Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Stage 4 restrictions: what's closed and what's open.

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FOGO bins and recycling bins are collected weekly.

Household waste is collected fortnightly.

Unit and apartment complexes without FOGO bins receive weekly household waste and fortnightly green waste collections. 

Please enter a valid Boroondara address.

Types of bin

Find out more about the different bins available for kerbside collections.


FOGO bin (lime green lid) 


Recycling bin (yellow lid) 


Household waste bin (dark green lid) 


Green waste bin (orange lid - only available to residents without a FOGO bin) 

Public holidays

Bins are collected as usual on all public holidays, except Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday. An alternative collection day will be advertised in the weeks prior to these days.

Collection times

Bin collections start from 4am.

This a temporary change from the usual 5am start. We have introduced this change to enable staggered start times for drivers so they can maintain social distancing during Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions. 

Missed collections

If your bin is not emptied on your collection day, let us know within 2 business days.

More information

For more information, contact our Customer Service team on 9278 4444 or at [email protected].

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