Skip Bins

Cleanaway Services provides skip bins, residential waste and recycling collection services in the Shire as of 1 October 2016. Residents' waste and recycling collection days and frequencies remain unchanged.

How to Order a Skip Bin

CLICK TO ORDER A SKIP BIN ONLINE HERE OR Telephone: 9449 3332 (Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm)

Enquiries

Skip Bin Order Enquiries
Call Cleanaway Services on 9449 3332.

Skip Bin Information

Green Waste General Waste
Skip Colour: GREEN Skip Colour: BLUE

The green waste bin is designed for Green Waste only. The plant waste in the bin is not to stick up over the top of the bin.
Please note the following:

  • No sand
  • No lawn
  • No coppers logs
  • No sleepers
  • No rubbish
  • No plastic bags
  • No recyclables
  • No furniture
  • No demolition material – building & timber
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The blue skip blue is for General Waste. The general waste in the bin is not to stick up over the top of the bin.
Please note the following:

  • No builders waste including – bricks, pavers, sand, concrete and tiles
  • No lawn sod
  • No mattresses
  • No white goods including fridges and freezers
  • No Asbestos
  • No Hazardous waste (Chemicals or medical waste)
  • No liquid waste of any kind
  • No car parts including tyres
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are residents able to actually book dates?
Residents can contact Cleanaway on 9449 3332 or order a skip bin online here.

What size are the skip bins?
The skip bins provided will be no smaller the 3 cubic metres. Please ensure that you measure the larger items to ensure they will fit (without going over the fill line). If you go above this line the truck will not be able to safely lift the bin. If this occurs you will be asked to remove the extra items from the bulk bin within 24 hours.
If you can’t fit the items in the bulk bin please call Cleanaway Services on (08) 9449 3332.
Additionally there are some bins available for people who have previously had difficulty loading heavy items into the bins with an opening door arrangement.

What type of skip bins are available?
Yes, the general waste (household) skip bins are blue and the green waste (garden waste) skip bins are green.

How long will the bin be on my verge for?
Week day and weekend bins are available. When a booking is made Cleanaway will confirm the drop off and pick up day with the resident. Time frames are as follows:

  • Weekday bins: two nights and one day
  • Weekend bins: three nights and two days

Will larger lot sizes still be eligible for additional bins?
Yes. Cleanaway have the list of all larger properties and are able to arrange this directly with the resident. Properties that receive the extra allocations are for Green Waste bins only. Bin allocation are for each financial year (1st July - 30th June)

  • up to 2000 m²: 3 skip bins
  • 2,000 to 5000 m²: 4 skip bins
  • over 5,000 m²: 5 skip bins

When will my skip bin be delivered?
Skip bins are delivered between 6am and 6pm

Why has my skip bin arrived on my verge full?
Due to logistical reasons please be aware that some skip bins when delivered to your property may be full upon arrival. Please be assured that the rubbish will be emptied on the same day as delivery and that this will not affect the time you have to fill your bin. If delivered full, the bin will be emptied by 6pm at the latest that day.

What are the operating hours of Cleanaway for our residents?
Monday - Friday between 8:30am – 5:00pm.

Will the placement inspection process be the same or different?
All locations that have previously had a skip bin will have it located in the same spot. Should residents wish to discuss their Bin placement please speak to Cleanaway.

Will penalties apply for heavy / contaminated bins?
If a skip bin is overloaded or contaminated the resident will have the opportunity to sort out the problem. The skip bin will not be able to be collected if the wrong materials are in it.

Is there any difference in the items that can be placed into the bins?
The waste in the skip bins is not to stick up over the top of the bin.
GREEN: Green Waste ONLY.
BLUE: General Waste.
See the skip bin information for full details

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