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Latest news: Waste

New tender for ACT household waste collection

The ACT Government will release draft tender documentation tomorrow for the Territory’s household waste collection contract.

FOGO waste collection begins in Belconnen

The ACT Government's Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) bin collection service has begun in Belconnen. 

Belconnen suburbs are ready to FOGO

The new FOGO (Food Organics and Garden Organics) household waste collection services will start in some Belconnen suburbs in two weeks.

A ‘Use it Up’ feast to cut food waste

When OzHarvest teamed up with BehaviourWorks Australia to understand the most impactful way Aussie households can act against climate change, they found the overwhelming answer is to use up the food they...

OzHarvest launches campaign to cut food wastage

Leading Australian food rescue organisation, OzHarvest, today launches their innovative new campaign, Use It Up, to coincide with the UN International Food Loss and Waste Day, Wednesday 29 September.

‘Urgent’ waste drop-off services to reopen as illegal dumping rises

llegal dumping of rubbish along roadsides and charity stores across Canberra has increased during lockdown, prompting the ACT Government to reopen "very limited" waste drop-off services for public and commercial use from tomorrow.

Bulky waste collection now available in Belconnen

Online bookings are now open for free bulky waste collection in Belconnen.

Easter changes to wheelie bins, public transport, libraries

There will be changes to public transport timetables, library services and waste collection services across Canberra this coming Easter long weekend, 2-5 April, as per the usual practice.

Feed the yellow-lid bin right: Recycling explained

Today, 18 March, is Global Recycling Day – an opportune time to check your knowledge.

Public charity bins at Mugga Lane and Mitchell

A year after the ACT Government withdrew charity bins from public places, Canberrans will soon be able to drop off clothing and textiles.

Steel announces early rollout of free bulky waste collections across ACT

Plans to slowly trickle free bulky waste collections throughout the ACT over four years were abandoned today.

Bin collections to be disrupted on Monday

Bin collections will be disrupted for some Canberra suburbs on Monday 2 November. Due to industrial action by drivers employed by collection contractor Suez, household waste and recycling kerbside bin collections will be...

Bulky waste collection starts in Gungahlin and Tuggeranong

Bulky waste collection started today in Tuggeranong and Gungahlin, saving many Canberrans a trip to the tip with over 1,100 collections scheduled since bookings opened on 1 July. Seventy-six residents in Gungahlin and...