Waste reporting

Council collects garbage, recycling and food and garden organics from residential and commercial properties across Moreland.

This information is provided to give residents a greater understanding of the amount of waste generated and collected by Council over a 12 month period.

Annual tonnages for 2018-19

Garbage: 29,571 tonnes

Recycling: 14,930 tonnes

Green waste: 7,770 tonnes

Contracts held by Council for waste collection and processing

Garbage, recycling and organics collection service (South of Bell Street):
Citywide

Garbage, recycling and organics collection service (North of Bell Street):
In-house waste collection team

Garbage disposal:
Melbourne Regional Landfill at Ravenhall, managed by Cleanaway

Recycling receipt:
Materials Recovery Facility at Heidelberg, managed by Visy Recycling

Food and Garden Organics processing:
In-Vessel Composting Facility at Bulla, managed by Veolia

The above facilities do not stock pile any of the materials received from Council.

Diversion of waste from landfill 

Through the collection and processing of recyclables and organics, Council diverts 44% of all waste from landfill.