What happens to my waste?

Green bin

The Back to Earth Initiative website has some great information and videos outlining how council green waste is recycled and used for farming and gardens. It also shows how using the collection service correctly helps to create useful compost products and reduce the amount of organic waste dumped in landfill. See the Back to Earth Initiative website 


Recycle bin

The contents of your recycling bin is taken to Cleanaway in Coolaroo. 

Watch this video, filmed at Cleanaway's Laverton North facility, to see how recycling is collected and sorted.  

Red bin

The contents of your landfill bin is delivered to Hanson Wollert Landfill

Hard waste collection

Find out how your hard waste is collected and processed.