Hard Rubbish Collection

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

Residents can also book additional paid hard waste collections at any time of year.

Find your Hard Waste dates for 2019

The 2018-2019 financial year collection will commence in late April.

Hard Waste Frequently Asked Questions

Hard Waste Dates

Visit My Address page and enter your address in the top right corner to find your hard waste dates.

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Residents will receive notification and collection instructions in their letterbox approximately two weeks prior to their collection date.

Residents are reminded that putting out hard waste prior to their scheduled collection is considered illegal dumping, and Council will take the necessary actions, including prosecution or issuing fines.

Book an additional hard waste collection

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

Booked hard waste collections are only done on Mondays and must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

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)

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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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