Verge Collection Information

Verge collection dates for 2016-2017.

Verge collection items must be placed neatly on the verge, no more than one week before your scheduled collection dates.

 Green Waste

Remember: 

Please do not place green waste on the verge more than seven days before the collection date.

  • Ensure your waste pile is no bigger than two (6’x4’) trailer loads or two cubic metres
  • Prunings can be up to 1.5 metres in length and up to 350 mm in diameter
  • Junk and other rubbish should not be placed on the verge as it will not be collected
  • Allow five to seven working days for collection

For green waste collections, we will not collect:

  • Additional waste in excess of two (6’x4’) trailer loads or two cubic metres
  • Green waste in bags or boxes
  • Prunings more than 1.5 metres in length or more than 350mm in diameter
  • Weed and root material e.g. dug out lawn
  • Sand and soil material
  • Leaves and lawn clippings
  • General rubbish, metal, timber, junk or whitegoods
  • Mixed piles of junk and green waste
  • Commercial waste

Verge Collection Information

  • Please place waste on the verge by 6.00am on the scheduled start date for your area (including public holidays). Waste will not be collected if it doesn’t conform or is placed out late. Waste must then be removed by the resident.
  • For the safety of all, and to avoid damage to properties, please do not place collections next to trees, power poles, water meters, reticulation, walls, street signs or any other object. 
  • Please do not obstruct the footpath, your normal bin services or the line of sight of pedestrians and road users.
  • Waste is not to be placed on vacant properties or public reserves.
  • Separate your mattresses and steel.
  • During the junk and whitegoods collection, mattresses and steel are now collected and materials are recycled for re-use. Please ensure these items are separated from your waste pile.

Tree Lopper Services

The City of Melville has become aware that some tree loppers have been approaching residents claiming to be endorsed by the City to prune or remove trees. Please be aware that the City of Melville does not have commercial agreements or relationships with tree loppers or any other contractor in relation to green waste collections. 

Junk and Whitegoods

Remember:

  • Please do not place junk, whitegoods or metals waste on the verge more than seven days before the collection date.
  • Ensure your waste pile is no bigger than two (6’x4’) trailer loads or two cubic metres
  • Please place general junk in a separate pile from whitegoods and metals
  • Please separate mattresses and steel from the waste pile. These will be collected first for recycling
  • Detach all doors from fridges and freezers
  • We will collect whitegoods, stoves, furniture and other household items, and timber products up to 1.5 meters in length
  • Allow five to seven working days for collection

For junk and whitegoods collections, we will not collect:

  • Hazardous materials such as chemicals, oils, paints and asbestos
  • Additional waste in excess of two (6’x4’) trailer loads or two cubic metres
  • Bricks, sand, cement, concrete products, fencing sheets, hardiflex and building or renovation materials
  • Plate glass, mirrors or shower screens
  • Wooden pallets
  • Tyres, car bodies and parts
  • Gas cylinders or batteries
  • Materials more than 1.5m in length
  • Mixed piles of junk and green waste
  • Green waste, stumps or palm logs
  • Commercial waste