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 Public Holidays (Thursday and Friday), calls will be directed to our after-hours service for follow-up from 5.15pm on Wednesday 21 September to 8.15am on Monday 26 September. Thank you for your understanding.
Food odours and smells are common.
You might be concerned about your food caddy or green waste bin getting smelly from food scraps, but there are ways to minimise smells so you can recycle with confidence.
If you are still concerned with smells, you can recycle food that is less likely to cause smells, such as fruit and vegetable peelings, bread, tea bags and eggshells. Smelly foods such as meat, bones and cooked leftovers can still go in your general waste bin.
Overripe, rotting or decayed fruit and vegetables can attract fruit flies and other insects to your caddy or green waste bin. These are some more tips to stop insects and rodents from becoming a problem: