Verge Collection

Verge Collection Map and Dates

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Verge Collections 2022-23 PDF document

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Cockburn residents receive two bulk waste and bulk garden organics verge collections a year.

To find out your next bin and verge collection date, please enter your address below:

Important note: The map is equipped with accessibility features including in-map voice and accessible colour choice. To access these features, ensure they are switched on before conducting your search. For screen-reader and keyboard-only users, after entering your street address, press enter and then use the tab key to progress through the information provided for your address.

Verge collection calendars

You can also find out your verge and bin collection dates by downloading the verge collection calendar below.

The calendar is available in a number of languages and can be downloaded below.

Changes to verge collections 

In June 2022, Cockburn Council decided to change the scheduled verge collection service to a pre-booked system. 

These changes will not be implemented until July 2024. Until then, collections will continue to occur as usual.  

For more information read our Changes to verge collection FAQ webpage opens in a new window

Items we collect

Residential bulk waste verge collection

We will collect

  • General bulk waste 

  • Mattresses 

  • Old carpet 

  • Old furniture and household items

  • Timber 

  • Whitegoods eg. fridges, stoves.

​We won't collect 

  • Any items over 1.5m in length

  • Tyres

  • Asbestos, cement, plastic fibre or glass fibre products 

  • Batteries, paints, chemicals, oils or other household hazardous waste

  • Mirrors

  • Bean bags

  • Oil heaters

  • Construction waste e.g. bricks, sand, rubble, concrete

  • Vehicle parts and tyres

  • General waste, food, liquids

  • Garden waste e.g. trees, dug out lawn, leaves

  • Gas and air cyllinders, fire extinguishers

  • Plate glass, solar panels, shower screens, glass tables etc

  • Pallets

  • No more than 2 cubic metres

Please refer to Henderson Waste Recovery Park opens in a new window for disposal of these items.

Residential bulk garden organics verge collection

We will collect 

  • Tree branches 

  • Tree and shrub prunings 

  • Palm fronds 

  • Tree trunks. 

Important note: All waste must be cut to size for easy transport ie. no longer than 1.5 metres in length and 30 centimetres in diameter. If Phytophthora dieback is present on your property please use a tip pass and take garden organics directly to Henderson Waste, and notify gate staff upon entry.

We wont collect 

  • Bags and boxes of leaves or grass clippings 

  • Weeds and root materials 

  • Sandy or soil material 

  • Dug out lawns 

  • Stumps or palm logs 

  • General rubbish. 

Please refer to Henderson Waste Recovery Park opens in a new window for disposal of these items.

Placing your waste on the verge

Following are rules and guidelines for placing your waste out for verge collection:

  • Place waste on the verge by 6am no more than three (3) days prior to scheduled verge collection date

  • Place waste approximately 1 metre back from the kerb

  • Ensure you have not obstructed footpaths and driveways

  • If you have synthetic turf, contact us to arrange an alternative collection point

  • Ensure a maximum of approximately two trailer loads (or 2m3) of waste

  • Ensure the City’s pickup vehicle is not obstructed by trees, sprinklers or vehicles

  • If combining waste with neighbours, contact us prior to scheduled verge collection date.

Important note: placing waste on the verge more than three days prior to the schedule verge collection, or after, may incur a $200 litter infringement notice.

Contact us

For more information please email us or call 08 9411 3444.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
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Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.