Waste and recycling
Bins and collection services
Learn about your garbage, recycling and food and garden organics bin services and options for hard waste collection.
A-Z guide to waste and recycling
Find different ways to discard your household waste sustainably. This list includes both Council and external services with options for common household items, and how to recycle or safely dispose of them.
This section has information to help you adopt more sustainable purchasing habits. You can find tips on avoiding general waste and food waste, and where you can repair, reuse, borrow, and swap items.
Drop off a range of household items into our yellow recycling cabinets for free at our Coburg, Brunswick and Glenroy Customer Service Centres.
Waste and recycling locations
Find your nearest recycling or waste transfer location. A transfer station or resource recovery centre is a place where you can recycle or dispose of a range of items.
Clean streets and neighbourhoods
Council removes graffiti, litter and dumped rubbish to help keep our streets, footpaths and laneways clean and carries out regular street cleaning.