Verge Collection

The Shire of Carnarvon provides a verge collection twice a year, June/July and pre cyclone season, October/November.  This service is for each property that currently has a kerbside bin service.  There is no ‘On Demand’ skip or collection service any other time.  Notification of this service will be undertaken by advertising on social media, our facebook page, the Carnarvon Noticeboard facebook page and our website.  You must not place your waste on the verge earlier than 7 days prior to the collection date.  Please see the table below for the dates for collection. 

2021 JULY VERGE COLLECTION 

IF YOUR WHEELIE BIN PICK UP DAY IS:
YOUR VERGE SIDE PICK UP WILL BE ON:

Friday

9th July

Monday

12th July

Monday

12th July

Tuesday

13th July

Tuesday

13th July

Wednesday

14th July

Wednesday

14th July

Thursday

15th July

Thursday

15th July

Friday

16th July

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAQ’s

What items WILL be collected?

Green waste including branches, cuttings and leaves and building waste.

  • Please do not allow items to obstruct the footpath or spill out onto the road.
  • Please do not place items under trees, against power poles or their supportive wires.
  • Please do not have a pile that is more than 2.0 meters in length
  • Please do not leave items NOT intended for build collection on the verge
  • Please do not place items near fences or on sprinkler
What items will NOT be collected?
  • No car bodies/parts, tyres, batteries
  • No household furniture or general junk – eg couches, tables, televisions, vacuum cleaners, carpet, etc
  • Crop material
  • No white goods – such as dryers, washing machines, fridges, deep freezers
  • No Sand, soil or lawn sods
  • No bricks, rubble, rocks, concrete or cement
  • No chemical hazardous waste or liquids (paint, oil, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-filled radiators/heaters/etc)
  • No broken glass or mirrors
  • No glass bottles or gas cylinders
  • No foodstuff or household waste, use general waste bin
  • No large logs or wood stumps
  • No small items that need to be boxed or bagged for collection – eg clothing, books, ‘nik-naks’
  • No Asbestos or other fibrous material – for more information on how to dispose of these safely, please contact our Environmental Health Department
  • Waste that is NOT correctly separated
  • Waste presented at any other location apart from your own verge

Everything needs to be neatly stacked. Green waste and building waste will need to be separated

What are the limitations of weight and height?

They cannot exceed 2.0 meters in length or 40kg in weight or 100mm in diameter.

Why was my bulk verge items NOT collected?
  • The maximum amount of waste you can place on your verge for each type of build collections is 2 meters in length
  • Any items not meeting the requirements, will not be picked up. 
  • Items on vacant blocks will also not be picked up.
  • Did you put your build waste out too late?  Must not be placed on the verge for collection until 7 days prior to the collection date; after this date no further waste should be presented for collection.  Any waste presented after your designated date may be missed.
Will this cost me any money?

 No, you will not be charged for this service.

Does this include commercial and industrial properties or caravan parks?

No.  We only include residential properties

How will I know I won’t get missed?

We will ensure no street is missed, each will be check off as it’s collected

What do I need to do?
  • Sort your waste into your two piles, green waste and building waste
  • Don’t obstruct your footpath
  • Don’t place it near sprinklers, water meters, mail boxes, power poles, trees or other obstructions because they may be damaged as waste is collected manually
  • Don’t leave items not intended for build refuse collection the verge, eg bicycles
Who do I call if I have any questions?

Please call the Shire on 08 9941 0000 or email shire@carnarovn.wa.gov.au