General Junk Verge Collection

The general household junk verge collection is carried out once per financial year in February/March.

The City will collect the following:

  • General household junk - bicycles, lounges, cupboards, televisions, computers, toys, plastic products etc
  • Material less than 1.5m (5ft) in length
  • White goods, refrigerators (doors removed) (please place separately so they can be picked up by our recycling team)
  • Mattresses (please place separately so they can be picked up by our recycling team)
  • E-waste, such as televisions and computers (please place separately so they can be picked up by our recycling team)

The City will not collect the following:

  • Green waste, lawn clippings, prunings etc
  • General household rubbish (food waste)
  • Household hazardous waste - paints, chemicals, oils, batteries etc
  • Material longer than 1.5m in length
  • Piles that exceed 1.5m in height
  • Construction/demolition materials including, but not limited to, sand, rubble and bricks
  • Asbestos and/or concrete products
  • Tyres or motor vehicle parts
  • Junk put out on the verge after the collection commencement date
  • Items placed outside commercial businesses or vacant lots

2019 General Household Verge Collection

General household verge collection will occur in February/March 2019. See below to find your collection date and area.

Please note:

  • The height of the pile on your verge must not exceed 1.5m in height
  • Metal (including white goods), e-waste (including televisions, computers, printers, stereos, cables etc.) and mattresses are to be placed in a separate pile so they can be collected separately and recycled

  • All items collected, except scrap metal, e-waste and mattresses are taken directly to landfill. Residents are encouraged to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible before placing items out for bulk verge collection. Check out the A-Z Recycling Guide below for correct disposal and recycling locations.

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2018/19 Waste Calendar

Need more info? Please contact our Waste & Recycling Team on 9273 6543 or email