Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the City of Canterbury Council area

This page details a range of materials that will be periodically collected by your Council.

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection


Pre Booked Clean Up Service


Twice a Year

Available to:

Houses, Units, Villas and Townhouses (except mixed development)

Materials Collected

  • Whitegoods
  • Household Furniture
  • Steel
  • Metals
  • Carpet
  • Scrap Timber
  • Mattresses
  • Household furniture, rugs and mats, toys, televisions, heaters
  • Metal household appliances - fridges, dryers, ovens
  • Other household goods and loose items put in boxes or bags

A maximum of 3 cubic metres can be put out. Materials must be less than 1.5 metres long and able to be lifted easily by one person. Unacceptable materials will not be collected, and if left out, could lead to a dumped rubbish fine.

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Vehicle Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Asbestos and "fibro"
  • Insulation batts and fibreglass
  • Building and demolition waste (including bricks, concrete, tiles, rocks and soil)
  • Cement bags and sawdust
  • Oil, paint and other liquids (including empty oil and paint tins)
  • Rocks and soil
  • Sharp objects
  • Glass and mirrors
  • Commercial, shop and factory waste
  • Motor vehicles, engines and large car parts
  • Hazardous materials
  • Gas bottles and fire extinguishers
  • Food scraps and recyclable materials
  • Large, heavy items such as tree stumps and roots
  • Materials over 1.5 metres long
  • More than 3 cubic metres of materials

For more information contact:
Waste Services
9789 9300