The City of Melbourne has introduced waste laws to keep our central city laneways and streets cleaner.
All businesses responsible for bins in Melbourne’s central city should apply for bin labels. Under the new laws, all bins must be clearly labelled.
Not sure whether your business is in the central city? Check our map.
Does your company plan to collect waste in the central city? You'll need a permit or risk a $2,000 fine. Register now.
All companies intending to collect garbage and/ or recycling within the central city need to apply for a permit to collect or risk being fined up to $2,000 for each offence.
See more For waste collection companies
All businesses responsible for a garbage or recycling bin, cart, skip or dumpster within the central city must meet new legal requirements when managing their waste.
See more For business owners and facility managers
Are you a business located in Central Melbourne? If so, you need to know the waste laws that came into effect on 1 July 2010.
See more Frequently asked questions for businesses
Confused about the waste laws? This summary explains them for city businesses and for the companies that collect waste.
See more Summary of waste laws
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