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What we can and can't collect

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

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

What we can collect

Item Amount
Mattresses and bed bases up to 6* 
Car tyres maximum of 4
Electrical appliances (such as irons, kettles) unlimited* 
White goods (such as stoves and fridges)
Please remove the doors or tape them shut for safety
unlimited* 
Tied garden waste Maximum of 5 tied bundles of vines, cuttings and branches*
E-waste TVs, stereos and computers – anything with a cord or battery*

*All items should be 1.5m maximum in length
*All items should weigh no more than 30kg

*All items together should be maximum 3 cubic metres

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
  • batteries
  • soil, rubble, concrete or bricks
  • household waste
  • garden waste in plastic bags
  • renovation and building materials
  • 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