Rubbish and recycling

       

Kerbside Waste ServiceS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Council offers commercial properties the option to pay for and receive kerbside waste services for Food Organics & Garden Organics (FOGO), Recycling and General Waste.

You can reduce your waste costs, benefiting your business and the environment by improving your business reuse and recycling practices. One way to reduce items going to expensive landfill is through engaging in kerbside collection of Organics and Recycling.

Businesses can opt in to the non-domestic kerbside service with an annual charge per bin, per week.

See the below annual charge price guide for 2021/2022

ORGANICS

Non-domestic food and
garden organics
weekly collection service.

$134 per bin per annum

RECYCLING

Non-domestic recycling fortnightly collection
service.

$137 per bin per annum

GENERAL WASTE

Non-domestic general
waste weekly collection service.

$227 per bin per annum

 

Download the Commercial Waste Collection Services Flyer 2021/2022 (PDF 4.9MB)

Contact Council on 02 6801 4000 to find out more about commercial kerbside waster services.

 

Hazardous Waste

DrumMuster

drumMUSTER provides Australian agricultural and veterinary chemical users with a recycling pathway for drumMUSTER eligible empty containers. Rinse them out, round them up and run them in.

Properly cleaned farm chemical containers will be received Monday to Friday during normal opening hours at Whylandra Waste Depot and Wellington Transfer Station. Geurie Transfer Station accepts containers on Thursday from 1pm to 3pm.

You MUST contact the depot to book at least 24 hours prior to dropping off containers at a facility. A drum inspector will be required to check the eligibility of your containers on your arrival.

ChemClear

ChemClear is a non-government, not-for profit ongoing program for the collection and disposal of any registered or deregistered chemicals. Keeping old chemicals can pose a risk to you and the environment.

These six questions can help you assess what chemicals you should keep or get rid of through ChemClear. Has the chemical …

  1. Served its purpose?
  2. Been replaced by another product?
  3. Become surplus to needs?
  4. Reached its expiration date?
  5. Been deregistered by the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Manufacturers Association (APVMA)?
  6. Had restrictions placed on its use?

If you have answered yes to one or more of these questions, then your chemical is ready for disposal through ChemClear.
Group 1 chemicals are collected free of charge.

A per lt/kg fee applies for disposal of Group 2 chemicals. A quotation from ChemClear is provided prior to a collection being scheduled for pickup of these items.

More information on eligible chemicals and chemical group classification can be found here.

To see upcoming collections and register your chemicals visit the ChemClear website, or for more information or to make a booking over the phone contact ChemClear on free call 1800 008 182.

OTHER BUSINESS RECYCLING

There are several resources to assist your business in managing and reducing your waste to benefit the environment, your community, and your bottom line.

Factsheets on improving waste practices across a range of industries can be found here.

For recycling avenues for various materials, you can check Planet Ark Recycling Near You.

Find helpful information here for hospitality and other businesses that generate food waste.

Last Edited: 22 Sep 2021

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