Updates in response to COVID-19
Residential red and yellow bin collections are now starting from 5 am. There is currently no change to the start times of green bin collections which will remain as 7 am.
The ACT’s waste and recycling drop-off facilities are continuing to operate with the following changes:
- customers are asked to abide by social distancing measures within facilities, including the Green Shed
- sites are no longer accepting cash payments
- Soft Landing is not accepting public drop-offs for mattresses at this time. Customers can still book a collection via their website for $40 per mattress. Alternatively, mattresses can be taken to the transfer stations for $36 per mattress.
The Container Deposit Scheme is continuing to operate, however a number of express point return locations have been temporarily closed. Depots are continuing to provide cash payment options, however electronic refunds are also available. Please check www.actcds.com.au for the latest updates.