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
- it is Council's decision 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 2019-2020 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 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
*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
- 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