The kerbside waste service for the Burdekin Shire is either a Three-Bin Service or a Two-Bin Service. The map defining the service areas is held in Council’s Environment and Health Section.
The Two-Bin Service consists of:-
A 140 litre kerbside refuse service, or alternatively a 240 litre service (bin with red lid)* collected weekly.
A 240 litre kerbside recycling service (bin with yellow lid) collected fortnightly.
The Three-Bin Service includes the following in addition to the above service:-
A 240 litre kerbside green waste service (bin with light green lid) collected on alternate fortnights.
* Residents may request to change to the 240 litre general waste bin. The larger bin will incur a higher charge.
Council will charge all residents within the defined service area for waste services.
Council will provide waste services to occupied land only.
The owner or occupier of any residential premises, land or structure within the defined service area that is capable of producing waste will be levied a waste service charge. The type of waste service charge will depend on whether the premise is located within a Three-Bin Service a Two-Bin Service area.
Waste Collection Fees are determined annually at the Budget Meeting of the Burdekin Shire Council. To determine current fees applicable to the following waste services available, please refer to Council’s Revenue Statement 2017-2018 attached in Reports, Budgets and Plans:-140L Rural Residential 2 Bin Service 240L Rural Residential 2 Bin Service 140L Residential 3 Bin Service 240L Residential 3 Bin service 240L Commercial 2 Bin Service 240L Commercial 3 Bin Service 140L Multiple Residential 2 Bin Service 240L Multiple Residential 2 Bin Service Multiple Residential Green Waste Service as determined by Council authorised officer and in proportion to residences serviced Additional 140L Residential Refuse Bin Additional 240L Residential Refuse Bin Additional 240L Commercial Refuse Bin Additional Residential Recycle Bin Additional Commercial Recycle Bin Additional Green Waste Bin
Who to contact
For more information on waste collection charges…
Please contact the Customer Service Centre using the Online Contact Form.
You can also contact the Customer Service Centre using one of the following methods.
Customer Service Centre
|145 Young Street,|
Ayr Qld 4807
|Postal Address||PO Box 974|
Ayr Qld 4807
|Opening hours||8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)|
|(07) 4783 9800 – Business hours|
(07) 4783 9800 – After hours (the same number)
|Fax||(07) 4783 9999|
|SMS||0437 886 008|
|Online||Use the Online Contact Form|
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|Early Opening||Please phone (07) 4783 9942 if you need to access the Building and Plumbing Department between 7am – 8am, Monday to Friday.|
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