Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the City of Gold Coast area


Council Clean Up/Hard Rubbish Collection in the City of Gold Coast area

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


General Cleanup Collection


Residential Properties excluding high rise complexes, unit complexes with bulk bins, rural properties outside the City waste collection area, Hope Island and Sanctuary Cove Resort complexes (private)

Accepted Materials

Household Furniture





Additional Items
  • furniture (remove cupboard doors)
  • carpet and rugs
  • mattresses
  • bath and laundry tubs
  • bikes and sporting equipment
  • wood products (no longer than 1.5m)
  • small household appliances (e.g. fans, toasters, microwaves)
  • electronic waste (e.g. computers, televisions)bagged garden waste and clippings (e.g. palm fronds and clippings tied in bundles)
  • Additional Information

    Collection is limited to: - two cubic metres in volume (one small box trailer), - items not longer than 1.5 metres, and - items easily and safely lifted by two people.

    Materials Not Accepted




    Vehicle Tyres


    Vehicle Batteries

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • fridges and freezers
  • household waste and recycling (including food scraps)
  • commercial builders and business waste
  • Bricks, concrete, dirt and stones
  • gas bottles
  • car parts, tyres, batteries
  • glass and mirrors
  • lino and fibro sheeting
  • liquids and hazardous waste (e.g. asbestos, paint, chemicals and oils)

  • Service

    Scheduled Kerbside collection

    Twice a Year

    All Residential Properties

    Accepted Materials
    Additional Information

    *All eligible residents across the City will soon have access to kerbside clean up collection in the coming months. Please refer to the City of Gold Coasts website – Kerbside clean-up for further information, as it will be regularly updated.

    Materials Not Accepted