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Rubbish & Recycling Bins

The household rubbish bin (an 80 litre bin with a dark green lid) is collected weekly - Monday to Friday – on the same day of the week throughout the entire year. Garbage will be collected on all public holidays that fall on the Monday to Friday schedule, including Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Bins should be placed on the nature strip with the wheels facing your property the night before your collection day. All household waste should be bagged to prevent spillage during collection.

Visit Rubbish Tips & Hoppers for opening hours of our Resource Recovery Centres (Tips) and Hoppers.

Rubbish Bin & recycling Collection Dates

Waste is collected every week. Recycling is collected fortnightly. Green waste is collected fortnightly - alternate week to recycling.
Please place bins out before 6am on your collection day. Bins are emptied on all public holidays.
Recycling tip: DO NOT PLACE RECYCLING IN PLASTIC BAGS.

find your bin day

To find your collection day and dates please view the maps below. 
Please note: waste collection calendars are not strictly township based, please call 5950 1000 to ensure your correct bin day or view the near me section

Portsea, Sorrento & Blairgowrie
View the map & details for Recycling & Rubbish_Calendar_Monday_1.pdf (95KB)

St Andrews Beach, Cape Schanck, Final, Boneo & Main Ridge
View the map & details for Recycling & Rubbish_Calendar_Monday_2.pdf (114KB)

Boneo & Main Ridge, Shoreham, Rosebud, McCrae, Dromana, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Point Leo & Flinders
View the map & details for Recycling & Rubbish_Calendar_Tuesday_1.pdf (101KB)

Rye, Rosebud West, Fingal & Tootgarook
View the map & details for Recycling_& Rubbish Calendar_Tuesday_2.pdf (69KB)

Rosebud, McCrae, Dromana, Safety Beach, Mount Martha
View the map & details for Recycling & Rubbish_Calendar_Wednesday_1.pdf (87KB)

Tuerong, Arthurs Seat, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Balnarring, Balmarring Beach, Merricks, Merricks North, Merricks Beach, Point Leo, Shoreham, Crib Point, Somers, HMAS Cerberus & Bittern
View the map & details for Recycling_& Rubbish Calendar_Wednesday_2.pdf (127KB)

Moorooduc, Hastings, Tyabb, Tuerong, Merricks North, Crib Point
View the map & details for Recycling_& Rubbish Calendar_Thursday_1.pdf (97KB)

Mornington & Mount Martha
View the map & details for Recycling_& Rubbish Calendar_Thursday_2.pdf (80KB)

Mornington & Mount Eliza
View the map & details for Recycling & Rubbish Calendar_Friday_1.pdf (77KB)

Hastings, Moorooduc, Tyabb, Somerville & Baxter
View the map & details for Recycling_& Rubbish Calendar_Friday_2.pdf (89KB)

Can I get a bigger rubbish bin (240 litre)?

To order a bigger rubbish bin for an additional fee please contact our Customer Service Team on 1300 850 600 or 5950 1000.

What goes in my Rubbish bin?

YES: All household waste that cannot be re-used, recycled or composted can go in your household bin. View our sections on Reduce, Reuse & Recycle and Composting & Worm Farms

NO: Green waste, syringes, medical waste, oil, unwrapped vacuum dust or ashes, paint, chemicals and solvents, timber, building materials, any other liquids.

who do I contact if my bin is damaged?

Please contact our Customer Service on 1300 850 600 and ask for a repair of your bin. 

Recycling Rubbish Bin

The recycling rubbish bin (a 240 litre bin with a blue lid) is collected fortnightly – Monday to Friday - on the same day as your garbage bin every fortnight.  Recycling will be collected on all public holidays that fall on the Monday to Friday schedule, including Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Bins should be placed on the nature strip with the wheels facing your property the night before your collection day.

What goes in my Recycling Bin?

YES: Aluminium cans and foil, steel cans, milk and juice cartons, plastic milk bottles, plastic softdrink bottles (code 1-16), glass bottles and jars, newspapers, phone books, magazines, envelopes and writing paper, flattened cardboard, breakfast cereal boxes.

NO: Plastic bags, crockery, nappies, household rubbish, polystyrene, plastic wrap, oil and other fuel containers.
Recycling tip: DO NOT PLACE RECYCLING IN PLASTIC BAGS.

 

Page Last Updated: 5 March 2014