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Annual hard waste collection

Council provides a free kerbside hard waste collection once a year for residential properties using Council's domestic waste collection service.

Collection dates

Hard waste collection is usually between July and September. We start in the southern end of the shire and move progressively north.

When the 2021 collection is getting near we will post specific dates for each suburb on this page and in your household waste and recycling guide.

How much you can put out

Each household is allowed to put out a maximum of two cubic metres of material.

Any waste in excess, or items not accepted, will have to be removed by the resident and any items left on the kerb will be considered illegal dumping.

We will collect yes

Images of acceptable hard waste to be collected

  • white goods, fridges
  • microwaves
  • mowers
  • garden tools
  • hot water systems
  • heaters
  • non-electronic electrical items (jugs, hair dryer, corded power tools)
  • furniture
  • toys
  • metal fencing (max 1.2m x 1.5m)
  • gutters (max 1.5m long)
  • carpet rolls (max 1.5m wide)
  • other household items too large for your garbage bin.

We will not collect no

  • vegetation
  • motor vehicle parts, tyres
  • building materials (soil, bricks, rubble, stones, steel)
  • renovation waste
  • glass
  • mattresses
  • liquids (paints, petrol, oil)
  • hazardous materials
  • e-waste (TVs, computers, monitors, printers, scanners, stereos, DVD & video players, laptops, gaming machines, set-top boxes, other plastic electronics with screens, circuit boards, toner cartridges or inbuilt rechargeable batteries)
  • recyclable material (paper, glass, aluminium cans, rigid plastic containers).

How to present and separate your hard waste?

It is very important that you present your hard waste correctly - this allows recoverable goods to be recycled.

Please sort your hard waste into three piles:

  • Pile 1: fridges, freezers and air conditioning units
  • Pile 2: other metal items
  • Pile 3: other junk items.

Please only put waste out just prior to your area's collection date.

Doors must be removed from all large airtight white goods and containers before disposal. Fridges and freezers left for disposal could trap and suffocate young children.

Other information

  • Any waste in excess of two cubic metres or items not accepted will need to be removed by the resident. Any items left on the kerb will be considered illegal dumping.
  • Any item deemed to be a work health and safety issue will not be collected.

Eurobodalla Shire Council accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of any claims, cause of action or loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of kerbside waste collection.

We can help you

If you would like more information about our hard waste collection service, please contact Council's Waste Services on: