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Order bins

  • The service costs listed below are for 2020-21. 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) - $289.75
  • Reduced (eco) (80-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $259.75

Green waste bin (optional)

  • Standard 240L - $123.20
  • Smaller 120L - $90.00

Additional bins (optional)

  • Additional garbage bin 120L - $215.00
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $84.60
  • Additional green bin 240L – $123.20

Commercial garbage (optional)

  • Standard first garbage charge (120-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $318.80
  • Additional garbage bin 120L -  $245.50
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $93.30

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.  
  • 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): $215.00
  • 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.