Council collects prunings from your kerbside every year, in July and August.
Each household is limited to 3 cubic metres. The prunings are chipped and then made available for use on gardens. Residents can collect the mulch from the places listed below after collection.
- Myrtleford: Monday 13 July - Friday, 17 July 2020
- Mount Beauty and Tawonga: Monday 20 July - Friday, 24 July 2020
- Porepunkah and Wandiligong: Monday, 27 July - Friday, 31 July
- Bright: Monday, 3 August - Friday 7 August
Where to Collect Chipped Prunings
You can collected free chipped prunings from:
- 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
The following conditions apply:
- 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.
- Prunings placed on a nature strip too early will constitute a local law infringement i.e. no more than one week prior to collection.
- This collection program is for PRIVATE TREE PRUNINGS ONLY. Pruning of Council owned trees will constitute a local law infringement.
- Prunings must be placed out on the nature strip by no later than the start of the specified collection week. Council will not revisit for late residents and the resident will be responsible for removing any prunings placed later than the allocated date.
- Prunings must be:
- Neatly stacked with ends one way on the naturestrip, not obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic
- Have minimum diameter of 20mm for each pruning
- Have a maximum diameter of 200mm for each pruning
- Be no longer than 2 metres
- Be less than 3 cubic metres total loose volume
- On the nature strip by the specified date
- Not bound by wire
- The following materials will not be collected:
- Vines and creepers
- Blackberries, roses, bamboo, flax and palms
- Tree stumps and tree roots
- Spiky lemon varieties
- Wire, string, metal, plastics etc.