The Recycling & Waste Centre will close at 1.30pm on Friday 16 December 2022. The Monash Civic Centre and the Oakleigh Service Centre will close at 2pm.
Monash residents get 1 FREE hard waste collection a year (July-September), but can also pay for an extra collection at a time that suits.
The cost for an extra hard waste collection is $180.
Pensioners can get a discounted price of $155. You will need to provide a valid Centrelink Pension or Department of Veterans' Affairs card number at the time of booking to qualify for the discount price. Payment is required at the time of booking.
Payment is required at the time of booking.
Please note: hard waste collections are for residential properties only. Residents in apartment buildings may not be able to access a council hard waste collection. Please contact your building's facility manager before booking a collection.
The additional hard waste collections take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Call 9518 3555 to book a collection.
If you need to cancel your collection, you must call by 2pm Tuesday on the week your collection is booked.
You will also need to complete a Refund Request Form(PDF, 944KB)
The completed form can be returned to the Civic Centre or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The items you can put out for this additional hard waste service are the same as the annual free collection.
Items must be less than 1.5m in length and able to be safely lifted by two people.
To check what items are accepted, please see What goes in your hard waste
The total amount of items put out for collection must not exceed two cubic metres (2m3). This is equal, for example, to 2m long x 1m deep x 1m high.
Only put accepted items on the nature strip, a few days before your booked collection date.
When putting items out for collection, make sure they are stacked neatly and do not block the footpath or spill onto the road.
Please do not park your car in front of the nature strip on the Wednesday and Thursday of your booked collection week.
If there are any issues with your additional hard waste collection, please contact the Waste Services Team on 9518 3735.
Call Council’s Waste Services Team on 9518 3735 to discuss your options.
If items in your collection can’t be accepted, you will get a letter from Council in your letterbox.
You must remove these items from the nature strip within 24 hours.
You may be able to dispose of or recycle some items at the Monash Recycling & Waste Centre
For this additional hard waste collection service, you are allowed 2 cubic metres (2m3).
If you have put out too much hard waste, some items won’t be collected and you will get a notice from Council in your letterbox. You must remove any uncollected items from the nature strip within 24 hours.
You can either book another hard waste collection, wait for your annual hard waste collection, or take items to the Monash Recycling & Waste Centre