Residential Waste and Recycling

General Waste Collection (Wheelie Bin)

Please observe these requirements to assist with your residential waste collection:

  • Bins must be placed on verge prior to 6.00am on your collection day
  • Bins will be emptied between 6.00am and 4.00pm on your collection day
  • If your bin is not emptied by 4.00pm on your collection day please contact Tox Free on 08 9938 4000 or email Tox Free by 10.00am the next business day
  • Leave a half metre gap between bins or obstacles
  • Do not place rubbish beside or on top of the bin,
  • Do not overload the bin (maximum 70kg)
  • No paint, chemicals, liquids, car batteries or motor oil
  • Remove the bin from the nature strip as soon as possible after collection
  • The bins are for domestic waste only such as food scraps and non recyclable items
  • Do not put bricks, heavy timber or steel in the bin – these materials can damage the collection equipment and your bins.

Click here to complete a damaged bin form

Click here to complete a missed bin form

New bin or new rubbish collection

If you require a new bin, a new rubbish collection or an additional bin service, please fill in the Rubbish Collection Service and Purchase a Bin form and return to the City of Greater Geraldton.

Drop off Service

Residents can drop off waste to the Meru Waste Disposal Facility at Landfill Lane, Narngulu. Fees apply for this service.

Household goods that are still useable can be taken to the Recycling Tip Shop, Meru.

Alternatively, green waste can be composted at home and unwanted goods sold at a garage sale or put up for sale on a variety of ‘buy and sell’ Facebook pages in Geraldton.

To view a full list of items that can be disposed of at Meru Landfill and recycling options available in Geraldton visit the Recycling in Geraldton webpage.

Vergeside Skip Bin Program

The City has introduced a Vergeside Skip Bin Program as a replacement for the traditional vergeside collection. The program offers residents with a 3 cubic metre skip bin for seven days allowing the applicant do their annual household clean up.

To apply for this program, print off and fill out the Vergeside Skip Bin Program Application Form and return it to the City of Greater Geraldton.

For more information please contact the City of Greater Geraldton on (08) 9956 6600.

Where to take your waste

Zoom in on the map using your address in the boxes below to find out when your rubbish collection day is and your nearest recycling locations.