Hey there, my name is Benedict, I'm a Perth local.
This site was created to improve upon an existing vergeside pickup map that was created by Matt McGlew in 2011. The map proved to be very popular, and at the time of writing has been viewed over 500,000 times. However, I saw an opportunity to improve upon this map in couple of ways:
I was looking for a small project (famous last words) that benefits the community to take on in my spare time and this seemed like a great match.
The pickup dates and pickup areas has been pulled from individual council websites as well as from Nearmaps. The difficult part was determining pickup areas, especially for larger councils who don't provide a pickup map on their website.
Over time, more councils are moving to using skip bins instead of periodic vergeside pickups. Listed below are councils who do have vergeside pickups, along with a link to their webpage about bulk waste collection.
|Council||Bulk Waste Webpage|
|City of Canning||City of Canning Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Cockburn||City of Cockburn Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Gosnells||City of Gosnells Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Mandurah||City of Mandurah Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Melville||City of Melville Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Nedlands||City of Nedlands Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Perth||City of Perth Bulk Waste Information|
|City of Rockingham||City of Rockingham Bulk Waste Information|
|City of South Perth||City of South Perth Bulk Waste Information|
|Shire of Mundaring||Shire of Mundaring Bulk Waste Information|
|Town of Claremont||Town of Claremont Bulk Waste Information|
|Town of East Fremantle||Town of East Fremantle Bulk Waste Information|
|Town of Kwinana||Town of Kwinana Bulk Waste Information|
|Town of Victoria Park||Town of Victoria Park Bulk Waste Information|
Councils using Verge Valet (or similar):
We live in a throwaway society and reusing things thrown out by others is a step in the right direction. However, there are some valid criticisms with collecting stuff from other people's verges. Some rules to abide by: