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Services Waste Recycling Waste Bin Collection Schedule

Waste Collection Schedule

Waste collection is handled by NAWMA and is broken down into different collection cycles. Different council areas will have different bins collected on different days, as well as recycling and green waste.

  • red lidded general waste bin - collected weekly
  • yellow lidded recycling waste bin - collected bi-weekly
  • green lidded green waste bin - collected bi-weekly on alternate weeks to the yellow lidded bin

Public Holidays

Only New Years Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day will impact bin collections. There are no collections on these days and therefore collections roll forward one day until the end of the affected week. Friday collections will roll forward to Saturday.

When will my rubbish be collected?

There are a few options to find out when your waste bins will be collected, such as downloading apps that send you reminders.

NAWMA (Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority)

Visit the NAWMA website, where you can find out when you waste bins will be collected. Download the PDF for additional information.

'My Local Services' App

Download the free 'My Local Services' smart phone app which explains what day/date each bin goes out. You can even set a reminder for yourself to put the bin out on time. This app runs across Local Government in South Australia and has many more services on offer, as well as bin collection dates.

The app can be downloaded on iPhone and Android. Search 'My Local Services' in the App Store or the Play Store.