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
  • Steel
  • Metals
  • Carpet
  • Mattresses
  • Televisions
  • Computers - and computer peripherals
  • Tyres - car and motorbike only
  • Mattresses - max. 8 mattresses and/or bases per cleanup booking
  • Wood products - eg. sheet wood, doors, window frames
  • 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 accessories including seats and child restraints
  • Noxious weeds - bagged and tied
  • Small furniture - eg.bedside table, chair
  • Carpet, lino, rugs - less than 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.

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