Waste & Recycling

Waste Strategy 2018 - 2023

We have developed a new strategy to govern the management of the City's waste from 2018 - 2023, with the aim of achieving zero waste sent to landfill by 2028. The full strategy can be found on the page below.

City of Vincent Corporate Plans & Strategies

FOGO Rollout

In late October 2021, the City began transitioning to a three-bin service, which now includes a new FOGO bin. Apartment complexes also transitioned to the 3 bin FOGO service between March - June 2022. 

FOGO stands for Food Organics Garden Organics.

For more information visit our dedicated FOGO page below:

What the FOGO?

Waste & Recycling Guide 2022/23

Download the City of Vincent Waste & Recycling Guide 2022/23 here:

Waste & Recycling Guide 2022/23

Frequently Asked Questions

It's a public holiday - will my bins be collected?

All bins are collected on public holidays except for Good Friday (Easter)Christmas Day (25 December) and New Year's Day (1 January). On these days, bins will be collected on the following day.

What do I do if my bin is damaged or stolen?

If your bin is damaged (cracked, lid or wheels are missing or broken) or stolen please contact the City's Waste and Recycling Team on 9273 6000 or email mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

Where can I find more information about the new Verge Valet® pre-booked collection service?

More information can be found here

How do I purchase composting equipment?

We have a range of composting and worm farming equipment available for Vincent residents to purchase. Here is some further info: https://www.vincent.wa.gov.au/residents/waste-recycling/subsidies-rebates.aspx

How do I report illegal dumping?

Please contact our Waste & Recycling Team on 9273 6000 or email mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

Unsure of how to properly dispose of something?

Visit our waste sorting page to find out what goes in each of your residential rubbish bins and check out the Recycle Right® website for a comprehensive A-Z sorting guide for your 3 bin system, including tricky items that cannot be placed in your kerbside bins, or download the free Recycle Right app to your smart phone or tablet.

Where can I dispose of the Hazardous Waste from my house?

Visit our  Household Hazardous Waste page to find out more information on what is classified as HHW and where to safely dispose of it. 

More information?

Please contact our Waste & Recycling Team on 9273 6000 or email mail@vincent.wa.gov.au