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 - Two collections per annum

All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials

Household Furniture


Additional Items
  • Televisions
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Laptops
  • Tyres - car and motorbike only (maximum 6 per collection)
  • Mattresses - max. 8 mattresses and/or bases per cleanup booking
  • 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
  • Rugs & Carpet Scraps (Pieces must be less than 2m in length)
  • Small Scrap Metal Items (Under 1m3)
  • Additional Information

    Do not place more than two cubic metres (2m3) of waste out for collection, which is approximately one small box trailer load (2m wide x 1m height x1m deep) Cleanup Recycling items to be neatly placed in a separate pile next to your Cleanup waste items. These items are in addition to the two cubic metres (2m3). Do not place Items that exceed two metres (2m) in length and items must be light enough to be reasonably moved by two (2) people. 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. Cleanup materials must be bagged or boxed (left open for visual inspection by Remondis Harbour Cities Collection Team), Placed between gutter and footpath in front of your premises, but not obstructing pedestrian access. Placed neatly to ensure the Harbour Cities waste team can safely access and handle your items. Placed securely so the won't fall or blow onto the roadway or footpath. For more information please see council link:

    Materials Not Accepted





    Vehicle Batteries

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Recyclables (These items belong in your Recycling Bin (Yellow Lid)
  • Household waste or food scraps (These items belong in your Residual Waste Bin (Red Lid)
  • Fridges
  • Garden waste (i.e. Grass, Twigs, Branches, Tree Stumps, Dirt or Rocks)
  • Motor oil
  • Containers of liquid paints (Refer to Household Chemical CleanOut at
  • Pane/sheet glass or mirrors
  • Batteries includes car and household (Refer to Household Chemical CleanOut at
  • Large white goods (See the White Pages for removal services)
  • Building materials (i.e. Timber, Asbestos, Concrete, Gyprock, Sheet Metal or Bricks)
  • Oversized items - longer than 2m in length or heavy items such as beds, lounges, dining tables
  • Hazardous items
  • Medical Waste
  • Flatpack Cardboard
  • Polystyrene

  • For more information contact:
    Customer Service
    1300 362 360