Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Forbes Shire Council area

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

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection


Scheduled Kerbside collection


Once a Year

Available to:

All Residential Properties

Materials Collected

  • Whitegoods
  • Household appliances and Whitegoods (all doors must be removed)
  • Household furniture, painted wooden products and fittings
  • Mattresses
  • Pottery, ceramics and chinaware
  • Minor building products
  • Metal Waste (sorted separately and tins must be empty of any liquid)
  • Other bulky household items
  • Items must be able to be handled by two people
  • Loose items must be bundled or contained.

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Vehicle Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Garden cuttings
  • Lengths of material longer than 1.8 metres (excluding mattresses)
  • Material which cannot be reasonably removed by two people
  • Batteries
  • Liquids of any sort
  • Trade, industrial and shop wastes. This includes items such as plumbing fixtures, water tanks, tiling (both floor and wall), wrecked motor vehicles, motor vehicle parts and tyres

For more information contact:
R Richards & Sons Waste & Recycling Services Waste Hotline
1300 725 415