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Order a food and green waste bin

a general waste bin and a food and green waste bin standing side by side with arrows pointing to each other signifying the switch in collection frequency

In 2019 the green waste service in Bayside was expanded to include food waste and become the food and green waste service. From Monday 4 July 2022 this bin (light-green lid) will be collected weekly and the household rubbish bin will be collected fortnightly.

83% of residents now use this service and are recycling their food scraps in the food and green waste bin, creating a high-quality compost for local farmers and reducing the amount of waste ending up in landfill.

Fill in the form below to order your new food and green waste bin. This form is for residents who don’t already have an existing food and green waste bin.

More information and tips about the food and green waste service

How much does it cost?

This service is a one-off charge of $99 and is not added to your rates.

You will receive a brand new bin for your food and garden waste, a kitchen caddy, a 150-bag roll of compostable liners, and some information to help you get started. 

You can purchase the bin with a valid Visa or Mastercard.

How long will it take?

You will receive a lime green-lidded food and green waste bin within 10 working days. 

Who can order one?

All residents of Bayside using council waste services can order a food and green waste bin, including ratepayers or renters. 

Which bin size would you prefer?

Two bin sizes are available for food and green waste:

  • 240 litre - standard size for current food and green waste bins and the same size of the standard blue-lidded recycling bins
  • 120 litre - slightly smaller than standard size for general waste bins

Would you like an additional food and green waste bin?

Please call us on (03) 9599 4444.

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Green waste has been converted to food and green waste so you are already registered. 
You can now put your food waste in this bin. If you still have a red-lidded bin please let us know.
If you require an additional food and green waste bin then please call (03) 9599 4444.

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