We are currently experiencing significant delays in processing applications, delivering planning decisions and investigating planning complaints from our community.
To find out which bin is due to be collected this week, click on this calendar.
2022 bin collection calendar(PDF, 191KB)
To learn how to better manage your household waste, visit Halve Waste.
There are three kerbside bins in the urban areas of our Shire; General Waste (red), Recycling (yellow) and Organics (green). Some rural areas don’t receive an organics (green bin) service.
Residential collection days by location
Kiewa / Tangambalanga
There may have been a change of driver or route and the collection time of your service has changed; remember bins need to be out by 6am on the scheduled day of collection.
Your waste/recycle/organics bin may have been contaminated, or your bin was too heavy and was unable to be emptied.
If your bin has not been collected by 4.30pm on the day of collection, please contact us.
Kerbside waste collection charges for 2021-22 are:
The waste services provided at each residence are based on whether the property is in a rural or urban zone. If you are in the urban zone the organics bins is mandatory.
The organics bin is not currently available in the rural zone. It is not possible to select which parts of the waste service you will receive, although you can choose to upgrade your bins if you need more capacity.
If your bin has been stolen, you'll need to provide a statutory declaration to Council and your bin will be replaced at no cost to you.
When complete, email the statutory declaration to email@example.com or bring it to one if our customer service centres.
If your bin has been damaged, report it to us and your bin will be repaired or replaced.
No you don't take bins with you when you move.
The bins are allocated to the property and not to the person at the property. Each bin has an individual serial number which is recorded against the property. This also allows Council to return the bins if they are found abandoned.
Households are provided with a roll of 156 compostable caddy liner bags annually.
If you run out of liners in the meantime, you can line your kitchen caddy with paper towel or newspaper, or empty organic material straight into the organics bin.
Small rolls (25 liners) are also available free of charge from our Customer Service Centres. Just remember that only compostable liners provided by Council can be used, not other brands of compostable liners, normal bin liners or plastic bags.
Organics caddies are allocated to a property. If yours is missing please provide a statutory declaration to Council.
You can return the declaration to any customer service centre or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will then be able to collect a new caddy from a customer service centre. If you aren’t in an organics collection area and don’t have the green bin, you are not eligible for a council-supplied organics caddy.
Research shows that household waste bins generally contain a high proportion of food and other organic material which could be composted.
We acknowledge that a number of residents already compost, however for various reasons the majority don’t.
The green lidded organics bin will also take material that is not suitable for home compost such as meat bones, cooking oil absorbed in paper towel/newspaper and facial tissues.
To find out all of the items which can be diverted from your general waste bin and disposed in your organics bin, see the A-Z Guide of What goes in the green lidded organics bin(PDF, 166KB)
You have the option to upgrade your recycling or garbage bin, for an additional fee. To upgrade to a 360L recycling bin or a 240L garbage bin, please complete the Application for a Waste Service Upgrade(PDF, 603KB)
In completing this form, residents will need to read and understand the A-Z guide of what can and cannot be placed in each bin. You can access these information guides using the links below.
What goes in the red lidded general waste bin A-Z guid(PDF, 162KB)
What goes in the yellow lidded recycling bin A-Z guide(PDF, 214KB)
What goes in the green lidded organics bin A-Z guide(PDF, 166KB)
Please submit your completed request to email@example.com or return to our Council office locations.
Visit the Halve Waste website for tips on how to reduce your household waste.
T: 1300 365 003