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

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

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

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection


At-call Kerbside collection


Once a Year

Available to:

Houses and Units

Materials Collected

  • * Fridges and freezers (for safety reasons doors must be removed)
  • * Whitegoods - e.g. washing machines, dryers and stoves
  • * Electronic and electrical appliances - including TVs and computers
  • * Hot water services and air conditioners
  • Furniture
  • Bedding
  • * Mattresses - limit of 2
  • Floor coverings and window treatments - up to 2m lengths
  • * Metal - e.g. sheets of iron and guttering - up to 2m lengths
  • Timber up to 2 metres in length
  • Tree pruning's tied up in bundles (max 30cm diameter) - up to 2m lengths
  • Pottery and crockery
  • Unbroken glass, mirrors and shower screens
  • Lawnmowers (empty of oil and petrol)
  • Bicycles and toys
  • Tools and gardening equipment
  • * A separate truck will collect these items for recycling purposes

From 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2016 Council will trial an 'at call' (or booked) hard waste collection service. Residents are entitled to two (2) free collections per household during the trial. The waiting period is expected to be one (1) month from the date of booking, however it may be longer during periods of high demand such as Spring and early Summer.

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Vehicle Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Garden organic waste
  • Soil, dirt and rocks
  • Bricks, pavers, concrete and building material
  • Ammunition, explosives and fares
  • Fire extinguishers

For more information contact:
Solo Resource Recovery
on 8295 5077 during office hours Monday to Friday (7am - 6 pm)