Scotland island residents
Vegetation collection day - for the purpose of fire fuel reduction
Tuesday 13 December 2005
weeds and leaves must be presented in hard sided containers
Branches are to be no longer than 1.2m, and no wider than 75mm
All branches must be bundled and tied. Bundles must be able to be lifted
by one person.
Vegetation will only be collected from the roadside.
Unacceptable materials that will be stickered and not collected include:
Vegetation in any
form of plastic bag, hessian bag, polystyrene boxes and cardboard boxes
Tree stumps, soil
Treated, painted, stained or laminated timber
General clean up materials
Vegetation placed out after Monday 12 Dec 2005
Vegetation on public or private wharves
Where your vegetation has been stickered you are to do either of the
• Take the vegetation to Kimbriki recycling & waste disposal facility.
• The vegetation is to be placed within the boundary of your property
and correctly re-presented at council’s next Scotland island vegetation
collection during February 2006.
• Mulch or compost the vegetation and reuse on-site.
Tree preservation policy
The following trees and shrubs are protected by council’s tree
Vegetation in excess of 3m in height, or with a trunk girth of 0.5m; and
Any mangrove or cycad irrespective of dimension.
Only undesirable plants (such as noxious weeds) are exempt from the tree
A complete list of undesirable plants can be found on council’s website.
Extreme caution is to be taken as all properties on Scotland island are
subject to landslip
Pittwater spotted gums
Spotted gums are prevalent on Scotland island and this is an endangered
recycling & waste disposal centre
The vegetation collected as part of council’s vegetation service is
taken to Kimbriki recycling and waste disposal centre where the
vegetation is shredded and made into beautiful mulch and soils.
For enquiries regarding this vegetation collection day contact Pittwater
Rennae projceski, council’s waste education officer. Phone: 9970-1216.