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Your Red Lidded Bin

Red lidded binWingecarribee Shire Council offers a range of sizes and collection frequencies of red lidded bins to help residents better manage their waste:

Available bin sizes include: 80L, 140L, 240L, with the standard option being 80L. 

While these bins are usually collected weekly, 

residents can reduce costs by opting for a fortnightly collection of the 80L red lidded bin. Collection would be on the same day as the yellow lidded recycling bin.

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PDFHandy Quick Reference Guide (PDF,143KB)
linkRRC Waste Disposal Guide 

What Goes in your Red Lidded Bin?

Red Waste Bin

Your red lidded bin is used to dispose of items that are ultimately destined for landfill, but this doesn't mean everything can go in these bins. The contents of these bins are still sorted to divert valuable resources from landfill and some waste types are an environmentally unsafe if sent to landfill.

Check out the handy guide below to see what should go in your red-lidded bin. 

 Handy quick reference guide
 Quick Reference Guide

What can go in the Red Bin?

 Food Waste

Food Waste

 Plastic packets and wrappers

Plastic Paper & Wrappers


Nappies and Tissues

Nappies and Tissues

 Ceramics and Crockery

Ceramics and Crockery

What Should not be place in your Red Lidded Bin?

Have a look at our Handy Quick Reference Guide to see how best to dispose of a large range of household waste products.

PDF IconHandy Quick Reference Guide (PDF,40KB)


Car and Household Batteries

 Syringes Medical Waste

Syringes and Medical Waste

Building Materials

Building materials (bricks, treated 

timber, clean timber, etc)

 Paint, Oil and Chemicals

Oil, Paint and Chemicals

 Rocks and Soil


 Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

General Waste Hints and Tips

  • You can remove food scraps from your garbage bin and help the environment by setting up a compost bin or worm farm at home.
  • Single use plastic bags are incredibly damaging to the environment and it is best to ensure you avoid them when shopping at the supermarket. However if you do have some you can return them to most supermarkets where they will recycle them. This ensure they aren’t being sent to landfill where they will not break down and cause permanent environmental damage.

Conditions of your General Waste Service

  • Please, only general household waste should be placed in your garbage bin
  • The lid of your bin needs to close completely with nothing protruding out. 
  • All bins need to be removed from the kerb by residents as soon as possible after emptying
  • If your bin is damaged please contact 1300 133 969 to arrange repairs.
Last Updated: March 14th, 2019
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