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Food waste is wasted money for households, costing the average Victorian household $2,200 per year. Food sent to landfill also wastes all the resources, including water, required to grow, harvest, transport, package and sell produce. If food is sent to landfill it produces methane, a potent greenhouse gas. The best way to reduce food waste is to plan your meals, shop to a list, only purchase what you need, store your food correctly and learn t...
The City of Ballarat green waste collection service is provided to urban residential properties with a detached house in Ballarat, Buninyong, Learmonth, Cardigan Village and Miners Rest. Green bins are collected on the opposite week to recycling. On collection day the bin needs to be placed on the kerbside one meter apart and away from parked cars and trees. The maximum weight for collection is 70kg. If the bins are heavier, they canâ...
eWaste is any item with a plug, battery or power cord that is no longer working or wanted. It covers a whole range of items from phones and refrigerators to fluorescent light tubes: Large appliances Refrigerators Washing Machines Cookers Microwaves Electric fans Air conditioners Small appliances Irons Toasters Coffee machines Hair dryers ...
We supply bins to the ratepayer or property as part of our waste collection service. Available bins: 140L with a red lid for general waste 240L with a yellow lid for recycling 240L with a light green lid for green waste We do not deliver bins to your property unless it is occupied to reduce the occurrence of bins being stolen. Bins we provide must remain at the property for the next occupant. Want to know more? Cal...
We provide residential and street litter waste collection services. If you need your business waste collected, you will need to contact a private waste service.â¯
Open hours Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm. Weekends and public holidays: 10am-4pm Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday. Location 119 Gillies Street South, Alfredton. How much will this cost? See our pricing page for a breakdown of items and prices. For industries looking to use our landfill site, call The Twigg Group on 5342 8540.
The City of Ballarat aims to reduce waste to landfill by 65% as part of the waste minimisation strategy. View the Waste Guide for a list of what items go in each bin. Up to 16% of our recycling loads are contaminated with incorrect items. By knowing what to recycle we can all: Decrease recycled items going to landfill Reduce costs to council and all ratepayers Avoid contamination charges Help the environment Visit Get it R...
General rates are calculated based on the valuation of your property and the rate in the dollar. Other charges and levies are then added. Details of the valuation of your property are displayed on your rate notice. Visit Local Government Victoria - Calculating Rates for more details.