Bins & Kerbside Services

All properties that pay a Domestic Waste Management Service Charge receive the kerbside service.

Residents under rental agreements within the collection area automatically receive this service as this charge is payable by landlords.

If you are unsure if your rented property receives this service please contact Wagga Wagga City Council on 1300 292 442 or your rental agency.

Standard household kerbside service

The standard household service provides the following bins:

  • 240L Green lid food organics and garden organics bin (collected weekly)
  • 240L Yellow lid recycling bin (collected fortnightly)
  • 140L Red lid general waste bin (collected fortnightly)
  • 7L kitchen caddy and annual supply of compostable liners

Additional options

Residents can add services on top of the standard kerbside service. Options include:

  • Additional 240L Green lid food organics and garden organics bin (collected weekly)
  • Additional 240L Yellow lid recycling bin (collected fortnightly)
  • Upsize from 240L to 360L Yellow lid recycling bin (collected fortnightly)
  • Additional 140L Red lid general waste bin (collected fortnightly)
  • Upsize from 140L to 240L Red lid general waste bin (collected fortnightly)

Charges are applicable to additional services, which can be found at the bottom of this page.

Subsidised services

An additional 140L red lid general waste bin may be provided free of charge in the case of a resident/household who, directly as a result of a medical condition or as a large family, generates higher quantities of general waste than other properties.

Please contact Council's customer service team on 1300 292 442 to discuss these options and to obtain an application form.

Please Note: All subsidised waste services require annual validation of the service.

Large households

Under the subsidised services program a large household is defined as 5 or more dependents under the age of 18 residing at the one property address. Upon application supporting documentation is required which includes a clear copy of your Medicare card /School Letter or similar documentation that shows 5 or more dependent children under 18 years residing at the one household.

Medical assistance

Residents generating additional general waste as a result of the management of a medical condition can apply for a subsidised 140L red lid general waste bin. Upon application please provide written advice from a medical practitioner stating that as a result of the medical condition you require additional waste disposal. Please note, the bin must not be used to dispose of medical equipment still containing bodily fluids.

Infirm Service

The infirm service is available free of charge to assist residents who have difficulty getting their bins to the kerbside for servicing. This can apply to the elderly, those with a disability, or those managing a medical condition. Under this service, kerbside bins will be collected and returned to the property line by the driver.

Please contact Council's customer service team on 1300 292 442 to discuss this option and to obtain an application form.

Please Note: All subsidised waste services require annual validation of the service.

Upon application please provide a letter of support from a medical practitioner.

Waste Management Service Charges are reviewed annually in line with the Fees and Charges Policy and 2019/29 Long Term Financial Plan. The Domestic Waste Management Service Charge is payable by the property owner and appears on the rates notice.

The fees and charges listed below apply for the 2019/20 Financial year.

Household kerbside service waste charges

Domestic Waste Management Service Charge - Urban Residential (per service on a per occupancy basis)$345.00
Domestic Waste Management Service Charge - Rural Residential (charge is per service supplied)$345.00
Additional Bin Service - 140 litre General Waste, 240 litre Recycling or 240 litre Food Organics and Garden Organics $115.00
Domestic General Waste - upsize from 140 litre to 240 litre*$56.00
Domestic Recycling - upsize from 240 litre to 360 litre*$61.00
Annual allocation of compostable liners - roll of 150 linersFREE
Kitchen caddy replacement$8.00
Additional Compostable Liners -Limit of 1 roll per household or Business per request.FREE
Domestic Waste Unscheduled Service - Resident at Fault 19.50

*This is an annual fee in addition to the Domestic Waste Management Service Charge

You can also see a full list of Councils Fees and Charges.