It will assist households to manage the kerbside frequency change by freeing up red bin space. The service is separate to the regular kerbside bin collection and will divert nappy waste from landfill. There is no charge for this nappy collection service under the introductory program.
This introductory program will help determine interest from community as well as provide landfill diversion results.
The Nappy Collection Service commences Monday 27 November 2023.
How does it work?
- Place your nappies or incontinence aids in semi-transparent plastic bin bags (available at supermarkets). The bags need to be semi-transparent so the collectors are sure of the contents.
- Bags should be placed just inside your property, next to your mailbox or front gate. You will be contacted by the nappy collection team prior to the service commencing.
- Nappies will be collected weekly on the same day as your kerbside waste collection.
- Council is working with nappy processors who will recycle the nappies for other purposes.
Is there a cost for the service?
There will be no charge for this introductory service in Financial Year 2023/2024. Further details will be available in June 2024 regarding any potential charges.
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To ensure your experience with this service is as easy and stress free as possible, please take a moment to read through the following frequently asked questions and instructions.