Holiday waste collection

Waste collections will be one day later than usual on the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of both Christmas and New Year's weeks and will include a Saturday collection.

 Bin repairs and replacements will occur on Friday 20 December, Monday 23 December, Tuesday 24 December, Thursday 2 January and Friday 3 January. There will be no repairs or replacements from 25 December-1 January. Normal services resume Monday 6 January 2020.

The Ballarat Transfer Station is closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Every other day is 8am-4pm, including on weekends throughout December.


Please have your bins placed correctly by 6.00am on collection days.

Correct placement:

  • bin handle and wheels facing your house and the bin opening facing the road
  • bins 50cm apart from each other
  • do not place bins behind parked cars, near trees or other obstructions
  • do not overfill or place anything on top of your binsBin placement diagram


Video: Correct bin placement explained


When is your next collection?