Verge Roadside Collection FAQ

Question 1     When will we have a Roadside Verge Collection?

Question 2     What day will the verge collection be for my house?

Question 3     What items WILL be collected?

Question 4    What items will NOT be collected?

Question 5     What are the limitations of weight and height?

Question 6     My bulk verge items NOT collected, why?

Question 7    Will this cost me any money?

Question 8    Does this include commercial and industrial properties or caravan parks?

Question 9     How will I know I won’t get missed?

Question 10    What do I need to do?

Question 11     Who do I call if I have any questions?

 

 

 

Question 1          When will we have a Roadside Verge Collection?

Roadside Verge Collections are conducted twice a year in October and May.

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Question 2          What day will the verge collection be for my house?

The Verge Collection is the day after your normal bin collection day.

If your bin day is….

Your verge collection day will be….

Friday

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Thursday

Friday

 

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Question 3          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

 

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Question 4          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, ‘nick-nacks’
  • 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

 

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Question 5          What are the limitations of weight and height?

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

 

Question 6          My bulk verge items NOT collected, why?

  • 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.

 

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Question 7          Will this cost me any money?

No, you will not be charged for this service.

 

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Question 8          Does this include commercial and industrial properties or caravan parks?

No.  We only include residential properties

 

Question 9          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

 

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Question 10        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, mailboxes, 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

 

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Question 11        Who do I call if I have any questions?

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

 

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