Order bins

  • The service costs listed below are for 2021-22. They are charged as part of your rates and charges. 
  • Fees are charged on a pro-rata basis, meaning ratepayers are charged proportionally according to when in the financial year the bin is ordered.
  • Extra bins and the green waste bin service must be kept for a minimum of 6 months.

Residential garbage charge

  • Standard (120-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $307.25
  • Reduced (eco) (80-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $277.25

Green waste bin (optional)

  • Standard 240L - $126.60
  • Smaller 120L - $90

Additional bins (optional)

  • Additional garbage bin 120L - $225
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $89.25
  • Additional green bin 240L – $126.60

Commercial waste (optional)

  • Standard first garbage charge (120-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $337.25
  • Additional garbage bin 120L -  $256.75
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $101.45
  • Green waste bin 240L  - $140

Waste services charges are an additional charge included in the property’s annual rates notice. 

  • By law, every household must have a rubbish bin service and a recycling bin service, for health and safety reasons. 
  • Having a food and green waste bin is optional.

Garbage charge

The standard garbage charge covers:

  • supply, collection and disposal/recovery of your kerbside garbage and recycling
  • residential hard waste service - collection and disposal
  • public place rubbish and recycling - collection and disposal
  • litter and illegally dumped rubbish removal and disposal
  • maintenance of waste infrastructure
  • management of closed landfill sites
  • community education and engagement programs on waste management and using waste services correctly. 

Litter and amenities charge

This charge covers 

  • public place rubbish and recycling collection and disposal
  • litter and illegally dumped rubbish removal and disposal
  • maintaining waste infrastructure in the shire
  • managing closed landfill sites
  • community education and engagement on waste management and using waste services correctly. 
  • By law, every household must have a rubbish bin and a recycling bin. The property owner must cover the cost of these services
  • If a property doesn’t have any rubbish or recycling bins, they need to be ordered within 5 days of someone moving in. A tenant can order new rubbish and recycling bin services.
  • You may also want to order a food and green waste bin. This service is optional. The service must be kept for at least 6 months.
  • Bins will usually be delivered within 3 working days of ordering. 

Order bins  

Order a new bin - online request form

Phone: 1300 787 624
Email: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • Households can order extra rubbish bins. 
  • As these services are optional, they can only be ordered by the property owner, authorised property manager or authorised ratepayer.  Authorised property managers can request bin orders or changes in writing only, either via the online form below or via email to mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au
  • Additional bins must be kept for at least 6 months.

Cost

Fees for additional bins are charged pro rata, meaning ratepayers are charged proportionally according to when in the financial year the bin is ordered.

  • Additional rubbish bin (120-litres): $215
  • Additional recycling bin (240-litres): $84.60

Order additional household bins - bin service request form

Phone: 1300 787 624
Email: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

If your rubbish bin is too big, you can request to get a smaller one and pay a reduced fee

Online 

Downsize your bin - bin service request form

Phone: 1300 787 624
Email: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • Rubbish and recycling bin services for small businesses are available at a commercial garbage charge rate.
  • Only property owners, authorised property managers and authorised ratepayers can order bins for businesses.
  • Businesses can order up to 4 bins in total.
  • You can view the cost of these services here.  

Order 

Order bins for business - bin service request form

Phone: 1300 787 624
Email: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • We can provide rubbish and recycling services for organisations holding events in Cardinia Shire.
  • Please order at least 3 weeks before the event.
  • Cost: Bins are ordered as a pair: 1 recycling and 1 waste bin for $70 

Order

Order bins for your event - online form 

If you prefer, you can order by phone or email. 

Email mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au or call 1300 787 624 with the following information:

  • the date and name of your event
  • how many bin pairs are required
  • the best location to leave the bins.
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