Homecycle

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Give your smaller unwanted goods a second chance with this free one-off kerbside collection.

Homecycle gives residents the chance to take part in a free one-off collection of smaller items that can be reused and recycled but are not normally included in the regular kerbside recycling bin. This is an easy and cost-effective way to reduce landfill and give items a new life. It is a win for you and for the environment.

When

Homecycle will occur between 12 March and 23 March 2024.

Your collection will be the day after your normal recycling bin is emptied.

Collections will not occur on the Sunday and Monday during the Homecycle collection period.

What is accepted?

  • Textiles (clothing, shoes, handbags, fashion accessories, manchester/linen, jewellery)
  • Household items (toys, games, puzzles, cookware, cutlery, craft goods, DVDs, CDs, records)
  • Sporting equipment (bats, balls)
  • Small electrical items (mobile phones, chargers, cables, anything with a cord and battery)
  • Printer cartridges (empty or full)

Step-by-step guide for residents

Step 1 - Group your items into the categories listed above.

Step 2 - Place each category into a separate plastic bag.

Step 3 - Place the bags into your yellow-lid recycling bin the night your recycling bin has been emptied.

Step 4 - Place your bin on the nature strip for collection.

Registration 

Registrations are not required to participate in the Homecycle collection program.

Residents can receive an SMS or email reminder when their Homecycle collection day is held. 

Register here for an SMS reminder

If you require additional assistance to participate, please get in contact with us.

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Date and Time

Homecycle will occur between 12 March and 23 March 2024.

Your collection will be the day after your normal recycling bin is emptied.

Collections will not occur on the Sunday and Monday during the Homecycle collection period.

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Free one-off collection for Greater Dandenong residents.
Add to Calendar 2024-03-12 00:00:00 2024-03-12 00:00:00 Homecycle Give your smaller unwanted goods a second chance with this free one-off kerbside collection. Homecycle gives residents the chance to take part in a free one-off collection of smaller items that can be reused and recycled but are not normally included in the regular kerbside recycling bin. This is an easy and cost-effective way to reduce landfill and give items a new life. It is a win for you and for the environment. When Homecycle will occur between 12 March and 23 March 2024. Your collection will be the day after your normal recycling bin is emptied. Collections will not occur on the Sunday and Monday during the Homecycle collection period. What is accepted? Textiles (clothing, shoes, handbags, fashion accessories, manchester/linen, jewellery) Household items (toys, games, puzzles, cookware, cutlery, craft goods, DVDs, CDs, records) Sporting equipment (bats, balls) Small electrical items (mobile phones, chargers, cables, anything with a cord and battery) Printer cartridges (empty or full) Step-by-step guide for residents Step 1 - Group your items into the categories listed above. Step 2 - Place each category into a separate plastic bag. Step 3 - Place the bags into your yellow-lid recycling bin the night your recycling bin has been emptied. Step 4 - Place your bin on the nature strip for collection. Registration  Registrations are not required to participate in the Homecycle collection program. Residents can receive an SMS or email reminder when their Homecycle collection day is held.  Register here for an SMS reminder Australia/Melbourne public

When is my Homecycle collection day?

Your collection will be the day after your normal recycling bin is emptied.

Normal recycling collection day

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Thurs

Fri

Place your bin by the kerbsideBy midnight MondayBy midnight TuesBy midnight WedBy midnight ThursBy midnight Fri
Homecycle collection day

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How many bags can I include?

You can fill your bin ensuring that the lid will close.

How much does this cost?

Nothing, this is a free one-off collection for all Greater Dandenong residents.

Where do the goods go?

Good quality, reusable items will be donated to charities for low-income families. Other items will be recycled to create new products.

Why do we put items in a bag?

We ask you to bag items to keep them clean for reuse. Once the goods are removed the bags will be recycled.