Bin Placement Guidelines

The rubbish and recycling bins are collected by a specialised collection vehicle with a side lift hydraulic arm. It is therefore important that your bins are placed in the correct location to ensure they are collected on time. 
  • Bins should be placed on the verge so they are 1/2 metre from the kerb, and approximately 1/2 metre apart, with the opening side of the bins facing the roadside. 
  • Bins that are placed the wrong way around or too close together may not be emptied. 
  • Bins that are not presented by 6.00am on the scheduled collection day may not be emptied. 
  • Never put containers of oil in your bin. Waste motor oil (up to 20 litres) is accepted free of charge at both the Dunsborough and Busselton Waste Facilities. 
  • Hazardous and flammable items, such as hot ashes, must not be placed in your bin. 
  • Place all rubbish inside the bin (rubbish placed next to the bin cannot be collected). 
  • Do not overload your bin or place items that prevent the lid from closing. Bins over 70 kilos will not be collected.

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE

All enquiries should be directed to the City’s Waste Services on 9781 0359.