Hard Waste Service

Items suitable for hard waste include:
  • Furniture including carpets (must be rolled up) and mattresses (maximum of 2 per service).
  • Refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dishwashers & small kitchen appliances.
  • Domestic household Items: e.g. toys, bikes, empty clean paint tins (with lids removed), car rims (not tyres) and other scrap metal.
  • Electrical items (anything with a cord).
  • Timber no longer than 2m, free of nails and bundled.
  • Cardboard flattened & tied in bundles of 10 or less.
Items NOT suitable for hard waste include:
  • General household waste or clothing.
  • Green waste (plant clippings).
  • Hazardous waste (e.g. asbestos, chemicals, batteries, ammunition, explosives and gas cylinders).
  • Car bodies/car parts or tyres.
  • Broken glass, mirrors, windows or panels of sheet glass.
  • Paint tins containing wet paint.
  • Construction/building materials, concrete, rocks or dirt.
  • Polystyrene.
  • Fibreglass.
  • Porcelain, ceramic or terracotta.

For a hard waste drop-off service only, please note:
• The permissible amount is around a 6×4 single-axle (caged) trailer load.
• Photographic ID must be presented at the Gatehouses when using a drop-off code.
• 6 week expiry date from the date of issue on all drop-off codes.

For a hard waste collection only, please note:
• The amount of material should not exceed 2 cubic metres.
• Items must be neatly stacked on the verge in front of the property, items should be kept clear from all public footpaths and walkways.
• All items should be placed out for collection before 7am on the pickup day, but no earlier than the night before.
• Collection is between 7am and sunset.
• Small items can be placed together in cardboard boxes.
• Items must be able to be picked up by two people.

Reuse before Recycling
If your items are of reusable condition, please consider calling Mobo Group on 8287 0565 to donate to the Elizabeth Salvage & Save store.
Depending on the items they may be able to visit your home before collection date.

For more information contact the NAWMA Customer Experience Team on 8259 2100.