Green waste information

Your green waste bin (with the green lid) is collected every 2 weeks.

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We provide an optional green waste bin service to all households in Cardinia Shire, for a fee of $132.85 (in 2017–18).  

Green waste bins are collected every 2 weeks, on the alternate week to your recycling bin. Your green waste bin has a bright-green lid.

Contact us to order a green waste bin

  • grass clippings
  • loose small branches
  • leaves
  • weeds
  • garden prunings
  • flowers 
  • green waste in plastic bags
  • rocks, stones, soil or potting mix
  • medical syringes
  • clothes and shoes
  • recyclables
  • food scraps
  • manure and animal waste
  • plant pots
  • general rubbish
  • nappies
  • hessian or plastic bags
  • hazardous waste or chemicals

Your green waste bin cannot weigh over 50 kilograms as the truck will not be able to lift it.

You can get rid of larger pieces of green waste and weeds placed in boxes using the hard and bundled green waste collection. This collection is held once every 6 months, right across Cardinia Shire. 

Find out about hard and bundled green waste collection