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What we can and can't collect

How to arrange your rubbish

Hard Rubbish pile with measurements 3m by 1m by 1m

The items you include in your hard rubbish collection must be:

  • a maximum of 3 cubic metres (m3) of acceptable rubbish
  • safely lifted by 2 people (maximum of 30kg)
  • no items longer than 1.5m
  • arranged into 4 piles (garden waste, mattresses, steel/metal, general)

What we can collect

Mattresses and bed bases (up to 6)
Car tyres
Car tyres (maximum of 4)
Electrical appliances
Electrical appliances
Garden waste
Tied garden waste
Maximum of 5 tied bundles of vines, cuttings and branches
White goods
White goods
Please remove the doors or tape them shut
electronic waste
TVs, stereos and computers

Other items we can collect

We can also collect the following items but they will be sent to landfill. If possible, we recommend you find a recycling facility near you to dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way.

  • empty paint tins (clean with lids removed)
  • timber (maximum of 12 pieces)
  • 3 logs (max weight: 30kg each; max diameter: 15cm)
  • 1 tree stump (max weight: 30kg each; max diameter: 15cm)
  • scrap metal no longer than 1.5m
  • steel bed frames of any size
  • household furniture (electrical appliances, toys, pots, crockery etc.)
  • carpet/underlay (up to 3 rolls)
  • baby seats and capsules with straps removed
  • mirrors/windows (securely wrapped in cardboard and marked "Glass")
  • small car parts, lawnmowers and tools

What we can't collect

We will not collect the following items as part of your hard rubbish collection. Find out where you can dispose of other items.

Gas bottle
Gas bottles
Car battery
Soil, rubble, concrete or bricks
Household waste
Household waste

Other items we can't collect

  • garden waste in plastic bags
  • renovation and building materials or pallets
  • plasterboard, fibreboard (MDF), cupboard and bench materials
  • fence panels or fencing timber
  • fire extinguishers
  • coil springs
  • car bodies
  • barbed wire
  • chemicals or empty containers
  • asbestos sheeting or products
  • unwrapped or broken glass
  • paint
  • flattened cardboard