Burning garden refuse and rubbish

Burning garden refuse and/or rubbish

Burning of garden refuse and/or rubbish is not permitted at any time, in an incinerator, on the ground, or by using any other apparatus, device or homemade construction, by any person on any land within the district of Joondalup.

Under the Bush Fires Act 1954 section 24G it is an offence to burn garden refuse or rubbish contrary to a local government prohibition and can result in a fine of $250.00.

Please make use of the City’s green waste bins, bulk green waste verge collection and green waste tipping vouchers.

For more information on Green Waste Bins visit: Green Waste Bin

For more information on Bulk Green Waste Verge Collection visit: Bulk Green Waste Verge Collection

For more information on Green Waste Tipping Vouchers visit: Green Waste Tipping Vouchers

What Constitutes Rubbish?

Common types of rubbish include:

  • Liquid or solid household waste
  • Medical / clinical waste
  • Electrical waste (E-waste)
  • Hazardous waste
  • Recyclable waste
  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Green / garden waste.