Cyclone Preparation Residential Verge Side Collection 16 - 20 October 2023

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2023 at 10:40:31 AM

To assist in our preparation for the coming cyclone season, the Shire of Carnarvon will be providing a free verge side pickup for all residential premises, including plantation area residences.

Ensure your items are ready for collection on your verge by 6:00am 16 October 2023.

If your rubbish collection days is:  Your verge side collection will be:
Friday 13 October Monday 16 October
Monday 16 October Tuesday 17 October
Tuesday 17 October Wednesday 18 October
Wednesday 18 October Thursday  19 October
Thursday 19 October Friday 20 October

To make it safe for our collectors:

  • Items should not be more than 2m in length, 40kg in weight or 100mm in diameter.
  • Green waste is separated from building waste and neatly stacked.
  • Items to be collected are not to obstruct any part of the footpath, driveway or road.
  • Items are to be placed out the day before or by 6am on the day of collection.

Items that will not be collected -

  • Car bodies, parts or tyres
  • Gas bottles
  • Crop material
  • White goods (such as - dryers, washing machines, fridges, deep freezers)
  • *Asbestos
  • Sand, rubble, bricks, rock or cement products
  • Liquids (such as paint or oil)
  • Broken glass
  • Large logs or wood stumps
  • *Chemicals (such as chemical drums or pesticides)

*For information on how to dispose of these safely, please contact our Environmental Health Department

To ensure no street is missed, each will be checked off as it is completed, and residents will be notified if non-compliant items cannot be collected.

This service excludes commercial and industrial properties, caravan parks or vacant blocks.

For more information, please contact the Shire on (08) 9941 0000 or