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Your 120L green waste bin is supplied by council. If you wish to upgrade to 240L bin an additional charge applies. Please contact your council (below) for more information on your service.

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L Included in council rates
240L Contact council
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.banyule.vic.gov.au/Services/Waste-Services-Rubbish-and-Recycling/Green-Waste-Service
9490 4222
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $95.40*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
https://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/green-waste-collection-new-registration
9599 4444
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From July 1 2015, Benalla Rural City’s urban residents now receive an organics waste service. The new green lidded organics bin is being collected weekly and the general rubbish bin will now be collected fortnightly.

Once collected, the organic material will be transported to Western Composting Technology’s state of the art organics processing facility in Shepparton, where it is processed into compost, suitable for use on broad acre farms right down to backyard vegie patches.

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
Included in waste services charges.
DOs
  • fruit and vegetable scraps
  • meat scraps and bones
  • fish and seafood (including shells)
  • dairy products
  • teabags and coffee grounds
  • tissues and napkins
  • hair
  • lawn clippings
  • garden pruning’s (including weeds and rose trimmings)
  • twigs and branches (under 100mm in diameter)
  • animal droppingss
DON’Ts
  • plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable unless supplied by council for use in your caddy)
  • nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • garbage
  • glass
  • tree stumps and roots
  • soil
  • plastics and foam
  • metal – eg. gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire
  • building materials – eg. concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://benalla.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.asp?Page_Id=204
5760 2600
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
140L $121.79*
240L $133.81*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
https://www.brimbank.vic.gov.au/greenwaste
9249 4000
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $132.85*
* Prices correct as of 2016/17 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Animal waste
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
https://www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/info/20002/rubbish_and_recycling/251/use_our_green_waste_bin_service
1300 787 624
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L Included in council rates
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Animal waste
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.casey.vic.gov.au/environment-waste/waste-recycling/residential-waste/garden-waste-collection-service
9705 5200
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Bin Information

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L Included in council rates
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/Resident-services/Garbage-and-recycling
9524 3333
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L Included in council rates
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.greaterdandenong.com/document/25532/household-garden-waste-collection-service
8571 1000
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L Included in council rates
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.monash.vic.gov.au/Services/Rubbish-Recycling/Greenwaste
9518 3555
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L $51.50 per year ($29.80 per year for pensioners)*
240L $97.60 per year ($62.70 per year for pensioners)*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/Darebin-Living/RubbishRecyclingandCleaning/Recycling-and-Green-Waste
8470 8888
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $135.50*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Shrubs
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Animal waste
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Blackberries
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Environment_and_Waste/Waste_and_Recycling/Bin_Information
1300 322 322
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Greater Shepparton City Council has been collecting green waste for more than eight years. 

 

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L, 240L $78 per annum*
* Prices correct at July 2015 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • fruit and vegetable scraps
  • meat scraps and bones fish and seafood (including shells)
  • dairy products
  • tea bags and coffee grounds
  • tissues and napkins
  • hair
  • lawn clippings
  • garden prunings (including weeds and rose trimmings)
  • twigs and branches (under 100mm in diameter)
  • animal droppings
DON'Ts
  • plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable unless supplied by council for use in your caddy)
  • nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • garbage
  • glass
  • tree stumps and roots
  • soil
  • plastics and foam
  • metal – eg. gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire building materials – eg.
  • concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.greatershepparton.com.au/waste-and-recycling
5832 9700
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L Contact council - varies depending on bin configuration
240L Contact council - varies depending on bin configuration
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DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Environment_and_waste/Waste/Green_Waste_Service_Guide
9932 1000
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
140L $77.00*
240L $97.00*
* Prices correct as of 2015/16 and are subject to change.
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    Hume City Council bin
DOs
  • Fruit and vegetable scraps
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.hume.vic.gov.au/Waste_Environment/Waste_Services/Organic_Green_Waste
9205 2200
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L $62.00*
240L $74.00*
* Prices correct at April 2016 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps - e.g. fruit, vegetables, meat, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.kingston.vic.gov.au/Services/Rubbish-and-Recycling/Bins-and-Collections
1300 653 356
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L $102.00*
240L $118.00*
* Prices correct at June 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Residents/Waste-Services/Kerbside-collections/Green-waste-kerbside-collection
9688 0200
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L Contact council - varies depending on your bin configuration.
240L Contact council - varies depending on your bin configuration.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/Services/Waste-and-recycling
9747 7200
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Bin Information

Moira’s organic food and garden service has now commenced.

Material is collected by local collection contractor DSK Waste and transported to Western Composting. Western Composting is a state-of-the-art, technology-leading organics processing facility located in neighbouring shire, Greater Shepparton City Council. 

 

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $97.19 per annum*
* Prices correct at September 2014 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • fruit and vegetable scraps
  • meat scraps and bones
  • fish and seafood (including shells)
  • dairy products
  • teabags and coffee grounds
  • tissues and napkins
  • hair
  • lawn clippings
  • garden pruning’s (including weeds and rose trimmings)
  • twigs and branches (under 100mm in diameter)
  • animal droppingss
DON’Ts
  • plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable unless supplied by council for use in your caddy)
  • nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • garbage
  • glass
  • tree stumps and roots
  • soil
  • plastics and foam
  • metal – eg. gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire
  • building materials – eg. concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.moira.vic.gov.au/Environment/Waste_Management/Organic_Waste
5871 9222
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $68.40 per year (rate with a pension concession $42.10)
* Prices correct at Dec 2016 and are subject to change.
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    Moonee Valley City Council bin
  • Food scraps - fruit, vegetable, dairy, meat scraps and bones (can be wrapped in a small amount of newspaper or paper towel, but not in a plastic bag, even if it says it's compostable or biodegradable)
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/for-residents/waste-and-recycling/garden-and-food-waste.aspx
9243 8888
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L x 1 $55.35 (one-off fee)*
120L x 2 $110.75 (one-off fee)*
240L $110.75 (one-off fee)*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
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    Moreland City Council bin
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Food scraps – eg vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy, bones
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/environment-and-waste/garbage-collection/green-waste-collection.html
9240 1111
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Bin Information

Your 120L green waste bin is supplied by council. A second bin can be acquired at an additional charge. Please contact your council (below) for more information on your service.

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L Included in council rates
Additional 120L bin $80.00*
* Prices correct at July 2017 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Food scraps - fruit, vegetable, dairy, meat scraps and bones (can be wrapped in a small amount of newspaper or paper towel, but not in a plastic bag, even if it says it's compostable or biodegradable)
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au/Living-in/Waste-and-recycling/Bin-collection
9433 3111
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From July 1 2015, residents within the township areas of Avenel, Euroa, Nagambie and Violet Town will receive a full organics collection service (which includes both garden and food waste) to add to their rubbish and recycling collections. The new green lidded organics bin will be collected weekly and the general rubbish bin will now be collected fortnightly.

Once collected, the organic material will be transported to Western Composting Technology’s state of the art organics processing facility in Shepparton, where it is processed into compost, suitable for use on broad acre farms right down to backyard vegie patches.

To find out more about using your new service, watch Dr Karl explain it on here on YouTube.

Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
120L *To be confirmed following budget adoption
240L *To be confirmed following budget adoption
DOs
  • fruit and vegetable scraps
  • meat scraps and bones
  • fish and seafood (including shells)
  • dairy products
  • teabags and coffee grounds
  • tissues and napkins
  • hair
  • lawn clippings
  • garden pruning’s (including weeds and rose trimmings)
  • twigs and branches (under 100mm in diameter)
  • animal droppingss
DON’Ts
  • plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable unless supplied by council for use in your caddy)
  • nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • garbage
  • glass
  • tree stumps and roots
  • soil
  • plastics and foam
  • metal – eg. gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire
  • building materials – eg. concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
http://www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au/residents/roads-rates-a-rubbish/green-waste
1800 065 993
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Green waste bin sizes Cost to residents
240L $103.50*
* Prices correct at January 2016 and are subject to change.
DOs
  • Grass clippings
  • Small prunings
  • Weeds
  • Ivy and creepers
  • Twigs and small Branches
  • Bamboo
  • Leaves
  • Fruit and vegetable scraps
  • Flowers
DON'Ts
  • Meats, dairy, bread
  • Plastic bags (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Nappies (including biodegradable and compostable)
  • Garbage
  • Glass
  • Bagged material (even if it is green waste)
  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Soil
  • Plastics and foam
  • Metal – eg gas bottles, star pickets, gardening tools, wire.
  • Building materials – eg concrete, brick, tiles, rubble, glass
Contact
https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/services/waste-recycling/bin-collections
9742 0777
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