For a one-off fee of $50, residents in the designated program suburbs who want to participate will get a 240 litre lime green lidded bin (same size as the recycling bin) and a fortnightly pick-up service.
Register online for your green waste bin.
If you need assistance to register, contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.
Green bin services may be available for apartments and townhouses. If you have your own red and yellow bins you can register directly online. If you have a shared waste service, talk to your strata or body corporate manager to find out more.
You can still apply for a green waste bin if you are renting, however the green waste service is registered to the property address and must remain with the property, even if you move.
If you move and the new property does not have a green waste bin, you will have to register and pay again.
A one-off registration fee of $50 will be required at the time of registering, with your green waste bin collected every fortnight. Concession card holders with one of the below concession cards will receive their green waste bin for no charge.
Bin registrations received before 21 April will be delivered by 26 April 2019.
Green bins will be will be collected on alternate fortnights to the recycling bin service.
Check Fix My Street for current information on collection days.
View the Bin Collection Calendar.
All residents in the ACT who currently have their own domestic yellow and red bins are able to register for a green waste bin.
Green waste will be collected by a commercial contractor from the kerbside and transported to a green waste facility for processing into mulch which will be available for sale to the public through commercial providers.
No. Food scraps should not be placed into your green waste bin.
Green waste refers to garden vegetation waste which includes: