Bin Service Options

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Residential waste bins come in a few different sizes:

  • General Rubbish (Red) -  80L, 120L or 240L
  • Paper and Cardboard (Blue) - 120L or 240L
  • Recycling (Yellow) - 120L or 240L
  • Garden Organics (Green) - 240L

The size of your red bin will alter the rates payable for your property. The yellow, blue and green bins are complementary with the red bin service - the size of the recycling/green waste bins has no bearing on the Rates payable.

The following Rates charges apply for the range of bins sizes (all values are per financial year):

Domestic 80L Red Bin Service = $448.58

Domestic 120L Red Bin Service = $656.05

Domestic 240L Red Bin Service = $953.23

If you acquire an additional red bin service, you will be charged the full amount as per the above values, however you will also be entitled to receive a complementary additional bin of each other colour. Individual (additional) yellow, blue or green waste bins each incur an additional Rates charge of $179.43 (per financial year).

If you require a larger bin or if you wish to downsize your bins, you do this online at anytime. 

Upgrade or Downgrade Bins

You can also request additional bins online. It's important to understand that additional bins will be charged as an increase to your rates. 

Request Additional Bins

Commence Waste Service

If a property has only just be created (e.g. following subdivision) or if the waste services were previously discontinued (e.g. knockdown/rebuild projects), you will need the lodge the following form in order to commence a new waste service.

Commence Waste Service

Discontinue Waste Service

If a building is going to be demolished, you can apply to discontinue the waste services. Please note that waste services can only be discontinued in cases where the entire dwelling is to be demolished, partial demolitions will not be entitled to discontinue waste services.

Discontinue Waste Service

Shared Waste Service

If you live in a strata, you can commence a shared waste bin service. A shared waste bin service is where individual bins are shared between two or more units, then the fees are spread evenly across all owners.

For more information contact our Customer Service team on 02 9879 9400 or email