Household waste collection & wheelie bins

Numerous areas around the Toowoomba region receive kerbside collections. There is even a service available for those that struggle to push the bin to the curb. Find information on the waste disposal solution for your area and what to put in your bins below.

To find out your bin collection day, use our bin mapping tool. 

Rubbish bins lined up alongside road
To find out your bin collection day, use our bin mapping tool.  If you already know your bin collection day, but would like a reminder calendar, print out the Waste calendar 2017-18. Some properties are outside of the designated collection area and do not receive a kerbside waste collection service. You will need to transport your items to your local waste facility. There are recycling opportunities available at each facility, please recycle where you ca ...
Waste collection truck
A three bin kerbside collection service is in place for all residential properties within the designated collection area throughout the region. The service consists of:  general waste bin (red or a nature green lid) - collected weekly. recycling bin (yellow lid) - collected fortnightly. an optional greenwaste bin (lime green lid) - collected fortnightly on the week between your recycling bin collection. We provide the general waste, recycling and greenwaste bins for r ...
Your general waste bin is the one with the nature green lid (same colour as the bin body) or a red lid. Items put in this bin are buried in landfill at a council waste facility. Many items are not compatible with our waste collection trucks or the landfill and should not be put in your general waste bin. Materials that can be placed in the general waste bin Items that can be placed ...
The contents of your recycling bin (yellow lid) are sorted on a series of conveyor belts, magnets, eddy currents, trommels (big sieves) and by hand. Placing non-recyclable waste in the recycling bin can hinder the recycling process or cause a lower grade product to be produced in the manufacturing process.  Do not place dangerous or unsanitary items into your recycling bin. Please place all materials in bin loosely - not in plastic bags. Ensure all ...
If you had a greenwaste service at your original residence, the bin and the charge remains there.  You need to register for a new greenwaste service at the new property (if there is not one there).  The greenwaste service is available to most areas within the region. See the list below. If in doubt, please contact us to confirm whether your property can receive a service.   If a greenwaste service is available at your property, the charge ...
Waste Services recognises that there are residents who for reasons of ill health, physical or mental incapacity are unable to move their bins to the roadside for service each week. Residents in this situation, who do not have any other able bodied person living in the property, can apply for an assisted waste collection service (also known as infirm waste collection).  On collection day, our collection contractor will enter your property, remove the bins and ...
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