It's time to switch: Green lid bins (food and garden waste) are collected weekly from August and red landfill bins every fortnight, to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.
Due to COVID-19 impacts and winter illnesses, Monash Maternal and Child Health are experiencing extreme staff shortages. Children booked between 10.08.2022 – 28.08.2022 for their 18m, 2y and 3.5yr Key Age and Stage will be contacted by our service to be rescheduled for September. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.
Due to COVID staff shortages, between 12.30pm-2pm until the end of August, calls will be directed to our after-hours service for follow-up. Thank you for your understanding.
Here are some tips to help you reduce smells, and wash and create more space in your landfill, recycling and food and garden waste bins.
If your bin is dirty or smelly, you can give it a quick wash with a hose. For a more thorough clean, you can use dish detergent and a broom. It is best to wash your bin on a warm, sunny day so it dries quicker.
For a quick wash:
For a thorough clean:
Odours and smells from food waste is common, particularly in warmer weather when the food may start to break down in your food and garden waste (green) bin.
See how to reduce smells in your caddy and green waste bin
Creating more space in your bins
Landfill (red) bin
Recycling (yellow) bin
Food and garden waste (green) bin