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Wimmera Mallee Waste carry out Council's waste collection service.

All enquiries should be directed to:

Mick Parry
Wimmera Mallee Waste
Telephone: 03 5395 1377

Yarriambiack Shire Council provides a weekly kerbside garbage collection service and a fortnightly kerbside recycling collection service for all towns within the municipality.

The standard issue waste bin size for ratepayers is 120L, but 80L and 240L are available upon written request to Council at an amended cost. The standard size recycling bin for recycling is 240L.

Replacements for stolen, lost or damaged bins will be issued at the cost of the ratepayer.

Council has transfer stations located in Speed/Tempy, Patchewollock, Yaapeet, Hopetoun, Beulah, Woomelang, Warracknabeal, Minyip, Rupanyup and Murtoa, which accept most waste and recyclable materials.

Kerbside Garbage

Garbage collection throughout the Yarriambiack Shire Council is undertaken between Monday and Friday each week.

Residents should place their bin out for collection the night before the designated collection day to ensure it is emptied.

Kerbside Garbage Collection Schedule - Weekly Service

Monday - Minyip, Rupanyup, Murtoa and Lubeck
Tuesday - Warracknabeal (South side of Phillips St, town side of creek & railway line)
Wednesday - Rural area north of Hopetoun (not Hopetoun township), Beulah, Woomelang, Patchewollock, Speed, Tempy, Turriff and Lascelles townships and Rural areas east of Warracknabeal.
Thursday - Warracknabeal (North side of Phillips St, west side of creek & east side of railway line) and Rural area south of Warracknabeal township.
Friday - Townships of Brim, Yaapeet and Hopetoun including surrounding rural areas.

Garbage Bins Do's

  • Place your bin facing the road, wheels and handles to the house
  • In rural areas place your bin 1.5 - 2 metres from the road seal
  • If there are more than one bin in an area, bins should be placed approx. 400mm apart
  • Place your bin where it can easily be seen
  • Place your bin out the night before collection, as pickups can occur early in the morning

Garbage Bins Dont's

  • Bins should not be overflowing and should not weigh more than 70 kilograms
  • Do not place hot ashes in your bin
  • Do not place sharp Objects in your bin without wrapping

Recycling

Yarriambiack Shire Council encourages recycling with facilities available at all the transfer stations and through kerbside collections in all the townships.

Council also participates in the DrumMUSTER program, which also provides facilities at all the transfer stations.

This enables farmers to dispose of both plastic and steel chemical containers. Drums must be triple rinsed and dried with no lids, small quantities of up to 30 drums can be disposed of without an appointment.

The following recyclable materials can be disposed of at all transfer stations free of charge:-

  • Glass bottles & Jars
  • Aluminium & steel cans
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic containers
  • Scrap Steel
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Automotive oil - (20L drums only)
  • Grain Harvest Bags
  • Council also accepts, Tyres, Green Waste and E-Waste - Charges apply

Kerbside Recycling

Kerbside Recycling collections throughout the Yarriambiack Shire Council are undertaken between Monday and Friday each fortnight.

Residents should place their bin out for collection the night before the designated collection day to ensure it is emptied.

Kerbside Recycling Collection Timetable - Fortnightly Service 

Monday - Minyip, Rupanyup, Murtoa

Tuesday - Warracknabeal (South side of Phillips St, town side of creek railway line.

Wednesday - Beulah, Woomelang, Patchewollock, Speed, Tempy, Turriff and Lascelles townships.

Thursday - Warracknabeal ( North side of Phillip St, west side of creek).

Friday - Yaapeet, Hopetoun and Brim

Download Kerbside Recycling Collection Schedule

Rural Recycling

Council has introduced a rural roadside recycling collection service for rural residents who live adjacent the main collection routes between townships as detailed.

Stawell - Warracknabeal Rd to Shire Boundary - (Monday)
Horsham - Lubeck Rd (Part) - (Monday)
Murtoa - Glenorchy Rd to Shire Boundary - (Monday)
Hopetoun - Walpeup Rd - (Wednesday)
Hopetoun - Sea Lake Rd between Hopetoun & Woomelang - (Wednesday)
Sunraysia - Highway between Woomelang & Tempy - (Wednesday)
Patchewollock - Sea Lake Rd between Patchewollock & Speed - (Wednesday)
Henty - Highway between Warracknabeal & Hopetoun - (Friday)
Yaapeet - Hopetoun Rd - (Friday)

It will be the responsibility of the property owner to place the bin in a position accessible to the truck on the left hand side of the designated route when considering the direction of travel of the garbage collection vehicle (as marked on the route map).

Placement of the garbage bin is critical:

  • Always put MRB's out with handles facing away from the road.
  • Place bin on a level surface if possible.
  • Ensure bin is not a hazard to on coming traffic.

It is the responsibility of the property owner to promptly remove the bin from the roadside after collection to ensure that bins are not blown onto the road by wind or heavy vehicles.

As the majority of rural services could be designated as commercial, the 240 litre bin has been made available. A 120 litre MRB is still made available to rural users with low recycling outputs.

Recycling Bins Do's

  • Place your bin facing the road, wheels and handles to the house
  • In rural areas place your bin 1.5 - 2 metres from the road seal
  • If there are more than one bin in an area, bins should be placed approx. 400mm apart
  • Place your bin where it can easily be seen
  • Place your bin out the night before collection, as pickups can occur early in the morning

Recycling Bins Dont's

  • Bins should not be overflowing and should not weigh more than 70 kilograms
  • Do not place hot ashes in your bin
  • Do not wrap or place recyclable in bags