Find your bin day
See Find your bin day.
What we collect
Household waste is anything that cannot be:
- re-used or recycled
- placed in your compost bin
- placed in your FOGO bin
- placed in your green waste bin.
Make sure all your household waste is securely stored in rubbish bags to prevent spillage during collection.
What we do not collect
- green waste, including soil
- medical waste
- household chemicals, oils, paints, solvents or other liquids
- syringes and needles
- unwrapped vacuum dust, ashes or broken glass
- building or excavation materials, including timber.
Household waste can also be disposed of at the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre (charges apply).
A to Z recycling and waste guide
For a detailed list of waste items and which bin to put them in, see our A to Z FOGO, recycling and waste guide.
If you’re looking for ways to minimise your landfill and downsize your bin to save money, visit our Avoiding Waste page.
Download our bin room poster for apartments and units
|80 L||79 cm||$261|
|120 L||92 cm||$477|
|240 L||107 cm||$1160
$954 (medical concession only)
If you are a new resident at a new property that doesn't have a household waste bin, contact us to order one.
If you live in an apartment or unit complex with 7 or more dwellings, you can organise a new household waste bin through your body corporate or managing agent.
Order a smaller bin
To downgrade to a smaller bin, contact Customer Service on 9278 4444.
Order a larger bin
Order a 120 L bin
If you have an 80 L bin and you would like to order a 120 L bin, contact Customer Service on 9278 4444.
Order a 240 L bin
You can order a 240 L bin if:
- there are 4 or more people in your household
- you have medical reasons
To order a 240L household waste bin, email [email protected] to explain why you require a larger waste bin.
You may be eligible for a concession fee of $954 if you have medical reasons.
To apply for a concession:
- download and complete the application for concession form below
- email [email protected] when you order your bin and attach it.
Please note a concession price for 240 L waste bins is no longer available for large households.