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The City of Mitcham operates its own general waste collection service and East Waste collects recyclables and green organics fortnightly. Check your collection calendar and map to find out recycling and green organics pick up days. Your bin collection may change if it falls on a catastrophic or extreme fire danger rating day – find out more about bin collection on fire warning days.
Have we missed your bin?
Get in touch with us to arrange collection or report a problem with your recycling (yellow lid) or green organics (green lid) bins. If the general waste (blue lid) bin was not collected please contact Council on 8372 8888 or email email@example.com.
If you require an additional waste or recycling bin, these are available subject to approval and an annual service fee. Please contact Council on 8372 888.
Green Food and Garden Organics/FOGO bin
To use the green organics kerbside service, City of Mitcham residents need to provide their own 240L green lid bin. These are available from the following suppliers:
19 Watervale Drive, Green Fields
(08) 8259 9700
971 South Road, Melrose Park
(08) 8277 7444
Cavan Road, Gepps Cross
(08) 8260 6333
Wheelie Bins Adelaide
7 Rosberg Road, Wingfield
(08) 8260 6644
Hard rubbish made easy!
East Waste collects hard rubbish for City of Mitcham residents and each household is entitled to one free hard waste collection (up to two cubic metres, about the size of a standard trailer load) each year. Book your hard waste collection.
By using a kitchen caddy system you can easily divert food scraps and other compostable items. Kitchen Caddies and compostable bags are available from the City of Mitcham Civic Centre, 131 Belair Road, Torrens Park, at a discounted price (inc. GST). All food scraps, tissues and paper towel can be placed in the kitchen caddy before placing tying the bag and placing it into your green lidded food and garden organics/FOGO bin.
Electronic waste recycling
Click here to locate your nearest drop-off location for electronic items ie anything with a battery or cord. Most electronic items are banned from landfill and should be recycled.
We work with the City of Mitcham to help achieve their waste management goals – current waste management strategic plan and targets are outlined in Planning for Tomorrow’s Community Today, the City of Mitcham’s strategic plan. Some key waste management approaches and targets include:
The City of Mitcham and East Waste are also committed to meeting the goals and targets outlined within the State’s overall waste strategy. Find out more about East Waste’s commitment to the environment and our waste management and recycling processes.