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Free waste vouchers included in rate notices

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Residents are being reminded to check for their free waste vouchers in the hardcopy and electronic rate notices.

With rate notices now arriving in letterboxes and emails, Bundaberg Region residents are being reminded to collect their free waste disposal vouchers for use at any of Council's waste facilities.

Organisational Services portfolio spokesperson Cr Steve Cooper said the vouchers included a handy QR code and could be found on a separate page within the rate notices envelope or at the bottom of electronic notices.

“To use your vouchers, just present the QR code in either hardcopy or on your mobile at any waste facility for staff to scan,” he said.

“Residents can then take advantage of free waste disposal at a time and day that suits them while the vouchers are valid.”

Waste and Recycling portfolio spokesperson Cr Tanya McLoughlin said the vouchers provided a great opportunity for residents to use their local transfer station for free and dispose of rubbish they may have accumulated.

“Each waste disposal voucher entitles the resident to dispose of one load of self-hauled domestic mixed waste or domestic green waste up to 500kg at any Council waste facility,” she said.

“The vouchers do not allow for the dumping of tyres, mattresses, solar panels or asbestos related materials and commercial waste is also excluded.”

Cr Cooper said Council was calling on landlords to pass on waste vouchers to renters to ensure everyone was able to utilise the free service.

“Anyone renting a property within the region should request the vouchers from landlords,” he said.

If residents have lost or misplaced their vouchers, contact Bundaberg Regional Council.

Once vouchers expire, they cannot be redeemed or replaced.

For more information about waste disposal vouchers click here.

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