Where does your waste go?

Kerbside collection service

Rubbish/general waste bin

Rubbish collected from your household rubbish bins is transported to the Cleanaway Melbourne Regional Landfill facility in Ravenhall. 

Green waste/FOGO bin

Food and garden waste collected from your household FOGO bin is delivered to the Biomix composting facility in Stanhope, where it is converted into compost.

Recycling bin

Recycling collected from your household recycling bins (yellow lid) is taken to Australian Paper Recovery (APR) where it is processed and sent for recycling.

Glass-only bin

Glass collected from glass-only bins will be taken to Alex Fraser Group, and is reused in road construction materials and for a range of other applications.

Recycling at transfer stations

Co-mingled recycling 

Co-mingled recycling (which includes paper, recyclable household metals and rigid plastics) collected at Council’s transfer stations is taken to Visy for sorting and processing, materials are then sent onto further sites to be recycled.

Cardboard recycling

Cardboard is collected separately at the transfer stations and taken to Arora in Bendigo for recycling. 

Glass recycling

Glass collected at the transfer stations is taken to Alex Fraser Group, and is reused in road construction materials and for a range of other applications.

Garden waste 

Garden waste is mulched on site at transfer stations and is available for purchase.