Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Great Lakes 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

  • Televisions
  • Printers and Keyboards
  • Monitors
  • Laptops and Towers
  • Fridges
  • Washing Machines
  • Microwaves
  • Metal Lawn Mowers
  • Wheel Barrows
  • Empty Paint Tins
  • Stoves
  • Clothes Dryers
  • Barbeques
  • Pushbikes
  • Hot Water Systems
  • Metal Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Floor Coverings
  • Eskies
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Chairs and Tables
  • Small Appliances
  • Lounges
  • Pottery and Ceramics
  • Stereos
  • Bric-a-brac

For more info visit:

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Trade industrial and shop wastes - This includes items such as plumbing fixtures, water tanks and tiling
  • Tyres, wrecked motor vehicles, motor vehicle parts and engines
  • Building and demolition materials, concrete, bricks and panes of glass
  • Household hazardous waste such as paint, asbestos, solvents, chemicals, cleaners and unwanted medicines
  • Lengths of material longer than 1.8m (excluding mattresses, lounges etc)
  • Small machinery containing fuel or oil
  • Liquids of any sort including fuel or oil
  • Batteries
  • Recyclables that can be collected in your yellow lidded recycling bin
  • Garden organics, timber, grass clippings etc
  • Soil and stones
  • Material suitable for placement in your red lidded garbage bin including food scraps and household garbage

For more information contact:
Midcoast Waste Customer Service
1300 290 763