Residential bin collections
This page provides information about residential bin collections, how to request residential bins, reporting missed bins and how you can upgrade your residential waste service.
Change in bin collection times
To ensure minimal disruption to bin collections whilst WA experiences an increase in COVID-19 cases, the City will be commencing bin collections from 5:00am instead of 6:00am. We encourage all residents to place their household bins on the kerb the day before collection day to make sure we can access your bins.
Find your next collection
To find your next bin collection or green waste verge collection, please enter your residential address below. Please note, you must use a full address or you can select an address from the dropdown.
This data updates annually based off of property records, if your address is a new home or a sub division, please contact the City where we can assist you in locating your bin day/verge pick up information.
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Types of bins
The City of Stirling operates a three-bin system where households have access to three different bins:
- A red lid bin for general waste
- A yellow lid bin for recycling materials
- A lime green bin for garden organics (grass cuttings, weeds, small pruning items).
Red lid general waste bins are collected weekly. Yellow lid recycling and lime green lid garden organics bins are collected fortnightly on alternate weeks.
Bin collection special assistance
The City can provide extra assistance with bin collections for the elderly and those with a disability.
For more information, please phone our Customer Contact Centreon on (08) 9205 8555.
Residential bin requests
Unless you are living in a multi-unit property which has a shared bin service, you’ll be provided with:
- One 140 litre general waste bin
- One 240 litre recycling bin.
- The option for a 240 litre green waste bin service by application.
To lodge a request for residential bins, please phone our Customer Contact Centre on (08) 9205 8555.
If you live in a multi-unit complex of 6 or more units, a request for residential bins must be made by your strata manager.
If you are a Homeswest tenant, please arrange for a request to be submitted, in writing, by the Department of Housing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know?
When our three bin system was rolled out in July 2015, green waste bins were only delivered to properties of 400sqm or more. If you do not have a green waste bin and wish to apply for one, please phone our Customer Contact Centre.
If your bin isn’t emptied as scheduled, please phone our Customer Contact Centre within 24 hours. Please note, we can only lodge a request for a missed bin after 4:00pm on the day of your scheduled collection. This ensures that we allow enough time for our drivers to complete their collections.
Missed bins that are reported outside of the 24-hour time-frame will incur a late collection fee of $75. Missed service fee of $75 will apply if bins were not presented to the verge by 6:00am on their scheduled collection day.
Our waste truck drivers may take a different route each week during their collections, so please make sure your bin is placed on the verge before 6am on your collection.
If your current bin isn’t meeting your household needs, you can request an upgrade of the existing service for an additional charge.
For more information, please phone our Customer Contact Centre.
Journey of waste
Have you ever wondered what happens to the contents of your bins? Watch the videos below to see what happens to everything you put in your red, yellow and green-top recycling bin.
The City's Waste and Recycling Guide
Residents are encouraged to sort their waste correctly into the different bins with the help of our Waste and Recycling Guide. Sorting your waste correctly means that you’re diverting waste from landfill, and creating a more sustainable future for our community.