What are my responsibilities on collection day?
If your bin's lid is open it is seen as overload and may not be collected. Overfilling your wheelie bin means your household waste may fall out becoming litter on the roadside. Do not overfull your wheelie bin, the maximum weight allowed is 70kg.
Please do not put the following items in your wheelie bin:
*Green waste can be taken at any of the landfills or transfer stations free of charge
Maintain a clean hygienic wheelie bin. Unwanted smells and flies can be prevented by:
What if my wheelie bin is lost or damaged?
Please call Whitsunday Regional Council if your wheelie bin is lost or damaged.
What happens if I don't adhere to these conditions?
Your bin will not be collected. It is the resident's responsibility to empty bins that are deemed too full, too heavy by the collection driver; or contain unacceptable materials.
For further information please contact Whitsunday Regional Council on 1300 WRC QLD (1300 972 753).