When is my bin collection day?

Food and green waste bin being emptied by a truck

Waste is collected every week. Recycling bins and the food and green waste bins are collected on alternate weeks.

There are two collection zones in Darebin - east and west.

To find out which zone you live in, use the button below to enter your address and find your collection day:

Find my collection day

Collection calendars

There are two collection zones in Darebin, East and West.

2024 bin collection dates

Public holidays on weekdays

If the Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday or ANZAC Day public holiday is on a weekday, all collections will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week.

On other public holidays, bin collection is on your normal day.

2024 ANZAC day waste collection information :
  • Thursday 25 April 2024 - no collection
  • Friday 26 April 2024 - collection of Thursday runs
  • Saturday 27 April 2024 - collection of Friday runs

ANZAC Day, Christmas Day, Good Friday or New Year's Day on a weekday

My normal collection day is Bin collection will be
Monday Tuesday
Tuesday Wednesday
Wednesday Thursday
Thursday Friday
Friday Saturday

On other public holidays, bin collection is on your normal day.

When will we not collect your bin?

We won't collect your bin if:

  • it's too close to obstacles such as trees, poles, other bins or parked cars
  • it weighs more than 30 kilograms
  • you put it out too late
  • it's overfilled
  • it has anything on top or leaning against it

More information

Customer Service
Phone: 03 8470 8888
Email: mailbox@darebin.vic.gov.au