RESIDENTS are urged to clean out their homes and garages this weekend in preparation for Singleton Council’s annual bulk waste collection that starts on Monday.
This year the collection will run across two weeks and is open to all residents who currently receive a waste and recycling service in Singleton and surrounding areas.
Rural residents will be required to register for their bulk waste collection by calling 6578 7310.
Big Ridge, Bridgman, Clydesdale, Camberwell, Combo, Darlington, Dyrring, Dunolly, Falbrook, Fern Gully, Glendon, Glendonbrook, Glenridding, Glennies Creek, Goorangoola, Gouldsville, Gowrie, Greenlands, Hambledon Hill, Hunter View, Long Point, Maison Dieu, McDougalls Hill, Middle Falbrook, Mitchells Flat, Mount Olive, Obanvale, Redbournberry, Rixs Creek, Roughit, Scotts Flat, Sedgefield, Singleton, Singleton Heights, Wattle Ponds, Whittingham, Wylies Flat
Appletree Flat, Belford, Branxton, Broke, Bulga, Dalwood, Doyles Creek, Elderslie, Fordwich, Hebden, Jerry Plains, Lambs Valley, Leconfield, Lemington, Lower Belford, Milbrodale, Mirannie, Mount Thorley, Paynes Crossing, Pokolbin, Ravensworth, Reedy Creek, Singleton Military Area, Stanhope, Warkworth, Westbrook
Waste is to be placed kerbside, or at the front gate for rural properties, by 5.30am on the Monday of your collection week, starting September 8.
Any waste placed out after this time will not be collected.
Materials should be placed on the footpath verge in a position that will not obstruct traffic or pedestrians. All items should be neatly stacked with two separate piles for general waste and scrap metal. Loose rubbish should be placed in bags or boxes.
The bulk waste collection is for excess household rubbish only and must not be used for vacant allotment clearing or commercial/trade waste.
Due to contamination and health and safety issues, green waste will not be collected and can be disposed of by residents at the Singleton Waste Depot.
Items that will be collected:
• General household waste
• Household building waste, only small quantities, must not exceed two wheelbarrow loads and bricks must be stacked
• Floor coverings, rolled up to 1.5m
• A limit of two box trailer loads per household applies.
Items that will not be collected:
• E-waste eg computers TVs, small household appliances. These items are accepted free of charge at Singleton Waste Depot.
• Green waste, including tree stumps and branches
• Hazardous solids and liquids including paints, oils and chemicals
• White goods, including fridges, freezers, stoves, microwaves and washing machines
• Mirrors, glass panels
• Material cleared from vacant lots, including loose earth, bricks, rubble, commercial builder’s rubble
Singleton Waste Depot also accepts a range of materials free of charge for domestic quantities for recycling or reuse.
These include bricks, clay, soil, DrumMuster drums, e-Waste, fire extinguishers, glass bottles and jars, household chemicals, LPG gas bottles, motor oil and containers, paints, paper and cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, scrap metal, steel/aluminium tins and cans, tiles, timber, timber pallets (untreated), and vehicle batteries.
For more information on the bulk waste collection or to register as a rural resident, contact 6578 7310 or visit www.singleton.nsw.gov.au/bulkwaste
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