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


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

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


At-call Kerbside collection

Up to two free collections per year of up to 6 cubic metres (combined total) (Conditions apply: please see Hard Rubbish Service Details)

All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials


Household Furniture



Metal Car Parts


Scrap Timber


Additional Items
  • Household furniture, appliances and toys
  • Carpet, rolled and tied and not exceeding 460mm (18 inches) in diameter and 1.5 metres (5 feet) in length
  • Household white goods and air conditioners (remove doors from refrigerators/freezers/stoves/dishwashers)
  • Scrap metal, tools & equipment; including car parts, lawn mowers, roof iron and guttering
  • Old incinerators (metal only) & hot water units
  • Sheet glass, mirrors and windscreens (securely wrapped & labelled “Glass”)
  • Pottery, ceramics and chinaware
  • Mattresses and bed bases
  • Car tyres (with or without wheels)
  • Fence palings, tied into bundles and not exceeding 460mm (18 inches) in diameter and 1.5 metres (5 feet) in length
  • Green waste tied with string into bundles and not exceeding 300mm (12 inches) in diameter.
  • Additional Information

    Hard Rubbish Service Details All Hume households can arrange for a free home pick-up of up to three (3) cubic metres of hard rubbish at their convenience. In addition, you can choose one of the following free options: 1 An additional home pick-up of up to three cubic metres of hard rubbish. You may choose to have up to six cubic metres collected all in one go by combining your collection entitlements; OR 2 Two visits to a Hume City Council landfill to dispose of either a single-axle trailer, car boot, van, station wagon, 4WD or utility tray (ute) load of rubbish; OR 3 One visit to a Hume City Council landfill to dispose of a double-axle (tandem-axle) trailer load of rubbish. How to Book Your Hard Rubbish Service Call Council on 9205 2200 between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday Advsie us of the hard waste items that you would like collected Make a note of your collection day. For a second home collection you must present your Hard Rubbish Pass (printed on your Rates Notice) for Council's contractor to validate. For landfill visits you must present your Rates Notice with the Hard Rubbish Pass at the entry gate for the Pass to be validated. If you are an occupant of a tenanted residence or an Office of Housing property You can obtain a Hard Rubbish Pass (entitling you to one of the options listed above) by visiting of Council’s Customer Service Centres at Broadmeadows, Craigieburn or Sunbury. Alternatively, you can arrange for a Hard Rubbish Pass to be mailed to you by forwarding proof of residency via fax, email or post. To obtain a Hard Rubbish Pass, tenants must produce photo identification showing their current property address, such as a driver’s licence. If photo identification cannot be produced, two other forms of suitable documentation must be provided, such as a: Government Health Care Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Pensioner Concession Card; Recent public utility account notice (water rate notice, electricity, gas, or home telephone bill); Recent bank statement or credit card statement; or Current rent receipt. Please note: Only one Hard Rubbish Pass will be issued per household. Where to Place Your Hard Rubbish for Collection Once a date for collection has been arranged, please ensure that your hard waste is placed inside the fence line of your property, preferably on or near the driveway, for easy access and collection. No waste must be placed on the nature strip. Materials collected from the hard waste service are recycled where possible. Please refer to Council’s Hard Rubbish Service brochure for further information (available by contacting Customer Service on 9205 2200), as charges will apply if the conditions and load limits outlined in the brochure are not met. Landfill Locations Campbellfield: Bolinda Road Resource Recovery Centre (Melway 7 H8) Ph: 9359 3813 Sunbury: Riddell Road Waste and Recycling Transfer Station and Landfill (Melway 361D8). Ph: 9744 2974 Hours: 8am - 4pm daily, except major public holidays.

    Materials Not Accepted
    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Household garbage and recyclables
  • Construction, renovation and demolition waste
  • Bricks, concrete, rubble, excavation materials, plaster, dirt or stones
  • Motor engines
  • Truck and tractor tyres
  • Commercial or industrial wastes
  • Hazardous wastes, including asbestos
  • Liquid wastes, including paint, oil and chemicals (these can be dropped off free of charge for safe disposal and recycling at Hume's Household Detox Centres)
  • Items or bundles greater than two metres in length or weighing more than 75 kilograms each (excluding household appliances)

  • For more information contact:
    Customer Service
    9205 2200