Planet Ark 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.


On Call Household Cleanup Service

On Call - Twice a Year

All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials

Household Furniture

Additional Items
  • Televisions
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Tyres - car and motorbike only (maximum 6 per collection)
  • Mattresses - max. 8 mattresses and/or bases per cleanup booking
  • Scrap metal - small items
  • 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 child restraint seats
  • Noxious weeds - bagged and tied
  • Small furniture - eg.bedside table, chair
  • Carpet & rugs - carpet scraps maximum 2m lengths and a total of 16m2 (4m x 4m piece cut into 2m lengths)
  • Additional Information

    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. For more information please see council link:

    Materials Not Accepted





    Vehicle Batteries

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • 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