Hard waste

Hard waste

Council provides a free hard waste collection biannually to residents in areas where landfill operation hours are limited.

Domestic Hard Waste Collection

What you can put out:

All items must be able to be lifted shoulder height by two persons, and be no longer than 1.5 metres.

  • Old tins, scrap iron, and other waste metal.
  • Empty and clean paint tins, lids off.
  • Crockery, chinaware etc.
  • Carpet (rolled and tied – limit of one room).
  • Household furniture, such as couches, beds, mattresses, carpet (rolled and tied – limit 1 room).
  • Household appliances such as refrigerators (do not remove doors), stoves, washing machines, dishwashers.
  • Electrical appliances, tools, equipment, mowers, and small car parts.
  • Up to 10 pieces of timber (neatly tied) not exceeding 1.5m in length. Nails must be bent over or removed.

What you can’t put out:

Items that will NOT be collected include:

  • Over-length or over-weight items of any nature.
  • Waste from industrial and commercial premises.
  • Waste material from construction, renovation and demolition of buildings, including fencing.
  • Glass.
  • Bricks, concrete, stone, clay, sand and soil.
  • Liquids whether or not in sealed containers including paint, oil, garden sprays and chemicals.
  • Farm equipment.
  • Hazardous or offensive waste, including asbestos.
  • Household garbage.
  • Tyres or batteries of any type.
  • Televisions and computer monitors (Please note: although e-waste is accepted for free at the Swan Hill Landfill, collecting these items during hard waste collection is too dangerous).

Please Note: Clear access is required to your nature strip on collection day. Avoid parking cars near waste materials.

For more information contact:
Waste Management Department
Phone: (03) 5036 2401