What happens to your waste

Wondering where your waste goes after your bins have been collected? The following resources provide information about what happens next.

Green waste bin items

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.

 

For more information, visit: Back to Earth Initiative.

Recycling bin items

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

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

 

For more information, visit: Cleanaway.

Landfill bin items

The contents of your landfill bin are delivered to Hanson Landfill in Wollert.

For more information, visit: Hanson Landfill.

Hard waste collection items

Find out how your hard waste is collected and processed.