Optimising Kerbside Collection Systems

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Optimising Victoria's Kerbside Collection Systems

THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Every year approximately 1.8 million tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from Victorian households is sent to landfill (approximately 54% of all materials collected from kerbside collections). Kerbside collection services represent a significant cost to local government. However with each council currently providing a different mix of collection services, both the cost of providing these services and the waste and resource recovery outcomes can vary greatly from council to council.

A new project by Sustainability Victoria will look at how local governments can improve kerbside collection systems for general waste,Continue reading

Optimising Victoria's Kerbside Collection Systems

THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Every year approximately 1.8 million tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from Victorian households is sent to landfill (approximately 54% of all materials collected from kerbside collections). Kerbside collection services represent a significant cost to local government. However with each council currently providing a different mix of collection services, both the cost of providing these services and the waste and resource recovery outcomes can vary greatly from council to council.

A new project by Sustainability Victoria will look at how local governments can improve kerbside collection systems for general waste, organics and comingled recyclables to increase resource recovery outcomes and achieve greater cost efficiencies. This includes exploring:

  • What changes to kerbside collection frequency, bin collection systems, pricing, incentives, logistics and other innovations can be applied by local government
  • What are the barriers and opportunities for optimising and implementing innovative approaches to kerbside collection systems?
  • What supporting tools and resources councils need to implement these changes.

Feedback from this consultation will be used to develop supporting tools and resources to assist local government to optimise kerbside collection services.

How can I get involved?

You are invited to provide your feedback on these issues by registering for a workshop or completing an online survey.

Register for a workshop

During February and March 2016, SV will be conducting a series of workshops with local government and industry. Refer to the key dates section for workshop details and to register.

Complete the online survey

Share your ideas by completing the survey below by 5pm, Friday 18 March 2016.

More information

Please contact Jason.Rijnbeek@sustainability.vic.gov.au if you have further questions about this project.


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    We welcome your feedback on Optimising Kerbside Collections. The survey takes around 3-5 minutes to complete and your responses are anonoymous.

    We welcome your feedback on Optimising Kerbside Collections. The survey takes around 3-5 minutes to complete and your responses are anonoymous.

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