Council

The Kulin Shire Council exists to sustain, improve and develop the Kulin region through the provision and facilitation of infrastructure, services and opportunities in a manner which will instill community pride while giving a vibrant, socially and economically sustainable environment for businesses and families.

Waste Services

Avon Waste - Household Bin Collection Days

Council provides a weekly waste collection service and a fortnightly recycling service to residents within the Kulin townsite.

General Waste

Weekly - Every Monday

Recyclables

(Yellow Lid)

Fortnightly - Every second Tuesday 

Recyclable Items

Non-townsite residents can collect a recycle bin from the Transfer Station and return it when full. The cost is $3.50 per recycle bin, restricted to one bin per fortnight, which is equivalent to the cost of the town pickup service. See Bin information for acceptable recyclables.

Kulin Transfer Station

The Kulin Transfer Station is located on Truebody street approximately 2km from the Kulin Post Office.

Hours

The Station is open Sunday, Monday & Thursdays from 10am – 3pm.

Please note: Rubbish cannot be disposed of outside of these hours unless arrangements have been made with the Shire to dispose of bulk rubbish such as building rubble, clean fill and asbestos. These arrangements need to be made with the shire office a minimum of 2 days before the intended disposal.

Accepted Waste Items

To ensure that your waste and recyclables are processed appropriately residents are encouraged to keep waste separated into the below groups to avoid contamination and recyclables being deposited into the general waste bin.

General Household Waste

It is recommended that General   household waste is secured in plastic bags to minimise contamination and   loose rubbish which has the potential to blow around the transfer station.

 

Please Note: If more than a   single ute/trailer load (over one tonne) is delivered there will be a large   load charge of $40 per tonne.

Bulk cardboard

Flattened

Co-mingled household recyclables

Non-townsite residents can collect a recycle bin from the   Transfer Station and return it when full. The cost is $4.00 per recycle bin,   restricted to one bin per fortnight, which is equivalent to the cost of the   town pickup service. See Bin information for acceptable recyclables.

Household hazardous waste

 Flammable, toxic, explosive or corrosive products. Household   Hazardous Waste PDF

Green Waste

It is requested that Rose and Lawn Clippings be kept separate   from tree clippings.

Waste

 

Batteries

 

Whitegoods

 

drumMUSTER

drumMUSTER is the National program that has been set up for the collection and recycling of cleaned eligible non returnable crop production and on-farm animal health chemical containers. 

Council provide a drumMUSTER collection service at the Kulin Transfer Station. This service can be utilized during normal Transfer Station opening hours.

drumMUSTER provides:

  • an environmentally responsible solution for chemical users to the problem of disposing their empty chemical containers;
  • helps property owners to keep their property clean of potential contamination;
  • encourages good farming practice and meets Quality Assurance obligations; and
  • supports the preservation of the wider environment.

Chemical users in the Shire are encouraged to deliver their empty, cleaned containers for inspection and acceptance at the Kulin Transfer Station.

drumMUSTER product is recycled into useful everyday items such as street signs, irrigation piping, plant stakes and outdoor furniture.

For information on product eligibility, cleanliness standards and other drumMUSTER queries click on the below link to the drumMUSTER website.

www.drummuster.com.au

Please note: Recycling must be kept loose. Please do not place in plastic bags.

Glass

Empty & clean bottles/jars with lids   removed

Plastic

Empty & clean bottles/containers with lids   removed and with number 1, 2 or 3 printed on the bottom

Paper

Clean, untied newspapers, paper, magazines,   telephone books

Cardboard

Cleaned, flattened boxes and cartons

Aluminium & Steel

Empty & clean cans, tins, foil.

Liquid Paperboard

Milk, juice & laundry detergent cartons

For more information please contact us

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