Missing, stolen or damaged bins

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Inner West Council – Ashfield

Damaged bins

If your bin has been broken, Council can arrange for it to be repaired or replaced. Contact the Ashfield Service Centre by phone on 9716 1800 with the following information:

  • The part of the bin that is damaged
  • Is the bin cracked?
  • Is the bin lid missing or broken?
  • Is the bin wheel missing or broken?
  • What size is the bin?
  • Where can you place the bin so it can be repaired?
  • Any other relevant information

Lost or stolen bins

If your bin has been lost or stolen, contact the Ashfield Service Centre by phone on 9716 1800.

The first replacement bin is free of charge, but additional replacements will incur the following costs (2017/18):

  • 120 litre bin: $44.00
  • 240 litre bin: $50.00

Inner West Council – Leichhardt

Damaged bins

If your bin has been broken, Council can arrange for it to be repaired or replaced. Contact the Leichhardt Service Centre by phone on 9367 9222 with the following information:

  • The part of the bin that is damaged
  • Is the bin or crate cracked?
  • Is the bin lid missing or broken?
  • Is the bin wheel missing or broken?
  • What type of bin requires repair or replacement?
  • What size is the bin?
  • Where can you place the bin so it can be repaired?
  • Any other relevant information

Lost or stolen bins

If your bin has been lost or stolen, contact the Leichhardt Service Centre by phone on 9367 9222.

The following charges apply for a replacement bin (2017/18):

  • Black crate: $24.00
  • Blue crate: $25.00
  • 55 litre bin: $28.00
  • 80 litre bin: $41.00
  • 120 litre bin: $44.00
  • 240 litre bin: $50.00

Inner West Council – Marrickville

Lost or stolen bins

If your bin has been lost or stolen, contact Council online.

You will need to pay a fee to replace the lost bin. Following payment, a search is conducted in the surrounding area and on collection day. A full refund of the replacement fee will be provided should your bin be found.

The following charges apply for a replacement bin (2017/18):

  • 140 litre red, green or yellow-lidded bin: $47 ($24 for pensioners)
  • 240 litre red, green or yellow-lidded bin: $50 ($25 for pensioners)
  • 660 litre garbage bin: $462.50

Damaged bins

If your bin has been damaged, contact Council online.

Replacement bins are provided free of charge if your bin was damaged as result of wear and tear, or damaged by Council's collection crew.

Intentionally damaged bins (e.g. bins set alight or damaged by private vehicles) will only be exchanged upon the payment of a replacement fee (see charges above) unless a police report number is provided.

Additional bins and changing your bin size

Garbage bin (red lid)

You will need to pay for an additional waste service if you require an extra garbage bin or a larger one. The additional waste charge is $305.00 per annum (2017/18) for a supplementary 140 L red lid bin only or $538.00 per annum (2017/18) for an additional service, which also includes recycling and green waste bins. Please contact Council online to request an additional or larger bin.

Recycling bin (yellow lid)

An extra bin or a larger bin can be provided free of charge if you have too much recycling for one bin. Please contact Council online to request an extra bin.

Requests to downsize your recycling bin incur a charge of $47, or $24 for pensioners (2017/18). However, residents who want a smaller bin due a medical condition or physical disability can request to downsize their bin free of charge upon the presentation of a doctor's certificate. Please contact us online. You can also download the request for a smaller recycling bin form and send it by post or email to the address provided in the form.

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