Residential Rubbish Collection

Residential Waste Collection

To ensure the safe and easy collection of general rubbish from your wheelie bin, please observe the following:

Your collection day

Residential rubbish is collected on weekdays from various suburbs and localities across the greater Geraldton region

Find the collection day for your suburb

On your collection Day:

  • Place bins on the verge prior to 6.00am
  • Leave a half metre gap between bins or obstacles
  • Do not place rubbish beside or on top of the bin
  • Bins will be emptied between 6.00am and 4.00pm on your collection day
  • If your bin is not emptied by 4.00pm on your collection day please contact the City on 9956 6600 or submit a
  • Remove the bin from the verge as soon as possible after collection

What does/doesn't go into the bin?

  • The bins are for domestic waste only such as food scraps and non recyclable items
  • Do not overload the bin (maximum 70kg)
  • No paint, chemicals, liquids, car batteries or motor oil - these items can be accepted at Meru Landfill under the Household Hazardous Waste Program
  • Do not put bricks, heavy timber or steel in the bin – these materials can damage the collection equipment and your bins.
  • If your bin gets damaged during collection you can report it to the City using the Damaged Bin Form
Damaed bin

New or additional bins or new collection service requests

If you require a new bin, a new rubbish collection or an additional bin service, fill out and submit the Request for Rubbish Collection Service Form

Fees apply.

Full bin