Most residents put their green waste in their food organics and garden organics (FOGO) bin.

We still offer a green waste bin collection once every 2 weeks to residents who do not have a FOGO bin. 

Our green waste bin is dark green with an orange lid.

Bin with an orange lid.

Find your bin day

See Find your bin day.

    Examples of what we collect

    • lawn clippings and weeds
    • leaves
    • bark chips
    • dead flowers
    • light prunings
    • twigs and branches up to 75 mm in diameter, cut to fit in the bin

    Examples of what we do not collect

    • twigs and branches over 75 mm in diameter
    • household food scraps (raw or cooked)
    • ash, stones, soil, hard waste, timber and fencing
    • painted, treated or wire contaminated timber, laminex, plywood or chipboard
    • plastic bags or green waste in any type of bag
    • cardboard or polystyrene boxes
    • pet poo or cat litter of any kind

    Large items

    If you have large items, such as tree branches or roots, you can

    Recycling and waste guide

    Our A to Z recycling and waste guide has a detailed list of green waste items and which bin to put them in.

    Bin sizes and fees

    Size Height One-off fee
    240 L 107 cm First 240 L bin $129.50
    240 L 107 cm Second 240 L bin $129.50

    Order a green waste bin

    Download the relevant order form and return to council offices. See payments.

    More information

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

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