Council is providing a new two bin waste and recycling service to your household. The new service will commence 1 July 2013. New bins will arrive at your home before then. Please read this additional information regarding your new bins and waste collection service.
Draft Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan
Lockyer Valley Regional Council’s draft Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan (WRRP) is now open for public comment. This new WRRP will assist the Lockyer Valley community to move towards a more environmentally sustainable future. Please click here for a copy of the Plan.
State Government Waste Levy Fact Sheet
Waste reforms are being introduced. The new waste disposal levy is designed to change the way Queensland manages commercial, industrial, construction and demolition waste.
The new levy will come into play from 1 December 2011.
Currently there are two contracts for waste pick up.
Properties located in the old Laidley Shire area:
- 240 Litre divided bin that allows for household waste and recycling.
Properties located in the old Gatton Shire area:
- 240 Litre bin for household waste
- A recycling service using a bag system is run by Anuha Services in selected townships.
To find out if you are in a waste pick up area, or if recycling is offered in your township, please contact Council’s Environmental Health Section on 07 5462 0384.
Bins for new homes
To commence a waste service for a new home or add extra bins to a property you will need to meet the following requirements:
- Submit a signed application form (form must be signed by the land owner)
- Have someone living in the house
- House located in a waste pick up area
Fees apply for the use of a waste bin and are charged on the property rates. You can download a form from the link below. This will need to be printed and signed, then returned Council.
Broken or stolen bins
We can fix or replace your broken or stolen bin. Fill out the form below, or contact the Environmental Health Section to arrange.