Rubbish and Recycling

by AishaPaulsen, 28 Apr 2018

Rubbish, or wastes, is collected from residential and commercial properties weekly and recyclables and green waste are collected fortnightly, totalling more than 1.5 million bin collections every year.

Other activities include:

  • emptying 450 public litter bins
  • managing the McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre, which handles 26,000 tonnes of general waste, 500 tonnes of recyclables and 5,500 tonnes of green waste annually
  • free-entry weekends at the centre for green waste and general mixed waste
  • working with government, industry and community sectors to improve waste management
  • recycling unit for difficult to recycle items
  • waste education activities.
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