Household waste and recycling collections will be disrupted on Monday (2 November) due to industrial action by drivers employed by collection contractor Suez.
Missed collections will not be caught up as it would cause too much disruption to other suburbs, the Transport and City Services Directorate said.
Green waste bin services, bulky waste collections and the wheeled bin assistance service will continue as normal.
Rubbish collection will be affected in:
- Chapman – waste
- Chifley – waste and recycling
- Coombs – waste
- Curtin – waste
- Denman Prospect – waste
- Duffy – waste
- Farrer – waste and recycling
- Fisher – waste
- Greenway – waste and recycling
- Holder – waste
- Kambah – waste and recycling
- Lyons – waste and recycling
- Mawson – waste and recycling
- Oxley – waste and recycling
- Pearce – waste and recycling
- Rivett – waste
- Stirling – waste
- Torrens – waste and recycling
- Uriarra Village – waste
- Waramanga – waste
- Weston – waste
- Wright – waste
- Yarralumla – waste.
Houses affected by the strike will be able to dispose of up to three large garbage bags for free at the following sites between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm from Saturday, 31 October to Sunday, 8 November:
- Waramanga – Walpiri Place, off Namatjira Drive
- Kambah – 66 Springbett Street, near the tennis courts
- Gowrie – 7 Finlay Place, near the Scout hall
- Weston – Hilder Street, at the Weston Neighbourhood Oval.
Alternatively, three large plastic garbage bags can be disposed of for free at Resource Management Centres at Mugga Lane in Symonston and Flemington Road in Mitchell between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm on the same dates.
Canberrans will need to show proof of residency when dropping off waste at these Resource Management Centres.
Recyclable materials can continue to be dropped off for free at the ACT Government’s 24/7 recycling drop off centres at:
- Jolly Street, Belconnen
- O’Brien Place, Gungahlin
- Baillieu Circuit, Mitchell
- Botany Street, Phillip
- Scollay Street, Tuggeranong.
For up-to-date information, visit City Services.