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Fortnightly green waste collection

You can have a fortnightly green waste bin collection for an annual fee. Your fortnightly green waste bin is collected on the alternate week to recycling, even on public holidays.

When an organics bin service is ordered for a property and a request for cancellation is received within the same year, the service charge will remain on the property until the end of the current financial year.

The collection is available in urban areas, townships and the Dandenong Ranges. 

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What can I put in the bin?

  • Grass clippings
  • Weeds
  • Flowers
  • Garden prunings and rose clippings
  • Leaves and bark
  • Small branches and timber off cuts (max 300mm long, 100mm diameter) 

What can’t go in the bin?

  • Plastic bags
  • Recyclables
  • Garbage
  • Nappies
  • String, twine or wire
  • Food waste
  • Syringes
  • Soil, stones, brick or concrete
  • Hazardous or chemical waste
  • Stumps, large branches, timber or garden stakes

Cost

You can opt to receive a 240 litre or 120 litre bin.  Depending on the bin size you choose, the following annual charge will be added to your rates:

Optional green waste collection - Standard 240 litre bin $85

Optional green waste collection - 120 litre bin

$79

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