Rubbish and recycling news
SKM Services’ temporary closure of all recycling sites
Cardinia Shire Council, along with over 30 other Victorian Councils, has been advised that the contracted recycling processor SKM Services has temporarily closed all of its sites effective immediately
Current closure of SKM Services' Laverton North site
SKM Services' Laverton North site is currently closed.
Disposing of e-waste in Cardinia Shire
From July 1 2019, e-waste will be banned from Victorian landfill.
Seeking a smarter solution for household rubbish
Cardinia Shire Council will join fourteen other south-eastern Councils to seek proposals from industry for a smarter way to tackle household rubbish.
Upcoming hard and bundled green waste collection
Cardinia Shire Council’s residential hard and bundled green waste collection starts in Zone 1 on Tuesday 23 April 2019. The collection will run through five zones across the shire over five weeks.
Book now for final FREE waste workshop
Bookings are now open for the final FREE ‘Composting for beginners’ workshop at Hewitt Eco House in Koo Wee Rup, from 10am–12pm on Sunday 5 May 2019.
Detox Your Home, no green smoothies needed
Declutter and dispose of your unwanted household chemicals at Cardinia Shire’s FREE Detox Your Home and DrumMUSTER mobile collection event in Pakenham on Saturday 27 April 2019.
Recycling negotiations continue
Although our recycling processor, SKM, has reopened all of its processing sites, these sites are operating at a limited capacity.
The EPA has ordered recycling processor SKM to stop receiving recyclable material until further notice.
FREE Green waste drop-off days are coming!
Cardinia Shire Council’s free green waste drop-off weekends will be held 16–19 November at Lysterfield Resource Recovery Centre and 23–26 November at Pakenham Resource Recovery Centre.
Council to trial CCTV to keep Cardinia Shire clean
Cardinia Shire Council is seeking community input to identify possible camera and signage locations for its upcoming CCTV trial targeting illegal rubbish dumping activity across the municipality.
Five years in the making – changes ahead for recycling organic waste in Victoria’s south east
Cardinia Shire Council is now one of eight councils in south east Victoria participating in landmark contracts for future recycling of organic waste at the kerbside.
Missed bin collections
Our waste collection contractor has having been some difficulties making all the scheduled collections in some areas in recent weeks due to vehicle maintenance issues.