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Easter Bin Collections

A reminder to all Canberrans, if your bins are usually collected on a Friday, please note that this Good Friday there will be no bin collections. Instead they'll be picked up the following day, Saturday 20 April.

What's Happening?

National Recycling Week 12 - 18 November 2018

30 October 2018
Get involved in Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week and go behind the scenes with site visits, workshops on textiles waste, food waste and other activities. Learn the latest trends about recycling and waste management in the ACT.
Click here for, site tours and talks during recycling week. All events are FREE of charge.

Community open sessions at the Recycling Discovery Hub

31 October 2018
Have you ever wondered what happens to the things we put in the bin? Join us at the Recycling Discovery Hub to find out! Join us at the next free community open session. Register at for the next community open session or book your community or school group into an education session here.

ACT Container Deposit Scheme

31 October 2018
The ACT has established a container deposit scheme (CDS). Consumers are now able to return eligible beverage containers to designated drop-off points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. Visit for more information. Come on a tour of Fyshwick site during Recycling Week 2018.

ACT Waste Feasibility Study Outcomes

31 October 2018
The ACT Waste Feasibility Study has presented its Roadmap for improved waste management practices in the ACT for public consultation. You can also contribute to a Your Say discussion on the future of Waste to Energy in the ACT.

Waste to Energy in the ACT

31 October 2018
This consultation is now open. Help us design a waste-to-energy policy for the ACT by completing the survey, attending a drop-in session or registering for a one-on-one session. Read the information paper on

MyWaste app

31 October 2018
The MyWaste app is no longer used by the ACT Government. Up to date information on recycling, waste collection and green bins is available on the Fix My Street site Go to suburb information and enter your suburb.

The ACT Government is committed to improving the accessibility of web content. To provide feedback or request an accessible version of a document please contact us or phone 13 22 81.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

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