Council supports composting of household and green waste in vermin proof containers. Where composting of green waste is not a viable option Council provides 4 verge, green waste collections each year during the months of March, May, September and November. to assist with the removal of unwanted bulk items, 2 bulk waste collection are carried out each year. 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. Green waste is mulched and used on civic gardens.