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Waste and Recyling

Bins

Please remember the importance of 'give it some thought and have a sort'. It is important to ensure that garbage is disposed of correctly to aid recycling and protect our environment.

Gunnedah residential households receive a three bin service for general household waste, recyclables and greenwaste.
1 x 140L Red lidded Bin for general household waste (weekly)
1 x 120L Yellow lidded bin for recycling (weekly)
1 x 240L Green lidded bin for greenwaste (fortnightly)

Curlewis, Carroll and rural residential areas receive a two bin service for general household waste bin and a recyclables.
1 x 140L Red lidded Bin for general household waste (weekly)
1 x 120L Yellow lidded bin for recycling (weekly)

New Service

New homes within the designated waste collection area will receive kerbside waste collection service, once a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued and the property owner has completed and submitted a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

After you submit the Bin Dispatch Form and the application processed, Council will charge your rate account for the waste collection service.

Your bins will be delivered to the footpath, and must be moved inside the property boundary as soon as possible.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 if you require a copy of this form.

Bin Repairs

Repairs can be made to the lids, pins and wheels on the garbage bins.

When you request repairs to your bin, you must:

  • place your bin outside the property on the footpath
  • leave the bin there until the bin is repaired

You can continue to use the bin while it is awaiting repair.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 to arrange for your bin to be repaired.

To obtain an additional service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

Missing or Stolen Bins

Contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 or attend the Council Customer Service Centre to arrange for a replacement bin.

There is a fee to replace a missing or stolen recycling (yellow lid) bin.

Commercial Bins

Council offers businesses and organisations in the waste collection zone who have waste that needs to be collected on a regular basis a kerbside collection.

The Commercial Service provides is a red lidded 240L bin which will be collected weekly.

To obtain the service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

After the Bin Dispatch Form is submitted and the application processed, Council will charge the rate account for the waste collection service.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 if you require a copy of this form.

Additional Bin Services

Only property owners can apply for an additional bin service if one bin service is not sufficient.

For each additional bin service requested fees and charges apply and are added to the rates of the property.

To obtain an additional service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

Waste and Recyling

Bins

Please remember the importance of 'give it some thought and have a sort'. It is important to ensure that garbage is disposed of correctly to aid recycling and protect our environment.

Gunnedah residential households receive a three bin service for general household waste, recyclables and greenwaste.
1 x 140L Red lidded Bin for general household waste (weekly)
1 x 120L Yellow lidded bin for recycling (weekly)
1 x 240L Green lidded bin for greenwaste (fortnightly)

Curlewis, Carroll and rural residential areas receive a two bin service for general household waste bin and a recyclables.
1 x 140L Red lidded Bin for general household waste (weekly)
1 x 120L Yellow lidded bin for recycling (weekly)

New Service

New homes within the designated waste collection area will receive kerbside waste collection service, once a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued and the property owner has completed and submitted a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

After you submit the Bin Dispatch Form and the application processed, Council will charge your rate account for the waste collection service.

Your bins will be delivered to the footpath, and must be moved inside the property boundary as soon as possible.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 if you require a copy of this form.

Bin Repairs

Repairs can be made to the lids, pins and wheels on the garbage bins.

When you request repairs to your bin, you must:

  • place your bin outside the property on the footpath
  • leave the bin there until the bin is repaired

You can continue to use the bin while it is awaiting repair.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 to arrange for your bin to be repaired.

To obtain an additional service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

Missing or Stolen Bins

Contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 or attend the Council Customer Service Centre to arrange for a replacement bin.

There is a fee to replace a missing or stolen recycling (yellow lid) bin.

Commercial Bins

Council offers businesses and organisations in the waste collection zone who have waste that needs to be collected on a regular basis a kerbside collection.

The Commercial Service provides is a red lidded 240L bin which will be collected weekly.

To obtain the service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.

After the Bin Dispatch Form is submitted and the application processed, Council will charge the rate account for the waste collection service.

Please contact council Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100 if you require a copy of this form.

Additional Bin Services

Only property owners can apply for an additional bin service if one bin service is not sufficient.

For each additional bin service requested fees and charges apply and are added to the rates of the property.

To obtain an additional service the property owner needs to complete and submit a Bin Dispatch Form to Council.