You can choose to upgrade your rubbish/general waste bin to a larger 240 litre bin. An annual fee of $170 applies in addition to the standard waste charge (unless you are eligible for a medical exemption as outlined below).
Before you choose to upgrade to a larger bin, we have discovered that many residents can avoid upgrading by sorting their waste more effectively. We are here to help, to discuss ways to reduce your waste bin and avoid extra disposal fees contact our Resource Recovery Team on (03) 5422 0333.
To request a bin upgrade, complete a bin upgrade request form
One upgrade from a 140 litre to 240 litre general waste bin permitted per tenement. If extra general waste bins are required, additional 140 litre bins are available.
Special consideration exemption
You may be eligible to upgrade to a larger rubbish/general waste bin at no extra cost if you:
- have a disability or medical condition, or
- are caring for a person with a disability or medical condition
- are a landlord and have a tenant living at your property who meets any of the above criteria.
To apply, you will need to upload a letter from your doctor advising that treatment of a specific condition involves generation of significant additional waste for the household.
Complete the Application for Special Consideration Form
If you are renting and would like to apply for special consideration, please complete the above application form. If your application is approved, we will contact both you and your landlord to advise of the service change.