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Separating out recycling, food organics and other items that can be diverted from landfill will save space and reduce smell in your bin.
For example, our audit found that kerbside landfill bins in the shire contained 27% food organics, a total of 40% organic waste (including garden organics), and 16% recyclable items.
Nappies must continue to go into your landfill bin.
If you feel you need larger or extra kerbside bins, you can find out about options to upgrade them.
Nappies go into your kerbside landfill bin, which is collected every fortnight.
Some tips to help manage nappy smell in your kerbside landfill bin;
If your organics materials have all gone into the FOGO bin, there is no reason the landfill bin needs to be collected weekly.
Even with nappies still in this bin, there is no health hazard as long as you aren’t opening up the nappies after you’ve disposed of them. Check out our tips for minimising the smell from nappies in the landfill bin.
If you find the standard size landfill bin does not meet your household's waste requirements, you can request an extra or larger bin.
Annual fees will apply.
Apply for an extra landfill bin
Apply for a larger landfill bin