In response to recent bushfire, MidCoast Council has waived green waste disposal fees for the community up until Christmas.
Council said it made this decision to support those members of the community who wish to clean up their yards and properties for the current fire season.
Green waste can be dropped at MidCoast waste management centres for free from Saturday, November 30 up until December 24, 2019.
Sorted metal is also able to be disposed of for free. This allows fire impacted residents to take all their fencing wire, shed metal, car bodies, white goods (eg fridges and washing machines) and other metal to any MidCoast Council waste management centre for free.
Members of the community who have a fire damaged house or building that needs to be disposed of are being advised to first speak to their insurer. If the building is uninsured, the Department of Public Works should be contacted.
MidCoast Council is also working with local contractors to establish sorted metal collection points for fire impacted members of the community in more remote locations.