Green Waste Program
The 'Garden Organic Green Waste' program is an initiative of the ACT Government to encourage and help residents dispose of their green waste.
Tuggeranong will have green waste collection from late January 2018. Residents can sign up for green waste collections from Monday 27 November 2017.
Collections will cover Banks, Bonython, Calwell, Chisholm, Conder, Fadden, Gilmore, Gordon, Gowrie, Greenway, Isabella Plains, Macarthur, Monash, Oxley, Richardson, Theodore, Wanniassa and Tharwa.
Green waste collections are already available in Kambah. Residents can sign up using the button below.
Green Waste collections in Belconnen will start around September 2018. Residents can sign up next year with dates to be advised.
Kambah and Weston Creek
Green bins area already available in Weston Creek and Kambah. More than 8000 homes have opted-in. Residents who do not yet have a green bin can sign up using the button below.
Territory wide rollout – for the rest of Canberra
Collection for all other parts of Canberra including Gungahlin, Woden, Molonglo Valley, the Inner North and Inner South will commence around mid 2019.
|Registration Date||Delivery Date|
|Between 27 November 2017 to 10 December 2018||Between 8 January 2018 to 19 January 2018|
|Between 11 December 2017 to 27 January 2018||Between 22 January 2018 to 02 February 2018|
|From 28 January 2018 ongoing||Within five (5) working days after opt-in|
2017/2018 Collection Schedule
Weston Creek and Kambah
The bin should be placed out the night before or before 7am of the collection day.
In order to service your green waste bin effectively and safely, bins must not be overfilled. The lid must be able to be closed fully and the mass must not exceed 50kg.
* Collections scheduled for Christmas Day will occur on Saturday 23rd December 2017
Green bins will only be collected from residences that have signed up to the pilot.
Kambah Collection Map
What to put in your green bin
To learn about what goes in the green bin, please download and refer to the program brochure (PDF 2.9MB).
What can go in the green bin?
In the ACT, the following materials can be recovered through your green bin
What not to put in the green bin?
In the ACT, the following materials cannot be recovered through your green bin
paper and cardboard
stumps and logs