Recycling and rubbish

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:

You can check our bin collection page to find your zone and sign up to our SMS service to receive bin collection reminders.

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 businesses.

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

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