WAGGA residents tired of pulling overflowing red bins to the kerb each fortnight are demanding a return to weekly collection services.
The city's council introduced the green food and garden organics (FOGO) bin two years ago, which saw the general waste bins pushed back to a fortnightly collection - much to the dismay of residents at the time.
Kyle Breust, who lives in Lake Albert, said most residents had tried to improve their waste disposal habits since the new system was first introduced.
However, Mr Breust said the council needed to listen to the public's feedback.
"I definitely think people's practices have changed and improved over the last few years - I can say it has in our household - but if we are still filling the red bins up and following the best practices then it probably needs to be looked at," he said.
Mr Breust has called for the return of a weekly collection for the red-lidded bin instead of the fortnightly rotation. His family of three are recycling more now than ever, he said, and also refer to the council's website to see how they can reduce waste, but it's still "chock-a-block" every fortnight.
He said a switch to weekly collections might even help to lower contamination in the FOGO waste, which the council hopes to stamp out.
Wagga council has recently asked residents to think before they dump after recording a rise in contamination across all suburbs since green-lidded bins were introduced.
"I think there's a lot of issues for families who might even be hiding rubbish in and amongst their green waste to make their regular bin not so full," he said.
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However, Estella resident Kerrie O'Dea believes the council's bin collection service is better than most towns across the state.
Coming from a farming background, Mrs O'Dea said she was more aware of the waste she produces and an overflowing bin comes back to what people were buying.
"I feel as a people, we need to take responsibility for our own waste," she said.
She said the only time there was a problem was moving houses, but it was solved by a trip to the tip, which was "no big deal".
The council was contacted for comment, but did not respond before publication.