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Garbage Sites and Bin Collection Days Garbage Sites and Bin Collection Days

ALPHA


Alpha Refuse Disposal Site
Persons using the Alpha refuse disposal sites are asked to deposit rubbish over the tip face. The dumping of general household rubbish at the industrial dump site is not permitted. All general garbage, papers, metals, car bodies, trees and tyres should be dumped in the appropriate site.

Garbage collection for Alpha Township is on Monday morning of every week.

JERICHO


Jericho Refuse Disposal Site
Persons using the Jericho refuse disposal sites are asked to deposit rubbish over the tip face. The dumping of general household rubbish at the industrial dump site of not permitted. All general garbage, papers, metals, car bodies, trees and tyres should be dumped in the appropriate site.

Garbage collection for Jericho Township is on Monday of every week.

BARCALDINE


Barcaldine Refuse Disposal Site
The following information is provided to the public detailing the current rules and regulations for the Barcaldine Shire Refuse Site.

  • The site is for disposing of domestic and commercial refuse only.
  • The burning of refuse is strictly prohibited and offenders could receive an on the spot fine.
  • Interfering or removing waste from the site is prohibited and offenders could receive an on the spot fine.
  • A person must not remain on the site once they have deposited their refuse.
  • There are separate areas at the refuse tip for specific items i.e. Tree limbs and garden waste, metal, tyres and general waste. An area has now been set aside for batteries. These areas are clearly defined, please use them.

Please contact the Barcaldine Council Office if you have any waste that requires special burial.
Council has recently installed a new fence and grid on the site; access beyond this point is restricted as Council is about to commence rehabilitating this area. Council approval will be required to access this area.

If you have any questions about the management or operation of the Refuse Site, please contact the Environmental Health Officer on 07 4651 5608.

Garbage Collection

Rubbish is collected in Barcaldine Township on the following days for the following streets:

Monday
All north side residences including Wilga Street plus streets running east to west:  Oak Street, Ash Street, Elm Street, Yew Street.  Streets running north to south from Oak street to Yew street:  Myall Street, Cedar Street, Pine Street, Maple Street, Beech Street, Willow Street, Box Street, Coolibah Street. Railway Workshop, Barcaldine Produce & Rural, Golf Club, Broughtons, Hospital, Lee Garden Motel, BP Roadhouse, Caravan Park, Landsborough Lodge, Iron Bark Inn, Showgrounds, Powerhouse, Council workshop, Council office, Apex Park, Railway Station, IGA, O'Donnell's, State School, St Joseph's School, Laundry mat, Heritage Centre, Telstra, Powers Cordials, Railway side bins, Ash Street Main Roads, Barcaldine Irrigation & Garden Centre, Cap Plumbing, Retravision, Daffy's, Main Roads Mechanics, Airport, QBuild, Police, Barcaldine Tyre Centre, Oak Street footpath bins, and Meat Barn.

Wednesday
Streets running east to west, Fir Street, Gidyea Street, Acacia Street, Gum Street, Boree Street, Bauhinia Street; Streets running north to south from Fir Street:  Myall Street, Cedar Street, Pine Street Maple, Beech Street, Willow Street, Box Street and Coolibah Street. Hotels & Motels, Chivers Bakery, Gone Shopping, O'Donnells, IGA, Riddles Roo Box, State School, Bashford Roo Box, Airport and Meat Barn.

Friday
Newsagency (before 8am), Airport, Oak street footpath bins, Hotels, Chemist, Gidyea Street, Silver Thimble, Round the Blend, Motels, Caravan Park, Golf Club, BP Roadhouse, Hospital, Mobil Café, Primac, Heritage Centre, Barcaldine Irrigation & Garden Centre, Cap Plumbing, Retravision, Daffy's, Information Centre, Bank of Queensland, Chivers Bakery, Shire Office, Barcaldine Tyre Centre, Main Roads office, IGA, Apex Park, O'Donnells, State School, St Joseph's and Meat Barn.

ARAMAC


Aramac Refuse Disposal Site
Open to public unless wet.  Garbage collection for Aramac Township is on Thursday of every week.

MUTTABURRA


Muttaburra Refuse Disposal Site
Open to public unless wet.  Garbage collection for Muttaburra Township is on Thursday of every week.

To help Council maintain a quality service, residents are asked to position their bin correctly for the automatic handling operation (e.g. the handle and wheels of the bin are closest to your house, one metre away from obstacles). Bin should be out ready for collection at 6.00am of the morning of service day and then returned to your yard prior to 6.00pm on the same day. Bins not out by this time may not be collected.

Large bulky items that do not permit the bin lid to close or excessively heavy items should not be placed in the bin as it may not be serviced. Bins that become split and cracked may also not be serviced.


WHEELIE BINS

Wheelie bins can be purchased from Council for $76.00.  Bins must be paid for prior to delivery.  Wheelie bins have a shelf life of approximately 7 years, after this time they will begin to crack, split and become damaged.  Damaged wheelie bins may not be serviced and customers will receive a letter in writing to replace their bin.

You can extend the life of your bin by storing it out of direct sunlight – in a carport etc, regularly washing the inside of the bin and by not over loading it.  Wheelie bins are designed to take approximately 6 bags of household rubbish, loading the bins with lawn clippings, building off cuts etc, will severely shorten the lifespan of your bin.