Collection of waste and recyclable material is conducted by Perthwaste. Perthwaste are also responsible for all bin repairs and replacement.
For any enquiries relating to collection of bins or bin repairs / replacement please contact Perthwaste Customer Service on 94181315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Collection Service Days for Easter Period:
Good Friday 29/03/2013 - No Collections (Friday’s Waste & WK1 Recycle Collections will be collected on Saturday 30/03/2013).
Easter Monday 01/04/2013 – Normal Collections (Monday’s Waste & WK2 Recycle Collections will occur on Mon 01/04/2013).
Each premise is issued with two bins. The small 120 litre bin is the weekly general waste bin and the larger 240 litre bin is the fortnightly recycling bin. The recycling bin (large bin with yellow lid) is collected fortnightly on the same day as the general waste bin.
for more information on verge collections.
What you can put in your yellow-lid recycling bin:
Glass - bottles and jars only, lids removed/loose
Foil trays, aluminium cans and aerosols
Newspapers, glossy magazines, junk mail and office paper
Plastic containers - plastics 1,2,3,5 with lids and caps removed/loose
Steel cans and aerosols – lids and caps removed/loose
Cardboard and boxboard
Liquid paperboard cartons – rinse and flatten
DO NOT PUT RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS.
From 1 July 2011, the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility will be a permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off site.
The JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF is located on the corner of Brockway Road and Lemnos Street in Shenton Park.
Electronic waste - take to JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF .
Household batteries – take to Council office or Grove Library.
Lead Acid batteries – take to JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF .
Printer cartridges - take to JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF .
Mobile phones – take to Council office or Grove Library.
Motor oil - take to JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF .
Compact fluorescent globes and tubes - take to JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF .
For the weekly recycling schedule for the year, please click here
Greenwaste is collected by Council during a verge collection. For more information click here
Residents can also take excess greenwaste to the JFR (Jim) McGeough RRF , located on the corner of Brockway Road and Lemnos Street in Shenton Park. Scroll down on this page for waste disposal fees.
Collection of Rubbish
Place your bins on the street verge by 7.00am approximately one metre from the kerb, but without obstructing the footpath. Only rubbish contained in the bins will be collected.
Waste Disposal Fees
Residents may dispose of excess rubbish at the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility , located on the corner of Brockway Road and Lemnos Street in Shenton Park. For current waste disposal fees, click here
to go the WMRC website.
Conditions do apply and an entry pass is required. These conditions are noted on the entry pass which is available for pre-purchase from the Council Office at concession rates.
JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility Hours:
Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 3.45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 1.00pm
Public Holidays 7.30am to 1.00pm
Closed: Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.
Telephone: (08) 9384 2544
Additional Rubbish Service
If you require additional bin services to your home or business the following charges can be added to your rates notice.
Additional 120L rubbish bin services are available at the cost of $357.50 (plus GST) per annum on a pro-rata basis for rateable properties or charged at $383.90 (plus GST) per annum on a pro-rata basis for non-rateable properties.
Additional 240L recycle bin services are available free of charge.
Aged Persons and the Disabled
Aged persons and disabled persons who have difficulty placing the bins on the verge on collection day should contact the Town Administration Centre on (08) 9384 1633
or email email@example.com
An officer will then visit your property to assess the problem and advise of a mutually acceptable solution.
Ownership of Bins
The bins are the property of Perthwaste.
Your bins have serial numbers stamped on them and these numbers have been recorded against your property.
The bin must remain at the property to which they are delivered.
Rubbish on Nature Strips
Garden refuse, tree cuttings, building materials and any rubbish not in a bin should not be stored on the nature strip. A litter infringement may be issued to those found in contravention of this Local Law.
Council provides verge collections throughout the year for green waste and bulk rubbish. Click here
to see dates and more detailed information.