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Bin Collection

We offer a household waste and recycling collection service through our contractor, JJ Richards and Sons. Everything you need to know about your bin service can be found here.

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About Your Bin Collection

We offer two types of waste and recycling collection services:

  • Household - up to three properties in one complex
  • Multi-dwelling - units, townhouses and apartments with four or more properties in one complex.

Find out more about your multi-dwelling household bin collection service below.

Find your bin day

You can find out your bin collection day and import the dates into your calendar with our My Bin Day tool.

Find My Bin Day now!

Or check out the Multi-Dwelling Collection Calendar;

Multi-Dwelling Bin Collection Days - Red lid bin

Multi-Dwelling Bin Collection Days - Yellow lid bin

Multi-Dwelling Collection Service

This service is available to unit, townhouse or apartment complexes with four or more dwellings. These bins are emptied as part of the manual collection service which means the waste contractor will retrieve the bins from your waste compound to be emptied and return the bins to the compound by 5pm the same day.

Included in this service is

  • shared red lid household waste (emptied twice weekly)
  • shared yellow lid recycle bins (emptied weekly)
  • residents must leave bins in the designated compound at all times.

The number of bins in your complex will depend on the number of units, page 10 of our Waste Management Policy provides more information. 

Missed Collection, Damaged, Missing or Stolen Bin

City of Darwin’s Waste Contractor, JJ Richards is happy to help you with your waste collection services matters and can be contacted on
1800 290 581

Alternatively report your issue through our web forms and JJ Richards will be in contact within 1 business day.

If you would like to discuss your waste collection services directly with City of Darwin we would love to hear from you, contact us on
8930 0300

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about our multi dwelling service with frequently asked questions.

Can we get an extra bin?

Yes. Apply for an Additional Multi-Dwelling Bin.

What time will my bin be emptied?

Collection can take place any time between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

Will my bin get collected on a public holiday?

Collections are maintained on public holidays and any changes to the collection schedule will be notified in the local press and the news section on our website.

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