current roadside junk verge pickup locations

current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby twowheels » Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:49 am

I've noticed a lot of interest in roadside pickups on the forums. So thought an ongoing topic that alerts each other of current pickup locations would be useful. To start it off does anyone know where the current City of Stirling junk verge pickup is? thx
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby pickle » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:26 pm

try here. It'll take you to some map thingy where theres a thing for the verge collection at the bottom of the FAQ tab. But that involves you knowing the street address...

Also, is it true theres no roadside pickup for recycling in the city of stirling?
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby twowheels » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:01 am

already know about the link. a few years back you could look up when an area was next having collection, but now a matter of knowing a street in each of the 15 or so areas, and these areas may have changed. CoS does have recycling, a "single bin" recycling system. This is the one in which they tell ratepayers they sort the single bin at a depot. This is in contrast to other local authorities that supply a number of bins to households then dump them together.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby pickle » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:30 am

you're quite right its a bit of an awful system for what we want it for.

I know Applecross has bulk rubbish collection on Monday (11th) and theres normally some good stuff about. I've gotten a few bikes outta those ones.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby roller » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:53 pm

pickle wrote:I know Applecross has bulk rubbish collection on Monday (11th) and theres normally some good stuff about. I've gotten a few bikes outta those ones.


saw a few tellys and an old windsurfer along melville beach road this morning.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby twowheels » Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:53 pm

Greenwood has heaps out on the roadside for pickup at the moment.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby d3funct » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:46 am

Hi folks, new Perthite here :)

My area currently has roadside collection, that is Bertram, Leda and the larger rural part of the Town of Kwinana.

The best bit is already gone though, I found a Giant OCR3 frame lying on the roadside last night :twisted: all cables and shifters still attached too!
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby pickle » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:35 pm

d3funct wrote:The best bit is already gone though, I found a Giant OCR3 frame lying on the roadside last night :twisted: all cables and shifters still attached too!


Nice pick up! Wish I had luck like that
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby twowheels » Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:28 pm

current pickup around Elliot Road, Wanneroo
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby Shifter » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:16 pm

Looks like there's one happening in the Willetton area of the city of Canning at the moment.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby bennygoodtimes » Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:31 pm

Sorry to resurrect an old thread

Anyone know where verge pickups are happening (if at all), at the moment? I'd rather not drive around Perth looking for one :)

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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby GregW » Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:39 pm

bennygoodtimes wrote:Sorry to resurrect an old thread

Anyone know where verge pickups are happening (if at all), at the moment? I'd rather not drive around Perth looking for one :)

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Well don't then.... save you anoying the local residents by clamoring around junk piles all day and night.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby HappyHumber » Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:50 pm

I've got not issues with people picking through my junk. I think the only courtesy I like from fellow scabbers (as I exhibit it myself) is that they don't scatter 5h!t everywhere. If you must get something from under a pile - have the decency to re-stack it when you've got what you wanted.

Anything that slows the landfill process, I think is a good thing.
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Re: current roadside junk verge pickup locations

Postby fixed » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:13 pm

City of Stirling has a map showing pick up timeline. I do not know what other LGAs have.
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