Monash residents get one free annual hard waste collection, and can book an extra hard waste collection for a fee.
The following information relates to both types of collection.
Only begin putting accepted items on your nature strip a couple of days before your collection.
For the annual hard waste collection, there is a limit of 4m3. This is equal to 1m wide x 2m long x 2m high.
For the extra hard waste service, there is a limit of 2m3.
Only put the accepted items listed below on the nature strip for collection. Most items are collected for recycling or resource recovery, but some items are sent to landfill.
Important: Each item must be less than 1.5m in length and able to be safely lifted by two people.
Please group items in these stacks:
Stack 1: Hard waste
Stack 2: Metals
Stack 3: Mattresses
Stack 4: Fridges and electronic items
Stack 5: Garden waste
Items may be collected by different trucks, at different times, during your collection week. You can help make sure accepted items can be easily collected by:
Items that aren’t accepted will be left behind. You will receive a note in your letterbox to let you know why the items couldn’t be collected, and how you can correctly dispose of them. Please remove uncollected items from the nature strip within 24 hours of receiving the notice.