A-Z Waste Disposal Guide

In this section you will find a comprehensive list of household waste items, including hazardous waste, and how to correctly dispose of them.

If you have any further enquiries relating waste disposal, please contact the Health and Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.

General Household Rubbish

This section includes information on your general household rubbish and details on how to dispose of items correctly. Infomation on how and when to put your general rubbish bin out can also be found in this section.

If you have any further enquiries relating to your general household rubbish, please contact the Health & Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.



Greens Bin

Cottesloe residents are able to recycle their garden waste using the 240L Greens Bin with a lime green lid. This section includes details of what can be placed into the bin, what constitutes contamination and the collection frequency. 

If you have any further enquiries relating to your greens bin, please contact the Health and Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.
Recycling
To assist residents with their personal recycling commitment council provides a fortnightly recycling collection (paper, cans, glass, plastics) through the 240litre yellow lid bin. The general household rubbish collection is carried out weekly for household items that cannot be separated from the waste stream.
If you have any further enquiries relating to your recycle bin, please contact the Health & Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.
Greenwaste Collection
Council supports composting of household and green waste in vermin proof containers. Where composting of green waste is not a viable option Council provides two verge, green waste collections each year during the months of March and September. Residents are notified of the forthcoming waste collection date in the weeks leading up to the collection. Large bags suitable for the collection of green waste can be obtained from the administration centre and are returned to the property for reuse after the green waste collection.
Bulkwaste Collection

The Town of Cottesloe provides two bulk waste (household rubbish that can not fit in the waste bins) collections a year to residential properties only. For information on collection dates and what items are and are not collected, please click here.



Tip Passes

For information on the cost of tip passes and details of what can be disposed please click here. Location and contact details of the Waste Transfer Station can also be found here.

For further enquiries please contact the Waste Transfer Station on 9384 2544.



Home Composting & Bokashi Bins

For information on Home Composting Bins and Bokashi Buckets, please click here. You can also download the green waste booklet from this section.  

If you have trouble downloading the booklet or have any further queries, please contact the Health & Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.



E-Waste Recycling
E-waste such as computers may be disposed at the Brockway Transfer Station at no cost to residents. The Town also encourages the recycling of household batteries and mobile phones. These can be disposed of in the bins located at the Towns reception desk.