|Colac Otway Shire moved to a three-bin system in September 2010. . |
The three bin system has::
• a new 120 litre garbage bin with a red lid for household garbage to be collected weekly
• a new 240 litre recycle bin with a yellow lid for commingled recycling to be collected fortnightly on the same cycle as their current collection
• reused the green lidded 240 litre bin (current recycle bin) as their organics bin
Each week residents place out two bins for collection. Please check the page below for which week your organics or recycling collection is.
Councils collection service operates on a two week cycle, with different properties having their recycling collected each week
A number of properties in the Otway Ranges are on a fortnightly collection