The City of Perth provides an ‘Assisted Household Bin Service’ to residents unable to place their bins out for collection.

The assisted household bin service is a waste collection service for residents unable to move their bins (waste, recycling and green waste) from their residential property to the kerbside to be emptied, and back to their property each week.

The collection vehicle driver will wheel the bins out from an agreed pick up location on the resident’s property and return the empty bin to the same location. The assisted household bin service is provided at no additional cost to the normal servicing charge, provided the resident is able to meet the following criteria.

Eligibility

The purpose of this service is to support residents to maintain independence in their own homes.

To receive this service, residents must provide;

  • A completed application form, and
  • Medical certificate from a medical practitioner.
  • If the property tenant, a photocopy of the current lease agreement must be provided.

A completed application form, and Medical certificate from a medical practitioner. If the property tenant, a photocopy of the current lease agreement must be provided.

To continue the service each year, successful applicants are required to provide an updated medical certificate each financial year. 

Application Process

Residents are required to complete the application form with a copy of their medical certificate, and current lease agreement if applicable.

Application forms will be assessed by the Waste and Cleansing Unit, within 10 working days.

If you have any question regarding your application, please contact 1800 013 827 or wac.inbox@cityofperth.wa.gov.au.