General Waste Bin (Red Lid)
Lockyer Valley Regional Council provides a dual-bin waste and recycling service to your household.
This service is compulsory to all habitable residences deemed to be within a serviceable area and we ask that residents take care when choosing the right bin.
Council’s Gatton Landfill is nearing capacity. When landfilling is no longer an option in the Lockyer Valley, Council will be faced with increased transport costs and gate fees to take our waste to a commercial landfill outside the region. These costs will ultimately be passed onto ratepayers so making our landfill last helps keep costs down for ratepayers.
The Queensland Government has introduced a levy on waste sent to landfill. In coming years, this will cost Council around $1 million per year. Reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill reduces this cost burden on Council and, ultimately, ratepayers.
All waste disposed of in the general (red) waste bin is sent to the Gatton Landfill.
Lockyer Valley Regional Council is committed to reducing waste to landfill in accordance with the Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2019-2022 to ensure the sustainable future of the Lockyer Valley Region.