Bins & Collection Days

Check out our bin collection map to see when your next bin day is.

Sorting Your Waste

Find out more how to correctly sort your waste - what goes in which bin!

Verge Collections

The City conducts one general household junk and two green waste bulk verge collection each year.


Find out about our composting initiative and check out our fact sheets about how to recycle your food waste correctly.

Household Hazardous Waste

Everything you need to know about batteries, light globes and more!

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping can be a big cost to the City and the environment and must be reported and dealt with.

Waste Education

Learn useful tips to reduce your waste and impact on the environment. 

News & Events

To keep updated with everything Vincent, check out our news centre and events page.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

There will be no bin collections on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday - collections will take place one day later than usual.

See table below for bin collection days during Christmas and New Years Day.


CHRISTMAS/NEW yeAR's collection

Monday  No change
Tuesday  Wednesday 26 Dec & Wednesday 2 Jan
Wednesday   Thursday 27 Dec & Thursday 3 Jan
Thursday  Friday 28 Dec & Friday 4 Jan
Friday  Saturday 29 Dec & Saturday 5 Jan

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 got stolen please contact the City's Waste and Recycling Team on 9273 6543 or email mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

When is the next bulk rubbish/green waste only collection?

The City conducts one general household junk and two green waste bulk verge collections each year. Please note that these collections are for residential properties only.

2018/19 Bulk Verge Collection dates

  • Green waste - March/April 2019
  • General household - February/March 2019

Further info can be found here: https://www.vincent.wa.gov.au/residents/waste-recycling/verge-collections.aspx

How do I purchase composting equipment?

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

How do I report illegal dumping?

Please contact our Ranger & Community Safety Services on 9273 6000 or via mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

More info about illegal dumping can be found here: https://www.vincent.wa.gov.au/community/community-safety-support/litter-control.aspx

Still need more information?

Please contact our Waste & Recycling Team on 9273 6543 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 our A-Z Waste Guide for info about how best to dispose of specific items of waste.