Waste and recycling

Everything you need to know about waste and recycling. Find your next bulk waste collection, where to take your waste or containers.

Bin calendar

Your bin collection dates for the 2021/2022 financial year.

Your bins must be 0.5m apart, weigh less than 70kg and be on the kerbside by 6am on collection day.

Sort what goes where

Not sure what goes where?

Use our handy A to Z list to find what items can go in your rubbish, recycling and Fogo bin. If it can go in your bin – we’ll tell you where to take it.

Waste transfer station

You can access our waste transfer station if you’re a resident or rate payer. You can access free and paid recycling and disposal services that aren’t included in your standard weekly bin collection.

The facility is eftops only. You can also use your tip passes.

We’ll accept household quantities of waste. We won’t accept commercial waste or large quantities.    Household rubbish, junk and mixed wastes

  • refuse bag (0.06 m3) $6.00
  • wheelie bin (0.24 m3) $11.00
  • car (0.5 m3) $19.00
  • ute / trailer (0.64 m3) $24.00
  • large ute / large trailer more than (0.64 m3) $34.00
  • mattress (innerspring)  $19.00

Scrap Metal (per item)

  • car body, trailer or small boat $27.00
  • truck body $49.00
  • fridge or freezer non-degassed $14.00
  • fridge degassed with certificate Free
  • other scrap metal (including car batteries) Free

Electronic waste (per item)

  • CRT or tube tv $14.00
  • LCD or plasma tv or other large items $9.00
  • other e-waste including computers Free

Green and wood waste:

  • green waste per car, ute or trailer (6’ x 4’) $12.00
  • wood waste per trailer (6’ x 4’) $12.00
  • green waste per trailer with sides (Load size 1.0 – 2.5m3 $18.00
  • green waste per trailer 8×5 $18.00
  • green waste per Trailer 8×5 – with sides or small truck (Load size 2.5 – 5.0 m3) $35.00
  • green waste per Truck (Load size > 5.0 m3) $50.00

Rubble:

  • ute / trailer (6’ x 4’) $24.00
  • rubble / m³ (clean fill ony)  $44.00

Tyres (per item):

  • car $12.00
  • truck $24.00

Cardboard:

  • non-flattened boxes per ute / trailer (0.64m3) $9.00
  • flattened boxes, cardboard and paper Free

Other waste (Free)

  • glass bottles and jars
  • comingled household recycling
  • waste oil (no cooking oil)
  • drum muster 
  • personal and car batteries

Commercial wastes

  • Waste from shops, workshops, builders or commercial waste providers

Flammable and reactive waste:

  • cooking oil
  • gas bottles
  • car LPG tanks
  • Paint
  • cleaning solvents
  • flares

Toxic and biohazards/infectious waste:

  • asbestos
  • pesticides
  • medical waste
  • quarantine wastes
  • animal carcasses
  • other animal wastes
  • septic, sewerage or sanitary wastes
  • farm chemical drums that contain residue 

Corrosive waste:

  • household cleaning agents and chemicals

General waste:

  • tyres on rims
  • fluoro lights and more.
  • wastes from non-shire residents or property owners

You’re responsible for moving waste from your vehicle to the bins. We don’t keep any machinery onsite to assist with removal.

Visit us

The waste transfer station is open:

  • Friday to Tuesday from 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • all public holidays except Christmas Day and Good Friday.

We’re closed every Wednesday and Thursday.

Hard and green waste

Get rid of your household junk and bulk waste. Before you get started – here are a few things you should know…

1. Start time – waste must be on the verge before 7am of collection week.

2. Keep waste clear of reticulation, footpaths, fences, street signs and corners

3. Contractor – the contractor will only check your kerb once.

4. Don’t obstruct your normal bin service or the line of sight of pedestrians, cyclists and cars.

5. Don’t place your waste on vacant properties or reserves.

Hard waste

We will collect: White goods – fridge doors must be removed, general junk, lounges, cupboards, furniture and material less than 1.5 metres in length. We won’t collect: Bricks and rubble, household waste, flammable liquids, hazardous chemicals, cars and parts, tyres, batters, asbestos, oil, paints, televisions and electronic equipment.

Green Waste 

Verge side collection of green waste is undertaken twice a year in the residential areas of Boyanup, Capel, Dalyellup and Peppermint Grove Beach.

Date of next collection: Monday 18 October – Friday 22 October 2021

We will collect: Trimmed trees or shrubs to a maximum length of 1.5 metres (5 feet) and a maximum width of 10cm (4 inches).

We will not collect: Large tree trunks or stumps, branches or limbs longer than 1.5 metres (5 feet) or 10cm (4 inches) in diameter, household rubbish, treated wood products, cardboard boxes, plastic bags, junk, garden chemicals or associated products such as pots, soil, old reticulation etc. 

Container deposit scheme

Cash4Cans is your refund point for the Container Deposit Scheme. Take your containers to them at the Forrest Rd Car Park. Opening hours

  • Thursday 8am to 12noon
  • Alternate Saturdays 8am to 12noon