Kerbside Waste Collection

Kerbside Waste Collection

Weekly waste collection will commence on 20 December 2017 for a six week period

Weekly collections of general waste bins in the Alexandrina Council district will commence on Wednesday 20 December 2017 with the last weekly collection on Friday, 26 January 2018.

All waste collections will occur on the usual collection days for Alexandrina Council – Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, as per the 2017-2018 Kerbside Collection Calendar.

Public Holidays – all collections will occur on the day scheduled, even if it’s a Public Holiday.

Recycling and green organics collection (where applicable) will continue fortnightly throughout this period.

Residents are encouraged to check their 2017-2018 Kerbside Waste Collection Calendar for the collection schedule.

Kerbside collections for all three waste streams will revert to fortnightly from Wednesday 31 January 2018 in the Alexandrina Council district.

Check the FRWA website to confirm opening hours for the Goolwa and Strathalbyn Waste and Recycling Depots. Both depots are closed on all gazetted public holidays. Visit

Exceptional Circumstances Bin Collection

We wish to advise all Exceptional Circumstances and General Waste bins will be collected in the week prior to Christmas on your normal collection day, please place all out for collection:

  • Wednesday 20 December
  • Thursday 21 December, or
  • Friday 22 December

Update: There will be no collection of your Exceptional Circumstances (red lid) bin from Monday 25 December 2017 to Friday 26 January 2018.  Weekly pickup of your general waste (blue lid) bin only will replace this service during this time, inclusive of the Australia Day Public Holiday.

Collection of recycling (yellow lid) and green organics (green lid - where green organics collections are applicable) will remain fortnightly throughout this period.

Fortnightly kerbside collections of Exceptional Circumstances (red lid) and general waste (blue lid) bins will recommence from week commencing Monday 29 January 2018.

Please check your 2017-2018 Kerbside Collection Calendar or the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority (FRWA) website collection day search function on to confirm your collection schedule - all kerbside collections will take place on the day scheduled.