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Waste & Recycling for City Residents

When is my bin collection day?

Use our online tool to check when your bin collection day is.

Collection Calendar

Download and print the waste and recycling collection calendar:


City of Adelaide’s residential kerbside waste and recycling collection service consists of three (3) bins and booked hard waste:

  • General Waste – collected weekly
    140 litre - red lid
  • Co-mingled Recycling – collected fortnightly
    240 litre - yellow lid 
  • Organics (food and garden waste) – collected fortnightly
    240 litre - lime green lid
  • Booked Hard Waste – two (2) collection per calendar year

Options - Fees Apply

Upsize your bin

  • General Waste
    Increase from 140 to 240 litres
  • Co-mingled Recycling
    Increase from 240 to 360 litres
  • Organics 
    Get an extra 240 litre bin

Hard Waste

  • Additional collection(s) above two (2) bookings are available

Recycling Tools

Council provide a kitchen organics caddy and corn starch liner bags to assist residents separate food waste in their home, which can then be deposited in the organics (lime green lid) bin for composting.

Available from:

Waste Disposal & Recycling FAQs

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