Residential Collection

Towards Zero is contracted by the Wellington Shire Council to provide residential; waste collection services throughout the Wellington Shire Council.

Two types of waste collection bins are serviced.

General Waste – this is a 120 litre bin with a red lid which is collected on a weekly basis.

Recycling bin – this is a 240 litre bin with a light yellow lid and is collected fortnightly.


Damaged Bin

If your bin is damaged and requires repair, please contact Kwik Tip Bins …

  • Call 03 5144 4967

Stolen Bin

If your bin is stolen or missing, please contact East Gippsland Shire Council …

Kerbside Waste – Residential

The recycling bins can accept plastics coded 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, steel and aluminium cans, paper, cardboard, glass jars and bottles. If you are unsure if an item can be placed in your recycle bin please contact Wellington Shire Council refer to the information below. 

 What CAN I put in my Kerbside Recycling bin?

  • Steel and aluminium cans (Including aerosol cans and empty paint tins)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastics printed with Recycle Codes 1 to 7 (No polystyrene foam)
  • Cardboard and paper (No waxed board eg. fruit boxes)
  • Aluminium foil and trays

What CAN’T I put in my Kerbside Recycling Bin?

  •   Plastic bags      
  •   Polystyrene cups or meat trays (numbers 6 and 7)
  •   Waxed cardboard
  •   Broken glass/crockery/pyrex/mirrors
  •   Motor oil or Fuel
  •   Green waste
  •   Hazardous waste, including paint tins
  •   Food waste
  •   Household Appliances e.g. toasters, DVD players
  •   Scrap metal and /or steel
  •   Household furniture and mattresses
  •   Home improvement items e.g. sinks, fittings, hot water systems
  •   Carpet / Linoleum
  •   Fencing material
  •   Medical waste / syringes