Recycling Near You - Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the City of Gold Coast area

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

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

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection


General Cleanup Collection



Available to:

Residential Properties excluding high rise complexes, unit complexes with bulk bins, rural properties outside the City waste collection area, Hope Island and Sanctuary Cove Resort complexes (private)

Materials Collected

  • Household Furniture
  • Steel
  • Metals
  • Carpet
  • Mattresses
  • furniture (remove cupboard doors)
  • carpet and rugs
  • mattresses
  • bath and laundry tubs
  • bikes and sporting equipment
  • wood products (no longer than 1.5m)
  • small household appliances (e.g. fans, toasters, microwaves)
  • electronic waste (e.g. computers, televisions)bagged garden waste and clippings (e.g. palm fronds and clippings tied in bundles)

Collection is limited to: - two cubic metres in volume (one small box trailer), - items not longer than 1.5 metres, and - items easily and safely lifted by two people.

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Vehicle Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • fridges and freezers
  • household waste and recycling (including food scraps)
  • commercial builders and business waste
  • Bricks, concrete, dirt and stones
  • gas bottles
  • car parts, tyres, batteries
  • glass and mirrors
  • lino and fibro sheeting
  • liquids and hazardous waste (e.g. asbestos, paint, chemicals and oils)