Please be advised that Council's waste contractors were not able to complete vegetation bin collection in the Chatswood West area as scheduled for Thu 25 May.Residents affected are advised to leave their bins out for collection as soon as possible.
This bin is for garden material only, as it is composted to create garden products and soil additives. Food waste, pet litter and bioplastics/compostable plastics are not accepted in vegetation bins as they require specialist composting and disposal.
Bins weighing over 90 kilograms cannot be emptied.
The following materials are permitted to be put in your vegetation bin:
Grass cuttings (put it in last to avoid it sticking to the bottom of your bin)
Leaves and twigs
Tree loppings (must be less than 50 mm in diameter and 400 mm in length)
The following materials are NOT to be put in your vegetation bin:
Food scraps and waste
Tree stumps or loppings bigger than the above
Treated, painted or stained timber
Other general household waste
Weight limit: 80Kg
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Green waste is taken to the Eastern Creek composting facility to be screened for inorganic material like glass, and then composted. The mature product has a number of garden uses and is sold wholesale or at retail outlets.
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