Greenwaste & bulk rubbish collections

Verge collections

There are two verge collections for residents of the Town of Bassendean each financial year: a collection for bulk rubbish and a collection for greenwaste. Please read the information below to find out how to set out your verge collections correctly.

To find out dates for verge collections, consult the current Waste and Recycle Guide.

For information specific to your address, including bin collection days and verge collection dates please follow this link: Find My Bin Day.

Mixed greenwaste collection service

Residents are invited to deposit the mixed greenwaste on the street verge of your property. Following are the types of greenwaste that will be collected:

  • Tree pruning and stumps (max length 1.5 m and 200 mm in diameter)
  • Palm fronds (max length 1.5 m and 200 mm in diameter)
  • Creepers
  • Tree leaves (boxed only)
  • Succulents (boxed only)
  • Lawn clippings (boxed only)
  • Bamboo (max length 1.5m)
  • Vines
  • Tree pruning with thorns (e.g. flame trees).

Pick up conditions:

  • Place your tree prunings and mixed greenwaste on the verge but please do not obstruct footpaths, roads or crossovers.
  • Please do not place your prunings or greenwaste out for more than one week prior to your collection date.
  • No greenwaste to be in containers or bags other than cardboard boxes.
  • No plastic bags or plastic containers, such as pot plants.
  • Lawn clippings in cardboard boxes only, no plastic bags.
  • Maximum diameter of branches / stumps is 1.5 m in length and 200mm in diameter
  • No junk will be collected.
  • Once your street has been serviced no return trips will be made. 

Bulk rubbish collection

Items that will be collected include household furniture, stoves, white goods, and general junk. Please place refrigerators and air-conditioners separate from the other items.

Pick up conditions:

  • Items to be placed on the verge of your property near the kerbline, not obstructing footpaths, roads or crossovers.
  • The maximum size of article to fit in the compactor truck is 1500 x 900 x 700mm (5ft x 3ft x 2ft 4in).
  • Spiked/sharp items must be contained or protected to avoid injury. Small items must be boxed or bagged. Residents are required to clean up any minor spillage remaining after the pickup.
  • Please do not place material on the verge more than two weeks before the collection.
  • No return will be made for junk put out late. Waste left on the verge which is not collected because it has not met the pick up conditions or because of late placement, MUST BE REMOVED WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS.

The items listed below will not be picked up:

  • Vehicle batteries
  • Tree pruning/green waste
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos and material resembling asbestos
  • Builder's waste (sand and concrete)
  • Hazardous waste
  • Any part of a motor vehicle (except car seats)
  • Household waste