Bins and waste collection

Check bin types and collection dates, or learn how different types of waste can be handled or recycled.

Bin requests

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We collect your household waste bins every week, with the collection day depending on where you live.
A person putting a full rubbish bag into a wheelie bin
Has your bin been lost or stolen? Perhaps you've moved into a property that doesn't have a bin. We can help.
Rubbish and recycling bins on kerb
The standard Darebin waste bin is 80 litres, but you can ask for a bigger bin if you think you need one.
A close up view of a recycling bin and contents
If we missed your bin during a recent collection, please let us know within 48 hours so we can arrange another collection.

Waste types and bin usage

A red-lidded wheelie bin for general rubbish
Waste bins are for general rubbish which you can't reuse or recycle.
Someone putting a plastic bottle into a yellow-lidded recycling bin
See what can be put into your recycle bin – and other options if it can't.
An open and full green waste bin in street

What goes into your food and green waste bin, how to use your kitchen caddy, and reducing food waste at home.