Booking a Hard Waste Collection

While the council provides one free collection per year, residents can book a paid hard waste collection of 2 cubic metres at any time of the year.

Booking Checklist

  • Ensure that you are familiar with what we can and cannot collect
  • Items for collection are to be placed out on your nature strip no earlier than Saturday, two days before your collection day and no later than 6am on your collection day

Costs for paid hard waste collection

  • Standard - $180
  • Concession (pensioner or health care card holders) - $120.60
  • Mattress and/or mattress base - extra $24 per mattress/base (no extra fee for bed frames)

When will we collect the booked hard waste?

Monday is the designated collection days for this additional paid hard waste service with booking made at least 10 days in advance.

  • If you book and pay before 5pm on a Wednesday your hard waste will be picked up the second Monday after the  booking.
  • If you book and pay after 5pm on a Wednesday your hard waste will be picked up on the third Monday after the  booking.

Please note: Hard Waste collections do not take place on Public Holidays. If your booked Hard waste collection date falls on a public holiday then it will be automatically scheduled for the following business day.

To book your collection you can

  • Book online
  • Phone Council on 1300 322 322 between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday

Book additional collection online

Other disposal options

If your unwanted household items are reusable and in good condition, please consider donating to local charities.

Residents can also take hard waste, green waste and recyclables to the Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre (FRRRC) year-round, with many items accepted for free.

For other disposal options, see our A - Z Waste and Recycling Directory.