Waste rebates and discounts
Rewards for reducing waste
We are committed to environmental sustainability and reducing waste sent to landfill – that’s why we offer rebates and incentives if you take steps to reduce your household waste.
Rebates we offer
- Each household in Cardinia Shire is eligible for one rebate from the categories below.
- You must submit a separate application for each category.
- If you spend less than the rebate amount, we will refund you for the amount you spent.
You can also get a discount on your rates for reducing your bin size.
|Rebate category||Included in category||Rebate amount|
|Compost bins and worm farms||
Compost bin, worm farms, bokashi bins, in-ground food waste digester.
|Up to $50|
Garden mulchers, garden shredders, portable wood chippers.
(Head to the Sustainability Victoria website for tips on composting and worm farms).
|Up to $50|
What you can't claim a rebate for
- Commercial equipment
- Blower vac mulchers
- Mulching mowers
- Parts and accessories not listed.
Apply for a waste rebate
You need to include these with your form:
- a copy of the receipt
- proof of your Cardinia Shire address.
Apply to reduce your bin size
Customer Service Centre
20 Siding Avenue, Officer