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Order bins or get a smaller household rubbish bin

Order new or additional bins for your household, business or event. Find out more about these services, including fees, below.  

Cardinia Shire bins are available in a range of sizes, as pictured below.
120L or 240L food and garden waste bin, 80L or 120L rubbish bin and a 240L recycling bin.

Cardinia Shire Council bins are available in a range of sizes.  120 liter food and garden waste bin, 240 liter food and garden waste bin, 80 liter rubbish bin, 120 liter rubbish bin and 240 liter recycling bin.

Just moved into your newly built home? To order your first set of new bins, use the bin order request form (please select 'new bin') or call 1300 787 624 or email mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • Every household must have at least one rubbish bin and one recycling bin. The property owner must cover the cost of these services - you can view the costs here
  • If a new property doesn’t have a rubbish and a recycling bin, they need to be ordered within 5 days of someone moving in.
  • Tenants can order the first rubbish and first recycling bin services for a new dwelling. All additional and optional services must be ordered by the ratepayer or authorised property manager.
  • Bins will usually be delivered within 3 business days of ordering.

 

To order extra bins for your household, use the bin order request form (please select 'additional bins') or call 1300 787 624 or email mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • Additional rubbish, recycling and the optional food and garden waste bins are available to all households in Cardinia Shire. 
  • As these services are optional and include additional fees, they can only be ordered or cancelled by the property owner, authorised property manager or authorised ratepayer - you can view the costs here.  
  • Additional bins must be kept for at least 6 months, if you no longer require an additional bin, you can cancel it by using the bin request form (please select 'other bin issue') or call 1300 787 624 or email mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au
  • Households can have a maximum of 3 rubbish bins, 3 recycling bins and 3 food and garden waste bins. 
  • Additional bins will usually be delivered within 3 business days of ordering.  
  • Cancelled additional bins will be picked up within 3 business days after the next scheduled collection. 

Order via the bin order request form or by calling 1300 787 624 or emailing mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

  • Rubbish, recycling and food and garden waste bins for small businesses are available at a commercial garbage charge rate - you can view the costs here.
  • Only property owners, authorised property managers and authorised ratepayers can order bins for a business.
  • Commercial properties can have a maximum of 3 rubbish bins, 3 recycling bins and 3 food and garden waste bins.

 Order bins for your event by using the online event bin form.

  • We can provide rubbish and recycling services for organisations holding community events in Cardinia Shire.
  • Please complete the online order form at least 3 weeks before your event.
  • Cost: Bins are ordered as a pair; one recycling and one waste bin for $70 
  • Event bins will be delivered within 3 business days before your event, at the location outlined in the order form and picked up from the same location within 3 business days following your event.

If your rubbish bin is too big, you can request a smaller 80-litre one, rather than the standard 120-litre rubbish bin, saving $30 per year. 

  • The service costs listed below are for the 2022-23 financial year. 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 current financial year the bin is ordered or cancelled.
  • 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) - $326.80
  • Reduced (eco) (80-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $296.80

Food and garden waste bin (optional)

  • Standard 240L - $129
  • Smaller 120L - $99

Additional bins (optional)

  • Additional garbage bin 120L - $230
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $90
  • Additional food and garden waste bin 240L – $129

Commercial waste (optional)

  • Standard first garbage charge (120-litre garbage bin + 240-litre recycling bin) - $356.80
  • Additional garbage bin 120L -  $280
  • Additional recycling bin 240L - $112
  • Food and garden waste bin 240L  - $150

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. 
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