What is Waste?
Waste is part of everyday living. Waste can be classified in several different categories according to the source and method of its collection.
Domestic or Municipal Waste – includes household waste collected weekly by Councils kerbside service; wastes taken by individuals to landfill sites, and wastes collected from cleanup days and public litter bins.
Commercial Wastes – includes non-hazardous solid wastes produced by shops, offices, restaurants and hospitals.
Regulated Wastes – are wastes with properties that require special consideration and handling. Special wastes may be of a commercial or industrial source and can include treated medical waste, asbestos, contaminated soil, oils, rubber tyres, batteries and any type of hazardous waste.
How do I access a locked waste facility?
For all enquiries regarding Council’s waste disposal facilities including how to obtain an access, please contact Council’s Environment Health Department on 1300 696 272.