Charity bins are generally now in group centres rather than neighbourhood centres to help manage illegal dumping. This followed extensive consultation and a six month trial - resulting in the Code of Practice for the Management of Charity Bins on Public Land.
Commercial and charitable organisations wanting to place a bin in a public place for the collection of customer waste or charitable donations require approval. To apply, please contact the Land Use Unit on 6205 8794.
Charities must also:
Complaints about charity bins should be directed to the charity service operating the bin.