How to arrange your rubbish
Please leave your hard rubbish on the nature strip as shown in the photo below.
- arranged into 4 piles (garden waste, mattresses, steel/metal, general)
- a maximum of 3 cubic metres (3m x 1m x 1m) of acceptable rubbish
- Council may decide to collect any rubbish larger than 3 cubic metres.
- Council may collect up to 6 cubic metres but will use your second hard rubbish collection allowance. Any leftover rubbish won't be collected.
Please view Council's Recycling and Waste Guide 2020-2021 for full details on getting rid of house waste.
What we can collect
anything with a plug, cord or requires a battery. Please remove all batteries, which must be disposed of separately.
|Mattresses and bed bases||up to 6|
|Car tyres||maximum of 4|
|White goods (such as stoves and fridges)
Please remove the doors or tape them shut for safety
|Tied garden waste||Maximum of 5 tied bundles of vines, cuttings and branches|
- All items should be 1.5m maximum in length (except mattresses)
- All items together should be a maximum of 3 cubic metres
- All items should weigh no more than 30kg
Other items we can collect
We can also collect the following items but they may 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 (dry with lids removed)
- timber (maximum of 12 pieces)
- 3 logs (max weight: 30kg each; max diameter: 15cm)
- 1 tree stump (max weight: 30kg; max diameter: 15cm)
- scrap metal no longer than 1.5m
- steel bed frames
- 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
- flattened cardboard
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 bottles
- soil, rubble, concrete or bricks
- household waste
- garden waste in plastic bags
- renovation and building materials
- 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