Bin options

Residential bins

We provide each rateable house or unit* with the following bins for household recycling, green organics and waste to landfill.

1 x 240 litre yellow-lidded recycling bin
1 x 240 litre green-lidded green organics bin
1 x 140 litre red-lidded waste to landfill bin.

Additional bins are available upon application - fees apply. (see below)

*Exceptions may apply due to dwelling density, location, service availability or development application restrictions

Business/Commercial bins

Each rateable commercial property* can access the following bins for recycling, green organics and waste to landfill.

1 x 240 litre yellow-lidded recycling bin
1 x 140 litre red-lidded waste to landfill bin.

1 x 240 litre green-lidded organics bin - please note the following:

  • service is only available on condition that the business is  located within an existing collection round
  • an annual fee applies (see Additional bins information below).
  • application is required in writing

Additional bins are available upon application - fees apply. (see Additional bins information below).

*Unless otherwise indicated in the development application plan

Vacant land

Each rateable vacant block with a shed or other infrastructure, can apply for a green organics and a waste to landfill bin. You should apply in writing to the Team Leader, Waste Management. If approved, bins will be supplied to the block.

Schools, Kindergartens, Churches & Community organisations

We support our local community, so limited services are available to these organisations.

For more information about service entitlements and how to apply for them please contact our Waste Administration team on (08 8384 0666.

Additional bins

Sometimes one bin is not quite enough. To help you manage your recycling and waste, additional bins are available at a subsidised rate.

Recycling

Only one additional bin per rateable property is allowed at:

  • $25.00 per annum

Additional bins will have a green body with a brown lid. 

Green organics

Two additional bins per rateable residential property are allowed at:

  • $30.00 each per annum

Additional bins will have a green body with a lime green lid.

Waste

Only one additional bin per rateable property is allowed at:

  • $122.70 per annum

Additional bins will have a green body with an orange lid.

 

Hardship support is available for large families. Applications in writing can be made to the Team Leader, Waste Management. Please include details of any circumstances you feel support your request for this service. If approved, there is no charge for an additional recycling or waste bin.

You can request an additional bin online or contact our Customer Relations team on 8384 0666 or mail@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

We will need the following information:

  • your name
  • your contact details
  • which additional bin/s you need
    • recycling 140L
    • recycling 240L
    • green organics
    • waste to landfill
  • any further comments

Additional bins will be delivered within five working days and will be left on the verge for you to put away inside your property.

Moving on?

Don't forget to let us know if you no longer require that additional bin or if you sell the property. Otherwise you will continue to receive invoices even if someone else is using the bin.

The additional bin fees are for the servicing of the bin. Please note that all bins remain the property of the City of Onkaparinga.

New residents

When your newly built house, unit or townhouse is ready to occupy, you can contact us to request your 3 bins to be delivered.  We do not deliver bins to your property unless it is occupied, to reduce the occurrence of bins being stolen.

Please note that the property must be clearly identifiable with a lot number or a house number. 

You can order your bins two to three days before you move in. Contact our Customer Relations team on (08) 8384 0666 or mail@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

We will need to the following information:

  • your name
  • your contact details
  • the address of your new residence
  • when you will be moving in

Delivery will be within five working days and will only be to occupied premises. Your new bins will be left on the verge for you to put away inside your property.

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