Nillumbik Shire Council and Manningham Council join forces

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Nillumbik Shire Council and Manningham Council have come together to offer additional storm clean-up support to all residents of North Warrandyte.

Effective immediately all residents of North Warrandyte, regardless of which Council they belong to, will be able to utilise Manningham Council’s Garden Waste Centre free of charge and several skip bins located in Manningham.

Nillumbik Mayor Cr Karen Egan said Council recognised that some parts of Nillumbik Shire had been severely affected by the storms and wanted to support residents in the clean-up.

“We are working with Manningham Council to assist our residents in the North Warrandyte area in the big task of clearing all the storm debris from our streets and properties.

“We thank Manningham Council for their support in opening up their Garden Waste Centre and skip bins to our residents. This is a great example of two councils collaborating and working together for our community.”

Manningham Mayor Cr Paul McLeish said “Extreme weather events can be very unpredictable, but what residents can be sure about is that as neighbouring councils, we can come together and, in this case, ensure our communities are strongly supported in disposing green waste as quickly as possible.

“We’re pleased to be able to open our Garden Waste Centre to all residents of North Warrandyte and to work with Nillumbik on supporting everyone impacted in our community.”

Garden Waste extended opening hours to continue

Extended opening hours at Manningham’s Garden Waste Centre will now continue into next week.

Manningham’s Garden Waste Centre is available free of charge to storm impacted residents from Manningham and North Warrandyte. Proof of residency is required to utilise this service.

Garden Waste Centre opening hours:

* Tuesday 21 January to Friday 24 January: 6.00am to 8.00am, 12.00pm noon to 2.00pm and 5.00pm to 7.00pm

* Saturday 25 January: 7.00am to 12.00pm noon

* Sunday 26 January: 9.00am to 3.00pm

* Monday 27 January to Friday 31 January: 6.00am to 6.00pm

* Saturday 1 February: 7.00am to 12pm noon

* Sunday 2 February: 9.00am to 3.00pm

Manningham’s free garden waste disposal offer ends at 3.00pm on Sunday 2 February.

Manningham Mayor Cr Paul McLeish said “We’re keeping our garden waste centre open until Friday next week to give all storm impacted residents the time they need to dispose of their green waste. This coming Monday is a public holiday and we’ve made a conscious decision to remain open so everyone has a chance to get to the facility.”

Free skip bins today and tomorrow for Manningham and North Warrandyte residents

Free skips bins are now available for Manningham and North Warrandyte residents wishing to dispose of storm debris (green waste only).

The bins will be staffed by Manningham Council officers from 6.00am to 4.00pm each day on Thursday 23 January and Friday 24 January. Proof of residency is required to utilise this service.

Skip bin locations:

* Car park at the rear of Warrandyte Library – 168 Yarra Street (enter via Webb Street) Warrandyte

* Warrandyte Reserve – 2 Taroona Avenue Warrandyte

* Timber ridge reserve – 6-20 Anthony Avenue (enter via Marianne Way) Doncaster.

Additional garden waste kerbside collection service

Nillumbik Shire Council

Nillumbik will be running an extra green bin collection in the North Warrandyte area for those who normally put their bin out on a Monday, this Saturday 25 January 2020. Green waste bins will be collected on Monday as well.

Manningham Council

Storm affected residents in Manningham can request an additional garden waste bin collection this weekend. To take up this service residents must book their bin for collection with Manningham Council. Bookings can be made on 03 9840 9333.

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