City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444


Residential Green Waste | Residential Junk | Rural Area Bulk  | WASTE HOME

Please be aware some suburbs are split into different week dates.

Please click the image to open up the Verge Date Document.

Verge Collection dates


Recycling Map & Guides

Which Bin 

How to find my Bin Day 

Henderson Waste Recovery Park

Click to download the latest Resource Recovery Calendar

If you are unclear or need assistance with this map
Then you please call Customer Service on: 9411 3444



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  • Please be aware some suburbs are split into different week dates.
  • The information is a summary of the Resource Recovery Calendar, please refer to the full copy on the right for full details.
  • Please ensure you are aware of your correct area.  If you require assistance with this map, please call our Call Centre on 9411 3444.

    Please place your junk/green waste on the verge by 6.00am on the scheduled start date for your area as the contractor will
    only check the verge once.   

    If you are combining your junk/green pickups with a neighbour, please notify Council prior to the pickup date.

    Allow 5-7 working days for collection.  If your green waste has NOT been collected within this timeframe, please contact
    9411 3444.

    Please place waste on the verge, approximately one metre back from the kerb, without obstructing footpaths or creating a safety hazard. 

    Items should be placed clear of vehicles, trees and sprinklers to allow pickup by mechanical means (eg BOBCAT).

    Collection is limited to approximately TWO TRAILER LOADS (6x4 trailer size) or 2 cubic meters. 

    Excess junk/green waste will not be taken.

    Bulk Verge collections are for residential properties only and do not include commercial properties or schools.

    Waste placed on the verge more than 10 days prior to your area collection commencing, or after the truck has passed, may be liable for a $200 litter infringement notice.

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    Residential Green Waste Collection

    Tree branches should be stacked neatly, approximately one metre back from the kerb, clear of trees and sprinklers to allow pickup by BOBCAT.  Please do not obstruct footpath.

    Maximum thickness of logs is 300mm diameter - split in half and maximum length is 1.5 metres.


    Green Waste items collected:

    Green Waste items NOT collected:

    Tree and shrub pruning's up to:

    • 1.5 metres in length
    • 300mm in diameter - split in half 
    • Pruning's that do not fit in the green bin
    • Palm fronds and trunks cut to size
    • branches over 1.5m long
    • branches or trunks over 300mm in diameter;
    • bags or boxes of leaves or grass clippings;
    • weeds and root materials;
    • sandy and soil materials;
    • dug out lawn;
    • stumps or palm logs
    • General rubbish

    As the green waste is processed at the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) green waste facility at Canning Vale, it is important that it is not contaminated with any other materials.


    Residential Junk Collection Program   *refer to above calendar for dates*

    Please note that all residents will receive this information in their Resource Recovery Calendar sent to all residents at the end of June each year. This information is also included in the annual City of Cockburn calendar which is distributed in December of each year.


    Metal items and whitegoods suitable for scrap metal :

    • Furniture and general junk
    • Doors MUST be detached from fridges and freezers.
    • Maximum size for any items is 1.5 metres by 1.5 metres to allow pick up by bobcat and to fit into the compactor truck.

    Junk items Collected

    Junk items NOT Collected

    • Whitegoods (fridges, stoves, etc)
    • Scrap (furniture & other household items)
    • Timber products (up to 1.5 metres in length)
    • General junk
    • Old carpet, mattresses
    • Bricks, rubble, sand, cement
      Motor vehicle parts, tyres
    • Flammable or chemical liquids (including paint and oil)
    • Asbestos or fibre cement products
    • Building materials
    • Green waste
    • Glass, including plate glass or shower screens
    • Household waste, liquids.


    Rural Area Bulk Waste Collection - *refer to above calendar for dates*

    The Rural Area (11) collection is for properties NOT included in Areas 1 to 10 (ie Banjup, parts of Wattleup and parts of Jandakot). 

  • Please place green waste/junk rubbish neatly on the verge in two piles.
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