Garden Organic

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.

The program is currently available for residents in Weston Creek, Kambah and Tuggeranong at this stage.


Click on the button above to register for a green waste service.

A one-off fee of $50 payable by credit card is required at the time of registering unless you hold one of these concession cards:

ACTION Gold Card

Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card

Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card

MyWay Seniors Card (for people who are aged 70 years and above)

Department of Veterans Affairs Pension Card


Multi Unit Developments

If you live in a multi-unit development and want a green bin, please read the following eligibility information:

If you currently have individual mobile garbage bins for domestic waste and recycling services, store and present your own bin for collection you may register for the service and receive one green waste bin.

This applies to both kerbside presentations and those residents who present inside the complex outside their own residences.

If you utilise a shared service (e.g. waste hopper) then the body corporate/strata manager will need to contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81 and enquire about the allocation for the complex you live in.

The allocation process will take into account various factors to ensure the right number of green waste bins are provided.

Bin deliveries

For residents in Weston Creek, Kambah and Tuggeranong who have opted-in, your lime green lidded garden organic green waste bin will be delivered at your residential address within five (5) working days.


You may opt-out of the program at any time. We will then remove the bin from your residence. No refunds will be provided.

Future rollouts

Green waste collection is expected to be available for Belconnen in September 2018. Collections for all other parts of Canberra including Gungahlin, Woden, Molonglo Valley, the Inner North and Inner South are expected to commence mid 2019.

2018/2019 Collection Schedule

Weston Creek and Tuggeranong

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.


* Commencing from the 22nd of January.

Green bins will only be collected from residences that have signed up to the program.

Collections scheduled for Christmas Day will occur on Saturday 23rd December 2017.


Weston Creek and Tuggeranong Collection Map

You can view your street by zooming into your suburb

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 2.5MB).

What can go in the green bin?

In the ACT, the following materials can be recovered through your green bin

grass clippings




garden prunings


What not to put in the green bin?

In the ACT, the following materials cannot be recovered through your green bin

food waste

paper and cardboard

plastic bags

stumps and logs


construction materials

processed timber