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Waste & Recycling Guide

Download the Town's Waste & Recycling Guide 2022/23

This guide includes information on:

  • Collection days
  • Garden organics bin
  • Verge collections
Waste & Recycling Guide

Managing Waste

The Town of Claremont provides waste and recycling services for residential properties. Each property has:

  • a 120-litre general waste bin with a dark green or red lid (collected weekly); and

  • a 240-litre recycling bin with a yellow lid (collected fortnightly).

Properties larger than 400 square metres (400sqm) will also have:

  • a 240-litre garden organics (GO) bin with a lime-green lid (collected fortnightly)

Bin collection schedule

Residents receive weekly general waste and alternating fortnightly recycling and green waste bin collection services. 

The Town's Waste & Recycling Guide provides a great variety of information on what to do with your waste. This includes information on what items can go in each bin, verge collection information as well as further information about the Town's closest recycling centre, the West Metropolitan Recycling Centre.

Reduce your landfill by reusing, recycling and repurposing when possible. Each property owner receives a hard copy of the Waste & Recycling Guide with their rates which includes tip passes.

Claremont Waste Calendar 2022

Putting your bins out

To ensure your bin is collected in a timely and efficient manner, please put your bin out:

  • With the lid closed
  • With the wheels facing your property
  • Within 1m of the road
  • At least 0.5m apart from other bins
  • Clear of obstructions (eg cars, walls, posts)
  • Before 6am on collection day

Please retrieve your bin as soon as possible following collection.

 

Application for a GO bin

Properties greater than 400sqm were automatically included in the three-bin system and provided with a green-lidded garden organics (GO) bin.

The owner or authorised property manager for single residential properties smaller than 400sqm can opt in to have a GO bin as part of their waste services.

To receive a GO bin, please complete the GO bin request form.

When to contact us

Contact the Town to:

  • Report a damaged bin

  • Report a stolen bin

  • Request a bin upgrade or downgrade - the ratepayer's written approval is required for all bin upgrades or downgrades

Application for a garden organics bin (properties smaller than 400sqm)

The owner or authorised property manager for single residential properties smaller than 400sqm can opt in to have a garden organic (GO) bin as part of their waste services.

To receive a GO bin during the initial rollout from 27-31 January 2020, please complete the application form below by Friday 17 January 2020.  Requests received after this date will be included in the second phase of the rollout later in the year.

Application forms can only be submitted by ratepayers, or those acting on behalf of ratepayers (eg. property managers). If you are a tenant, please ask your property owner or manager to complete the application form.

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The Town may carry out audit on suitability of green waste bin for requested properties smaller than 400sqm. There is no option to opt out

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