Household Waste Collection

Ararat Waste Collection Services

The Ararat township is served by a weekly waste collection service.

  • Northern Ararat - Monday
  • South-eastern Ararat - Tuesday
  • South-western Ararat - Wednesday
  • Western Ararat - Thursday
  • Central business area - Monday & Wednesday 

The bin size for residential areas is a mandatory 120-litre bin with a red lid.

The bin size for businesses is optional 120 or 240-litre bins.

Rural Townships Waste Collection Services

Rural townships are served by a weekly waste collection service on the following days:

  • Buangor - Thursday
  • Elmhurst - Thursday
  • Moyston - Thursday
  • Pomonal - Thursday
  • Warrak and Mount Cole - Thursday
  • Lake Bolac - Friday
  • Streatham - Friday
  • Wickliffe - Friday
  • Willaura - Friday

The bin size for the rural area is optional 120 or 240-litre bins.

Rural Waste Collection Services

Residents in the rural areas close to existing garbage truck transit routes are invited to participate in Council’s weekly garbage collection service by placing bins for collection on the rural garbage truck routes.  This will of course imply payment of the standard applicable garbage charge.

Enquiries about these services should be addressed to the Customer Service Centre on (03) 5355 0200.

Easter 2016

There will be NO CHANGE to kerbside bin collection days during the Easter period 2016.