Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Adelaide Hills Council area


Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the Adelaide Hills Council area

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


Scheduled Kerbside collection

Once a Year

All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials


Household Furniture



Scrap Timber


Additional Items
  • Air conditioners (after being degassed by a licenced professional)
  • Bikes and toys
  • Blinds and window coverings
  • Car seats (or recycle them at the RAA Child Safety Centre, 101 Richmond Road Mile End); please cut straps for safety
  • Dismantled clothes lines
  • Furniture
  • Hot water services
  • Lawn mowers
  • Mattresses (must be made as a separate booking)
  • Rainwater tanks
  • Refrigerators and freezers (after being degassed by a licenced professional); please remove doors for safety
  • Sheets of iron and guttering (up to 2m lengths)
  • Small items of scrap metal
  • Timber off cuts (up to 2m lengths)
  • Washing machines and dryers
  • Wooden pallets
  • Additional Information

    1 x General hard waste collection 1 x Mattress and/or ensemble collection. General hard waste collection — $51 Mattress and ensemble collection — $27 per item

    Materials Not Accepted




    Vehicle Tyres


    Vehicle Batteries

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Ammunition, explosives or flares (contact the Police for advice 131 444)
  • Batteries
  • Bean bags (seal both the bag and polystyrene balls into a bag to prevent spillage and place into your blue landfill bin)
  • Business or industrial waste
  • Bricks, rocks, dirt, pavers, PVC pipe, concrete and other building materials
  • Car tyres
  • Car parts
  • Co-mingled recycling (place this in your yellow lidded kerbside bin)
  • Carpet, floor coverings or underlay — book a collection with Recycle360; fees apply)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Food and garden organics — place this in your green lidded kerbside bin if available
  • Gas bottles
  • Hazardous materials (e.g. asbestos, chemicals, batteries, motor oils, paints)
  • Items too heavy for two people to lift
  • Materials with protruding nails and screws (please remove or bend prior to collection)
  • Panels of sheet glass
  • Tree and shrub prunings

  • For more information contact:
    08 8398 5485