Rubbish collection services

Council manages all kerbside rubbish, recycling and green waste within the Shire. Find out what you can and can't put in your bins, as well as when your bin is collected.








Waste collection over the 2019 Easter long weekend:

Kerbside collection

Kerbside collections due to fall on Good Friday (19 April) will be carried out on Saturday 20 April. All other collections will remain as normal. Residents are reminded to please place their bins on the kerbside the night before collection as pick-up times may alter.

Transfer stations

Alvie Transfer Station - closed Good Friday (19 April) and Easter Sunday (20 April). Open 10am to 3pm Easter Saturday (21 April).

Apollo Bay Transfer Station - closed Good Friday (19 April) and open from 10am to 2pm on Easter Saturday (20 April), Easter Sunday (21 April) and Easter Monday (22 April). Winter trading hours will commence from Wednesday 24 April.

Birregurra Transfer Station - open Easter Saturday (20 April) 10am to 4pm, closed Easter Sunday (21 April).

Drop off facilities

There are no changes to drop off facility services over Easter, drop off facilities operate as per waste calendar dates.

Need larger or additional Garbage, Recycling or Organics bins?

Please see additional bin section on council's website to find out more or contact Council offices on 52329400

Soft Plastic Recycling

Coles or Woolworths supermarkets will accept soft plastics for recycling. In Colac Otway Shire, Coles and Woolworths is located in Colac. Thanks for doing your bit for the environment.