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Residential bulk waste collection

The city now has two residential bulk waste collections each year. Items are recycled where possible. 

Please note, pick-up time is dependent on the volume of waste placed on the verge.

Collection dates


Place items on verge

Removal period
(depending on volume)

1 to 2 July 2017
2 to 3 December 2017

3 to 7 July 2017
4 to 8 December 2017

Place waste neatly on the street verge outside of your property. If you do not have a verge, place items in front of the boundary to your property line or near an open gateway. The city does not go onto private property to collect bulk waste. The Subi Centro collection point is from rear lanes.

Please do not put waste out before the specified dates. Items must be placed on your verge by 6am on the first day of the removal period. 

What will the city remove?


The city will remove

The city will not remove

Timber products
Stoves and refrigerators with doors removed
e-Waste and electronic items
Steel and metal items
Gas cylinders

Note: Gas cylinders must be placed
away from other items as they will be collected separately.


Garden waste
Bricks, builder’s rubble, sand or cement
Foodstuffs and household waste including medicines
Motor vehicles, car parts, tyres and batteries
Flammable liquids and other hazardous materials
Paint and oil
Asbestos cement products 
(see Asbestos and hazardous materials page)

Note: Many of these items not accepted for bulk rubbish can be taken to the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility. Visit the Western Metropolitan Regional Council website (external site) to find out what will be accepted (charges may apply – check the website).