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Ararat Rural City

Profile Performance

Kerbside bin collection requests per 1,000 households

Number of kerbside bin collection requests received by council per 1,000 kerbside bin collection households

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

58.08

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

66.81

All Councils (2018-2019)

104.58

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 42.09 59.67 97.37
2016-2017 65.49 58.99 101.19
2017-2018 68.48 58.17 99.66
2018-2019 58.08 66.81 104.58

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Council continues to work closely with waste and recycling contractors to monitor services and continuously improve practices and systems where practicable. This has seen a 14.81% decrease in bin requests per household compared to the 2017/2018 financial year.

Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households

Number of kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 scheduled kerbside collection bin lifts

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

4.13

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

3.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.91

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 3.13 2.31 4.18
2016-2017 5.62 2.92 4.51
2017-2018 5.75 3.12 5.05
2018-2019 4.13 3.15 4.91

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Council endeavours to deliver an effective, cost efficient bin collection service for the community with this improved result remaining below last year's state average.

Cost of kerbside garbage bin collection service per bin

Direct cost to council of the kerbside garbage bin collection service per kerbside garbage collection bin

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$144.96

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$115.23

All Councils (2018-2019)

$106.59

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $124.96 $104.72 $101.10
2016-2017 $133.71 $104.46 $102.30
2017-2018 $141.68 $104.82 $102.52
2018-2019 $144.96 $115.23 $106.59

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Council is committed to lowering the cost of bin collection service, and is currently assessing options in relation to kerbside waste collection contractors, as well as looking for opportunities for efficiencies that may exist in the way the service is delivered.

Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin

Direct cost to council of the kerbside recyclables collection service per kerbside recyclables collection bin

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$77.14

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$77.19

All Councils (2018-2019)

$57.71

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $37.60 $58.62 $37.66
2016-2017 $38.31 $59.77 $37.34
2017-2018 $55.42 $65.40 $42.45
2018-2019 $77.14 $77.19 $57.71

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

The cost of the kerbside recyclable bin collections has increased significantly due to changes within the recycling industry, specifically an increased cost of processing.

Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill

Percentage of garbage, recyclables and green organics collected from kerbside bins that is diverted from landfill

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

25.95%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

37.53%

All Councils (2018-2019)

43.94%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 25.95% 38.43% 42.93%
2016-2017 23.66% 39.28% 44.52%
2017-2018 24.86% 39.78% 44.69%
2018-2019 25.95% 37.53% 43.94%

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This result is consistent with the previous four years. Council is working with contractors, neighbouring Councils and the waste and resource recovery group to establish opportunities for reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfill.