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

Clean-up

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

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

Service

Scheduled Kerbside collection

Once a Year

Houses and Units


Accepted Materials

Household Furniture

S3A_metals

Carpet

Scrap Timber

Mattresses

Additional Items
  • Household furniture, toys, crockery, small electrical appliances
  • Bed/Mattresses (maximum of one bed and base only)
  • Carpet and equivalent underlay (three rolls maximum)
  • Small amounts of lino and vinyl
  • Small glass items such as drinking glasses and crockery wrapped securely in a box and labelled
  • Car tyres (maximum of 4). No 4WD or truck tyres
  • Stoves, rangehoods, hot water systems, portable air conditioners on wheels, radios, video players, CD players and DVD players
  • Scrap metal (no longer than 1.5 meters)
  • Lawn mowers and tools
  • Electronic waste - TVs, computers, laptops, printers, monitors, keyboards and computer accessories
  • Additional Information

    Dates for Hard Waste Collection can be found at: Hard Waste


    Materials Not Accepted

    Chemicals

    Oils

    Paints

    Asbestos

    Vehicle Batteries

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Items longer than 1.5m or too heavy for 2 people to lift
  • Car parts/bodies, 4WD or truck tyres
  • Whitegoods - fridges, freezers, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves
  • Green waste materials
  • Bean bags or bean bag filling
  • Mobile phones, cameras, household batteries, cork, DVDs, CDs, x-rays or light globes
  • Gas bottles, fuel tanks or water tanks
  • Materials accepted in your household recycling bin
  • Industrial, commercial or business waste
  • Hazardous waste, toxic chemicals, liquid waste or fertilisers
  • Large glass items e.g. windows, mirrors, shower screens, glass doors or furniture with mirror attached
  • Building or renovation materials e.g. bricks, concrete, soil, plaster, tiles, etc

  • For more information contact:
    Customer Service
    03 8470 8888
    Service

    Bundled Branch Collection

    Once a Year

    Houses and Units


    Accepted Materials
    Additional Items
  • Up to eight bundles of branches of no more than one metre long. Branches must be tied with string and must be easily handled by one person.
  • Additional Information

    Households are entitled to one free bundled branch collection per year. Contact Customer Service on to book.


    Materials Not Accepted

    For more information contact:
    Customer Service
    03 8470 8888
    Service

    Christmas Tree Collection

    Once a Year

    Houses and Units


    Accepted Materials
    Additional Items
  • One natural or real Christmas tree per household.
  • Additional Information

    Residents are entitled to one natural Christmas tree collection per year (per household). Christmas tree collections begin on 29 December and end by 1 February, and bookings are required through Customer Service. You can also drop-off your Christmas tree during the same period at the Darebin Resource Recovery Centre. Real trees can be dropped off for free, but a plastic tree will cost $18 (default charge).


    Materials Not Accepted
    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Plastic Christmas trees.

  • For more information contact:
    Customer Service
    03 8470 8888