Recycling and rubbish

Lime green-lid food and garden organics (FOGO) bins will be delivered to residents who receive a Council waste collection service between April and June 2024. The FOGO collection service will begin on the week of 1 July 2024. Learn more.


Learn about recycling and rubbish in the City of Yarra, including bin collection days, hard and green waste collections, composting and worm farming, recycling drop-off points, and helpful tips on avoiding waste in the first place.

Every household, business and building serviced by Council is given three types of bins:

To help remember your pickup schedule, you can check our bin collection page to find your zone and download a calendar.

Residents can book up to two hard rubbish collections each year and book free green waste collections as many times as needed.

Note: Hard rubbish and green waste collections are not available for commercial properties or apartments with private waste arrangements.

If you have questions or queries, please contact us at [email protected] or call 03 9205 5555.

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