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Colac Otway Shire

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

87.94

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

99.96

All Councils (2020-2021)

125.87

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 58.69 77.82 99.66
2018-2019 69.92 84.31 104.58
2019-2020 68.36 87.04 119.91
2020-2021 87.94 99.96 125.87

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Council's new waste contract started in September 2020. Council received 232 new kerbside requests this year, which is approx. 15 more than previous year.

Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

3.09

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

4.11

All Councils (2020-2021)

5.59

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 2.30 4.77 5.05
2018-2019 2.13 4.35 4.91
2019-2020 1.63 3.85 5.03
2020-2021 3.09 4.11 5.59

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Council's new waste contract started in September 2020 which required a change in some of the drivers, who were unfamiliar with the regular runs. This resulted in a slight increase in missed kerbside bin collection requests in 2020/21.

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

$99.09

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

$109.68

All Councils (2020-2021)

$113.28

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 $140.36 $98.50 $102.52
2018-2019 $138.96 $102.95 $106.59
2019-2020 $141.50 $105.32 $112.03
2020-2021 $99.09 $109.68 $113.28

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

The decrease in cost is due to changing from a Metro landfill to a Regional landfill, levies are higher at Metro landfill centre.

Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

$62.04

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

$73.98

All Councils (2020-2021)

$69.49

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 $37.74 $44.74 $42.45
2018-2019 $45.44 $59.75 $57.71
2019-2020 $61.21 $70.01 $65.17
2020-2021 $62.04 $73.98 $69.49

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

57.53%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

50.15%

All Councils (2020-2021)

47.48%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 47.79% 46.46% 44.69%
2018-2019 52.06% 46.71% 43.94%
2019-2020 60.38% 47.23% 44.13%
2020-2021 57.53% 50.15% 47.48%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...