Man pushing recycling bin to the kerb for collection

Frequently asked questions

1. How can I get information about recycling?

2. When are the next bulk waste verge collections?

Each financial year, the City provides one general junk collection and two green waste collections.

3. Where can I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste, including paint?

Domestic quantities of flammable liquids, petrol, paints, acids, chemicals, poisons and gas cylinders can be disposed of for free.

Drop car batteries, lead acid batteries and up to 20L of motor oil at the City’s Operations Centre, Canning Park Avenue, Maddington, Monday to Friday between 7am and 2pm.

4. Are tip passes available for residents?

The City does not issue tip passes. For alternative waste disposal sites, visit recycling near you. Users pay for disposal costs.

5. What happens to my green waste?

On average 5,000 tonnes of green waste a year is taken to a processing facility where it is turned into important resources, such as soil conditioner and horticultural products.

These are used in preventing soil erosion and increasing water retention in parks, gardens and landscaped areas.

For this reason, the processing facility will not accept any contaminated green waste.

6. Who do I report a damaged or stolen bin to?

7. How do I order a rubbish or recycling bin?

8. My bin was not emptied - what can I do?

9. How do I report illegal rubbish dumping?

 10. Where can I recycle old x-rays?

Deliver them to a special bin at the City's Operations Centre, 2 Canning Park Avenue (off Kelvin Road), Maddington.


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