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
- All households in Cardinia Shire are eligible for one rebate from each of the categories below.
- You must submit a separate application for each category.
- Applications must be compleated within 60 days of purchasing.
- If you spend less than the rebate amount, we will refund you for the full 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 bins, worm farms, bokashi bins, in-ground food waste digester.
|Up to $50|
Garden mulchers, garden shredders, portable wood chippers.
|Up to $50|
|Reusable sanitary products||Reusable sanitary pads, reusable sanitary cups, leak proof underwear and wet bags for reusable sanitary items.||Up to $50|
Cloth nappies, swim nappies, reusable inner liners for nappies, reusable baby wipes, wet bags for reusable nappies and reusable nursing breast pads.
|Up to $150|
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 (less than 60 days old)
- proof of your Cardinia Shire address.