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Wellington Shire

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Kerbside bin collection requests per 1,000 households

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

38.85

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

84.31

All Councils (2018-2019)

104.58

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 30.56 64.04 97.37
2016-2017 29.64 68.57 101.19
2017-2018 36.75 77.82 99.66
2018-2019 38.85 84.31 104.58

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Council receives requests for damaged or stolen bins to be replaced, uncollected bins to be collected, and additional bins to be provided. In 2018/19, we received a total of approximately 39 requests per 1,000 households. 120l garbage bins are reaching the end of their useful life and may be the cause of the continued elevated number of bin requests.

Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

1.62

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

4.35

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.91

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 2.51 3.18 4.18
2016-2017 1.63 3.18 4.51
2017-2018 1.61 4.77 5.05
2018-2019 1.62 4.35 4.91

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Over 1.55 million bin lifts were performed during 2018/19 as part of Wellington Shire's waste collection service which operates within a defined collection boundary within the 11,000km2 municipality. Only 251 bins were reported as missed during 2018/19.

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$67.40

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$102.95

All Councils (2018-2019)

$106.59

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $63.86 $96.73 $101.10
2016-2017 $65.49 $101.68 $102.30
2017-2018 $65.95 $98.50 $102.52
2018-2019 $67.40 $102.95 $106.59

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Wellington Shire's kerbside collection includes the weekly garbage waste collection service of 19,545 bins across the municipality. Additional services for residents in Wellington Shire, not incorporated in this cost, include an annual hard waste collection service, and two no charge green waste disposal weekends and a fortnightly recycling bin collection service.

Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$68.49

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$59.75

All Councils (2018-2019)

$57.71

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $44.74 $40.77 $37.66
2016-2017 $46.12 $40.72 $37.34
2017-2018 $53.77 $44.74 $42.45
2018-2019 $68.49 $59.75 $57.71

Wellington Shire Council Says...

China's 2018 ban on some recyclable material has resulted in increased costs for Australian waste collectors including the Wellington Shire Council. This increased cost is a direct cost to Council and the main contributor to the increase in cost per bin for the kerbside recyclable collection service compared to previous years.

Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

35.71%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

46.71%

All Councils (2018-2019)

43.94%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 32.10% 43.41% 42.93%
2016-2017 32.93% 44.55% 44.52%
2017-2018 33.55% 46.46% 44.69%
2018-2019 35.71% 46.71% 43.94%

Wellington Shire Council Says...

More than 3,800 tonnes of recyclable material diverted from landfill in 2018/19 which is a 10% increase compared to 2017/18. That's an average of 200kg of recyclables per collection household in Wellington Shire. Wellington Shire Council does not currently have a kerbside green waste collection service in place limiting the diversion rate percentage under this category.