Hard Rubbish Collection

2020 Collection Dates

We currently provide one free annual hard waste collection of 2 cubic metres per Frankston City household each financial year.

Individual Household collection dates will be advised shortly and posted on the council website "Myaddress" page.

Each household will be notified via a letter drop 2 weekends prior to their individual collection date.

Book an additional hard waste collection

Residents can book an additional paid hard waste collection of 2 cubic metres at any time of year.

To book your collection you can:

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

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When will the booked hard waste be collected?

Monday is the designated collection days for this additional paid hard waste service.

  • 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.

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.

Booking fees

  • 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)

Accepted items

  • Hard waste – furniture including mattresses and bed bases, clothing, lawn mowers, hot water systems, electrical items and timber
  • Scrap metal, whitegoods, DVD players, computers, TVs – you can drop these items off at FRRRC for free
  • Bundled green waste

Unacceptable Items

  • No tyres, wheels or car batteries
  • No renovation, building or demolition materials, fencing, rubble, soil, bricks or concrete
  • No dangerous goods (e.g. paints, oils, poisons or pool chemicals)
  • No hazardous waste (e.g. asbestos, cement sheeting or sharps)
  • No gas bottles, fuel tanks or water tanks
  • No unwrapped glass
  • No household garbage
  • No recyclables suitable for household recycling bins
  • No untied green waste or green waste in plastic bags
  • No waste from industrial and commercial premises and businesses operated from home

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.

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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