Collection of Domestic Rubbish

The Shire of Peppermint Grove is introducing a new 240 litre lime green lidded garden organics (GO) bin to its household waste and recycling collection service. The GO bins will be delivered to properties 300 sqm or larger. Strata and commercial properties will be assessed on a case by case basis. For more information on the GO bin service please visit Waste Management.

Domestic Rubbish Collection 2021

General Waste is collected from each property on a weekly basis every Wednesday.

  • Bins are to be placed on the verge 0.5 metres from the kerb with the lid opening facing the road by 7am. If you have more than one bin place 1 meter apart.
  • Bins should be placed this way to ensure that the automatic arm on the collection vehicles is able to reach, lift and empty.
  • Please ensure that bins are not placed under a tree canopy or near parked cars.

Bins Perth Waste Bin

The following items do not belong in any of your kerbside bins:

  • hot ashes
  • oil, paint, solvents*
  • bricks, concrete, sand, soil, building materials, steel
  • hazardous household waste (petrol, flammable liquids, paints, motor oil & fluids, garden chemicals & poisons, pool chemicals, cleaners, acids, bleaches & ammonia, medicines and gas cylinders)

* Up to 20L or 20kg of household hazardous waste may be dropped off for free at the West Metro Recycling Centre.

For more information on what can and can’t be recycled in your kerbside bins, visit the WMRC Recycle Right page

Rubbish on Verges

Garden refuse, tree cuttings, building materials and any rubbish not in a bin should not be stored on the road verge. A litter infringement may be issued to those found in contravention of this Local Law.

For further information on the waste and recycling collection service, please contact the Shire office on (08) 9286 8600.

Tip Passes

Residents are entitled to obtain one tip pass per property, per financial year from the West Metro Recycling Centre. Each tip pass consists of 3 free standard trailer loads of greenwaste (garden cuttings, tree prunings) and 2 free trailer loads of mixed refuse.

The West Metro Recycling Centre is located on the corner of Brockway Road and Lemnos Street in Shenton Park and is open for business Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 3.45pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 1pm and Public Holidays from 7.30am to 1pm. Please note the West Metro Recycling Centre is closed for business on Christmas Day, New Year Day and Good Friday.

For a full list of items that are accepted at the WMRC, visit the WMRC Accepted Items page.

Each pass entitles the bearer to dispose up to one (1) 6 x 4 trailer of mixed household waste or tree prunings.

Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste (HHW) are those items which may be flammable, corrosive, reactive or poisonous and should not go into normal kerbside bins.

Peppermint Grove residents may drop off up to 20L or 20kg of household hazardous waste free of charge at the West Metro Recycling Facility WMRC HHW page.

HHW items accepted include:

  • Batteries (car and household): household battery recycling bins are located in the Grove Library and at the recycling station at Cottesloe Bunnings)
  • Chemicals: pesticides, herbicides, pool chemicals, bleach, garden chemicals, poisons (S2-S7)
  • Coolant and other engine fluids
  • Fluorescent globes & tubes (these can be dropped off at the recycling station at Cottesloe Bunnings)
  • Gas cylinders
  • Motor oil
  • Paints and solvents 

Full list of items that can be accepted

For further information call the WMRC Recycling Hotline on 9384 6711.