Council offers an annual collection of garden prunings from residents' naturestrips. The prunings are chipped and then made available to residents for use on their gardens. Residents can collect the mulch from the venues listed below, once the collection is complete.
Council provided kerbside collection in July and August 2016. Please check back here early next year for 2017 dates.
The following conditions apply to the collection service:
1. Prunings will only be collected once per household on or near the date specified for each township. Households placing unacceptable material or not abiding by the timetable will be responsible for removing these items from the road reserve.
2. Prunings placed on a nature strip too early will constitute a local law infringement i.e. no more than two weeks prior to collection.
3. Prunings must be:
Neatly stacked with ends one way on the naturestrip, not obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic
Have minimum diameter of 20mm
Have a maximum diameter of 200mm
Be no longer than 2 metres
Be less than 3 cubic metres total loose volume
On the nature strip by the specified date.
4. The following materials are unacceptable and will not be collected:
Vines and creepers
Blackberries, roses, bamboo, flax and palms
Tree stumps, and tree roots
Wire, string, metal, plastics etc.
Chipped prunings will be available to the public at no cost and may be collected from the following locations:
Myrtleford - Entrance to Showgrounds near Golf Club
Bright - Coronation Avenue, Football ground and Pony Club
Mount Beauty - Embankment Drive, opposite Shire Depot
Porepunkah - Riverside Park
Council hopes that you are able to use this service and requests that households have regard for the requirements outlined.