City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

BULK VERGE INFORMATION

Residential Green Waste | Residential Junk | Rural Area Bulk  | WASTE HOME

Please be aware some suburbs are split into

different dates

VERGE COLLECTIONS DATES for 2016 TO 2017

Bulk Verge Map for June 2016 - click to open detail

 

Recycling Map & Guides


How to find my Bin Day 

Henderson Waste Recovery Park

Waste Services HOME

Resource Recovery Calendar - click to open this document

VIEW THE AREA MAP FOR YOUR PICK UPS 
 Please be aware some suburbs are split into different dates

If you are unclear or need assistance with this map
then please call Customer Service on: 9411 3444

IMPORTANT DETAILS
ON PICKUPS

 

Junk Verge Dates 2016-2017 - click to view more detail  

  • Please be aware some suburbs are split into different dates.
  • The information is a summary of the Resource Recovery Calendar, please refer to the full copy on the right for full details.
  • Please ensure you are aware of your correct area. 
  • If you require assistance with this map, please call our Call Centre on 9411 3444.
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    Please place your junk/green waste on the verge by 6.00am 3 days prior to the scheduled start date for your area as the contractor will only check the verge once.   

    COMBINING WITH A NEIGHBOUR?
    If you are combining your junk/green pickups with a neighbour, please notify Council prior to the pickup date.

    No collection will be made from a synthetic lawn verge area.

    Allow 5-7 working days for collection.  If your green waste has NOT been collected within this timeframe, please contact
    9411 3444.

    Please place waste on the verge, approximately one metre back from the kerb, without obstructing footpaths or creating a safety hazard. 

    Items should be placed clear of vehicles, trees and sprinklers to allow pickup by mechanical means (eg BOBCAT).

    Collection is limited to approximately TWO TRAILER LOADS (6x4 trailer size) or 2 cubic meters. 

    Excess junk/green waste will not be taken.

    Bulk Verge collections are for residential properties only and do not include commercial properties or schools.

    Waste placed on the verge more than 3 days prior to your area collection commencing, or after the truck has passed, may be liable for a $200 litter infringement notice.

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    Residential Green Waste Collection

    Tree branches should be stacked neatly, approximately one metre back from the kerb, clear of trees and sprinklers to allow pickup by BOBCAT.  Please do not obstruct footpath.

    Maximum thickness of logs is 300mm diameter - split in half and maximum length is 1.5 metres.

     

    Green Waste items collected:

    Green Waste items NOT collected:

    Tree and shrub prunings up to:

    • 1.5 metres in length
    • 300mm in diameter - split in half 
    • branches over 1.5m long
    • branches or trunks over 300mm in diameter;
    • Bags or boxes of leaves/grass clippings
    • Loose leaves/grass clippings
    • Dug out lawn
    • General waste, junk or white goods
    • Sand or soil materials
    • Stumps or palm logs
    • Weeds and root materials

    As the green waste is processed at the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) green waste facility at Canning Vale, it is important that it is not contaminated with any other materials.

     

    Residential Junk Collection Program   *refer to above calendar for dates*

    Please note that all residents will receive this information in their Resource Recovery Calendar sent to all residents at the end of June each year. This information is also included in the annual City of Cockburn calendar which is distributed in December of each year.

    • Doors MUST be detached from fridges and freezers if fitted with a mechanical latch.
    • Maximum size for any items is 1.5 metres by 1.5 metres to allow pick up by bobcat and to fit into the compactor truck.

    Junk items Collected

    Junk items NOT Collected

    • General Junk e.g. furniture, mattresses
    • Timber products up to 1.5 metres in length
    • White goods and e-waste up to 1.5m in length
    • Tyres
    • Asbestos or cement fibre products
    • Batteries, paints, chemicals, oils or other household hazardous waste
    • Construction waste e.g. bricks, sand, cement, rubble, concrete
    • Vehicle parts
    • General waste, food
    • Garden waste e.g. trees, dug out lawn, leaves
    • Gas and air cylinders, fire extinquishers
    • Plate glass, solar panels, shower screens etc

     

    Rural Area Bulk Waste Collection - *refer to above calendar for dates*

    The Rural Area (11) collection is for properties NOT included in Areas 1 to 10 (ie Banjup, parts of Wattleup and parts of Jandakot). 

  • Please place green waste/junk rubbish neatly on the verge in two piles.
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