City of Subiaco - Business recycling and rubbish
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Business recycling and rubbish

Business recycling and rubbish

nullThe city offers a weekly waste and recycling collection service for businesses. Items that cannot be reused, recycled or composted go into your green lid rubbish bin. 

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Bin tips

  • Place your bin out by 6am on your collection day.
  • bins must not weigh more than 70 kilograms.
  • Lids must be closed.
  • Contents must be free falling.
  • Ensure bins are not obstructed.
  • Wrap moist/perishable foods in newspaper.
  • Freeze smelly food before placing it in your bin.
  • Return bins to your property after collection on the day.

A list of what to place in each coloured bin can be found in the A-Z disposal guide.

Commercial waste bins

The standard commercial service is a single 240 litre green lid bin. Additional bin services are available at an additional cost of $521.40 for a 240 litre green lid bin. To request additional waste bins or waste collection services, the property owner, or legally appointed managing agent must send a written request to the city. 

Download the waste collection schedule map (PDF, 1.1MB). 

Handy tip

To avoid odours and attracting flies and vermin, food related businesses are encouraged to have a minimum number of bins and have them emptied multiple times per week.

Commercial recycling bins

The City of Subiaco promotes sustainability by encouraging businesses to reuse, reduce and recycle waste. Recycling collection services are weekly together with your regular bin. Businesses may request 240L recycling bins for either paper (red lid) or recyclable plastics, glass, aluminium & tin (yellow lid), and are available to commercial property owners free of charge. To be eligible for recycling bins you must fill at least half a bin each week.

Cardboard collection

The city supplies commercial businesses with cardboard collection sacks that are collected weekly on Friday mornings. Collection sacks must contain clean, flattened cardboard and should not be too heavy to avoid handling difficulties. Sacks supplied with a frame must be removed from the frame and the tops hooked together with clips. Orange stickers will be left on contaminated bins/sacks and repeat incidents will lead to the service being withdrawn.

Send a written request to the city to arrange a commercial recycling service, City of Subiaco, PO Box 270, Subiaco WA 6904.

Damaged bins

Report your damaged waste or recycling bin to the city for repair or replacement, free of charge. 

For further recycling options and to find out the location and opening hours of the waste transfer station please visit the Western Metropolitan Regional Council website.