Damaged bin repair or replacement

Brisbane City Council repairs damaged bins for free. Council recommends not making any temporary repairs and leave the bin in the usual pick up point.

Council is gradually replacing the dark green/grey refuse bin lids with red lids. This is in accordance with the Australian Standard for waste bins. 

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Bin repairs

Before you request repairs to your bin, you must:

  • put the bin outside the property on the footpath (contractors cannot carry out repairs inside or on private property)
  • leave the bin on the footpath until repaired or replaced

You can continue to use the bin while it is waiting for repair or replacement.

Contact Council to get your bin repaired. Bins are repaired as soon as possible.

Stolen bins

Before you contact Council about replacing your stolen bin, check your neighbour hasn’t taken your bin by mistake. 

Contact Council for a replacement bin. It will be delivered as soon as possible.

Unwanted, found or abandoned bins

You can report an unwanted or found bin for removal. Bins will be picked up by the contractor as soon as possible.

In-home bin service

You can contact Council online to request a damaged bin repair.

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Last updated: 9 October 2020
Topics: waste