NEW kerbside bin collection days are now being phased in parts of the Fraser Coast.
The new collection days kicked in on Monday, July 18.
Only about a third of households will see a change.
Fraser Coast Division 7 Councillor Darren Everard said residents whose collection day was going to change would have received a notice in the mail and had a reminder notice on their bin.
“You can easily check to see if your bin collection day has changed by entering your address in the interactive map at www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au/bin-collection,” Cr Everard said.
The changes are part of a project to improve the efficiency of the collection program and keep pace with residential growth.
“An added bonus is the changes will enable us to cut the number of truck movements which helps cut greenhouse gasses,” Cr Everard said.
“Council’s waste collection contractor, Cleanaway, has reviewed its routes and schedules to ensure our growing community continues to receive a reliable and efficient service.
“As a result, about one third of households will have either a new bin collection day, a change of recycling week or a combination of both.
“To ensure a smooth changeover there will also be a two-week transition period where bins will be collected on the new day as well as the old day just to make sure no one is missed.
“To ease into the new routes, the changeover will occur in stages across the region over several weeks.
“We thank residents for their understanding and assistance in ensuring local waste collection services are as efficient and reliable as possible.”
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