The Shire has also produced a handy and comprehensive downloadable Waste Guide.
A number of programs are offered by the Shire that can help to reduce, reuse or recycle waste that may have been destined for landfill.
Asbestos of Domestic Origin Only can only be accepted at the Rye Resource Recovery Centre in 1/2 cubic metre per visit. Fees apply.
A large number of unwanted or left over household items such as paint, batteries or gas bottles can be harmful to the environment if disposed of incorrectly.
Waste is collected every week. Recycling is collected fortnightly. Green waste is collected fortnightly.
Composting is a natural process that can be harnessed in your own backyard. By composting at home you can create a rich and natural soil conditioner for use in your garden.
The Shire runs a Waste Education Program to help residents to avoid, reduce, reuse and recycle their waste. Find out more about our primary school sessions and bin inspection program.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.