Recycling Near You - Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Wollongong City Council area

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Wollongong City Council area

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

Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection


On Call Household Cleanup Service


On Call - Twice a Year

Available to:

All Residential Properties

Materials Collected

  • Household Furniture
  • Televisions
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Tyres - car and motorbike only (maximum 6 per collection)
  • Mattresses - max. 8 mattresses and/or bases per cleanup booking
  • Scrap metal - small items
  • Clothing & shoes - If clean and resalable offer them to a local charity
  • Garden items - eg. hoses, pots, plastic containers, bins
  • Sporting goods, tools, bikes & camping equipment
  • Baby items & toys eg. pram, bassinet, stroller, baby bath
  • Car child restraint seats
  • Noxious weeds - bagged and tied
  • Small furniture - eg.bedside table, chair
  • Carpet & rugs - carpet scraps maximum 2m lengths and a total of 16m2 (4m x 4m piece cut into 2m lengths)

Fines and penalties may apply for material put out for collection more than one day prior to the nominated collection date or for leaving items on the kerbside after the booked service collection date, which the Contractor deemed unsuitable. For more information please see council link:

Other Information

What can not be placed out for collection:

  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Asbestos
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Recyclables
  • Household waste or food scraps
  • Fridges
  • Garden waste
  • Motor oil
  • Containers of liquid paints
  • Pane/sheet glass or mirrors
  • Batteries includes car and household
  • Large white goods
  • Building materials
  • Oversized items - longer than 2m in length or heavy items such as beds, lounges, dining tables
  • Hazardous items

For more information contact:
Customer Service
02 4227 7111