General Waste Bin

If you require any changes to your current bin service or a replacement bin, please complete a Notification of Changes to Residential Bin Services and email the form to

General Waste Bin

All Cottesloe residents are provided with a 120L General Waste Bin with a red lid. To facilitate the smooth operation of this service, residents are asked to:

  • Freeze seafood and odorous waste until collection time
  • Wrap perishable foods in newspaper
  • Ensure the lid closes and the bin weighs less than 70kg
  • Clean the bin regularly
  • Store the bin in a shaded area

Your General Waste Bin will be emptied weekly on your designated collection day.

What can be placed in the General Waste Bin?

Items should be placed securely in plastic bags.

  • Food Scraps
  • Disposable Nappies
  • Small items that cant go in the Recycle or Greens Bin

What must not be placed in the General Waste Bin?

  • Chemicals, oil, paint, hazardous substances.
  • Batteries, phones, e-waste, light globes.
  • Building materials
  • Anything that can go in the recycle bin.
  • Anything that can go in the greens bin.

Place your bins on the verge by 6:00am on your collection day and return to within your property on the same day. To find out your bin collection day, please visit our GIS mapping system by clicking here or by contacting the Town on 9285 5000.



Related documents

own on 9285 5000.Notification of Changes to Residential Bin Services