Some of our systems will not be available between 10pm and 12 midnight on Tuesday 27 August while we make a system upgrade. See more details of what is affected.

Every residential property in Boroondara is provided with one Council 80L or 120L household waste bin. Each rubbish bin has a serial number linked to the property address.

The 2019-20 annual fees are $255 for an 80L and $465 for a 120L household waste bin.

You can order a 240L bin under exceptional circumstances, such as for families of 4 or more or if needed for medical reasons. Commercial premises can also have 240L waste bins.

If you would like to downgrade to a smaller bin, please contact Customer Service on 9278 4444 and we will organise it for you.

Your household waste bin and recycling bin are collected on the same day each week.

Collected household waste is taken to the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre for sorting and then transferred to our contracted landfills.

If you are a new resident at a new property that doesn't have a household waste bin, you can contact us to a order one.

Council does not provide a bin service to vacant properties, or properties under construction. Please contact Council at the conclusion of construction, or once your Certificate of Occupancy has been obtained and your property is occupied.

What we collect

Household waste is anything that can't be:

Make sure all your household waste is securely stored in rubbish bags to prevent spillage during collection.

What we don't collect

Household waste can also be disposed of at the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre (charges apply).

Put your bin out the night before your collection day:

  • on the naturestrip
  • close to your driveway
  • clear of all obstacles such as trees, poles and parked cars
  • with the bin handle facing your property.
For more information on our waste services, see our A to Z Recycling and Waste Guide and green waste calendar (PDF, 877 KB). You can also download our Recycle Coach app and see what goes where in our online A to Z recycling and waste guide.

To find out your bin collection day, enter your STREET NAME below.

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