Cleaning & waste

Councils are responsible for domestic waste management services including bin collection, recycling, waste education and litter management. Services may include:

  • Street litter bins and street cleaning
  • Waste transfer stations and landfills
  • Kerbside waste and recycling bin collection
  • Removal of dumped rubbish and hard rubbish pickups
  • Litter traps and blocked drains
  • Green waste collection service
  • Worm farms and compost bins
  • Collection of State Government landfill levy
  • Graffiti removal.

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Did you know?

Councils keep our communities clean by...

  • Collecting 1.16 million tonnes of garbage
  • Collecting 560,000 tonnes of recyclable materials
  • Collecting 394,000 tonnes of green organic materials
  • Spending $386 million on kerbside collection services
  • Spending $91 million on litter and street sweeping services.