Hard waste

Nillumbik residential ratepayers receive one free hard waste collection each financial year. It can be up to two cubic metres which is 1m wide x 1m high x 2m long.  

Two cubic metres is

  • two double mattresses
  • one double mattress and an additional one cubic metre of material
  • one stove, one fridge, two paint tins
  • one stove, one chair, one roll of carpet
  • one fridge, one chair, 10 pieces of bundled and tied timber  

Our collections are managed by WM Waste Management Services. 

To find out when your last collection was

Phone WM Waste Management Services 9433 3512

Extra collections

Extra collections can be booked for $75 per collection plus $20 for each mattress or bed base. You can pay this by credit card over the phone.

What will be collected

  • Carpet rolled and tied. Maximum of one roll no longer than 1.5 metres and able to be lifted by two people
  • Crockery
  • Empty and clean paint tins with the lids off
  • Household appliances such as refrigerators with doors removed, stoves, washing machines, dishwashers and electrical appliances
  • Household furniture
  • Mattress or mattress base. Two maximum
  • Old tins, scrap iron and other waste metal
  • Sheet glass and mirror wrapped in several layers of strong paper and taped. This must be marked ‘GLASS’
  • Tools, mowers and small car parts
  • Up to 10 pieces of timber neatly tied and less than 1.5 metres in length

What won’t be collected

  • Batteries of any type
  • Bricks, concrete, stone
  • Clay, sand, soil
  • Fence panels
  • Gas bottles
  • Green waste
  • Hazardous waste including asbestos
  • Household garbage
  • Liquids including paint, oil, garden sprays, chemicals
  • Renovation material, building waste and cement sheeting
  • Tyres
  • Waste from commercial and industrial premises

Request a collection  

 

Online

Within two days of completing the form

WM Waste Management Services will email you with information about leaving out your hard waste and the collection date

WM Waste Management Services will mail 

a hard waste brochure to you detailing what can be collected and a “booked hard waste collection” sticker to put on your hard waste

Online request

 

Phone

When you call WM Waste Management Services

they will advise when to leave your hard waste out and the collection date

WM Waste Management Services will mail 

a hard waste brochure to you detailing what can be collected and a “booked hard waste collection” sticker to put on your hard waste

Phone 

9433 3512

Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

 

The hard waste service is for items that cannot be recycled or reused. See the A-Z recycling page for options