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Landfill and Waste Services during the Christmas and New Years Holiday.

Rubbish BinKerbside wheelie bin collections will operate as per the normal schedule -
EXCEPT
residents whose collection day is WEDNESDAY, will have their bins collected up to two hours earlier during the festive period, so residents will need to make sure bins are put out the night before.

Date

 Moree Landfill

 Villages Landfill

Wednesday 25 December 2019
Christmas Day - Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed
Thursday 26 December 2019
Boxing Day - Public Holiday
 9am - 1pm  Mungindi - Closed
Friday 27 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  All landfills closed
Saturday 28 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi         9am - 11am
 Boggabilla       1pm - 4pm
 Gurley             2pm - 4pm
 Terry Hie Hie    9am - 11am
Sunday 29 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi                        9am -11am
 Biniguy & Garah            10am -12pm
 Boomi & Pallamallawa     1pm - 4pm
Monday 30 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        8am - 9:30am
Tuesday 31 December 2019  7.15am - 4.15pm  Mungindi        3pm - 4:30pm
 Boggabilla      1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020
New Year’s Day Public Holiday
 Closed  All landfills closed

Which Bin? Competition

Which Bin Competition Council has launched its Which Bin? Competition; an exciting new competition to challenge local residents and encourage the correct disposal of recycling and organic waste in the Shire. The competition will see Cleanaway representatives inspecting the kerbside yellow and green bins of registered residents to see if recycling and organic waste has been placed in the correct bin.

In order to participate in the Which Bin? Competition, residents must comply with the Terms and Conditions and register their property details in the ‚ÄúWhich Bin? Competition Registration‚ÄĚ via the Waste App. Registration is open from Monday 28 October.

The Waste App which is a great resource for all things waste-related in the Moree Plains and can be downloaded free from the App Store for iPhone or Google play for Android.

App features include:

  • Personalised bin collection calendar with optional bin day reminders
  • Quick guide to your kitchen bin, our three bin system, and an A-Z list of materials and how to dispose of them
  • Forms to request an additional bin, notify Council of a missed service and more
  • Information about Council‚Äôs services and waste facilities, including maps and directions
  • Notifications to find out the latest waste information from CouncilApp waste

From Monday 4 November, registered addresses will be randomly selected for inspection.

If your address is selected, your green or yellow bin (depending on the week) must be put out for the kerbside collection on your usual collection day. Its contents will be inspected and if no contamination is found in your bin, then you will be our weekly winner and win a $250 Love Local Moree card - it’s that simple! If contamination is detected, inspections will continue until staff find a registered residence with a bin free of contaminants.

With a prize pool of $1,000, the competition will run for 4 weeks:

  • Week of Monday 4 November (organics ‚Äď a green lid bin week)
  • Week of Monday 11 November (recycling ‚Äď a yellow lid bin week)
  • Week of Monday 18 November (organics ‚Äď a green lid bin week)
  • Week of Monday 25 November (recycling ‚Äď a yellow lid bin week)

Winners will be announced each Friday afternoon via Council’s Facebook page.

Council has launched this competition to encourage residents to download the free MPSC Waste app, encourage correct recycling practices and reduce contamination rates in the kerbside recycling and organics collection service.

 

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