litter bins)  $58

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

Waste services charges for 2020-2021 will be updated once the council budget is formally approved. Charges will be applied along with Rates effective 1st July 2020.

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

$351

Additional service 120 litre garbage bin and 240 litre recycling bin

$351

Recycling only 240 litre bin

$52