Green waste verge collections Home / Services / Rubbish and recycling / Green waste verge collections Page ContentCollection datesIMPORTANT INFORMATIONCollection dates for 2017-2018 greenwaste verge collections have now been finalised, please check find my rubish collection day for further dates. Before collections start in your area dates will be published in Community Newspapers 9 days before your scheduled collection starts.GuidelinesGreen waste verge collections run smoothest when we all work together. You can play your part by ensuring:Do make sure:Green waste is only placed on the verge a maximum of nine (9) days before the scheduled collection date.Branches are no longer than 1.5m longThick branches (25 cm diameter) are cut into 30cm lengthsLoose and small green waste (weeds and leaves) are in a City of Stirling green waste recycling bag only*Green waste is not in hessian, polypropylene or plastic bagsGreen waste is free of contamination Do not place green waste on or near:Footpaths, driveways, overhanging onto the roadway or obstructing views from drivewaysArtificial turf, trees/stumps or sprinklersWater meters, Telstra covers, manhole covers or postsFences, walls, letterboxes and fixed objects * Ratepayers can pick up their green waste bags at the City Administration building, Herb Graham Recreational Centre, Recycling Centre Balcatta Hazardous Waste Area and Weighbridge on presentation of their voucher (included in the annual rates notice). Illegal dumping Please note that waste placed on the verge more than nine days prior to collection is considered illegal dumping and is subject to penalties. If you witness any illegal dumping, please contact the city via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (08) 9205 8555.