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Red, Yellow and Green Bins

Not sure what goes in 'Which Bin?'. We've got you sorted.

Reducing rubbish in the red bin is easy. Put all your food and garden waste into the green lidded bin which is collected weekly, and recycle as much as you can into your yellow bin. Sorting your waste properly into your green and yellow bins could reduce your red bin contents by more than half.

Did you know?

  • 40% of what we currently put in our red bins can be put in our green bins instead?
  • 18% of what we currently put in our red bins can be put in our yellow bins?
  • Red bin rubbish goes to landfill, which costs ratepayers three times more to process than food and garden waste.
  • Landfill is the rubbish tip. It is permanent and can never be reclaimed. This impact on our environment is significant.
  • If the contents of red bins were sorted correctly, ratepayers would save over $500,000 annually in the State Government Waste Levy.