Frankston City Council provides residents with one municipal wide free hard waste collection within each financial (ratings) year where a property has an eligible paid service.
The 2023 free municipal-wide hard waste collection is taking place May 1 - June 9 for households
Please read the Hard Waste Collection FAQs to find out more information about the hard waste collection including what can and cannot be collected.
Find Your Annual Hard Waste Collection Week
To know when your collection week will commence, begin typing your address and select your address from the results:
Please note: Council waste services are provided where a property has an eligible paid service.
Eligible households will receive notification within their individual letter boxes two weeks prior to collection for their area.
Download the Hard Waste Collection Brochure here(PDF, 2MB) for more information. Alternatively, please see the FAQs page for more information about the free annual collection of hard waste.
What can and cannot be collected?
There are certain items we can and can't collect when picking up your hard waste. Some items have a maximum weight or size limit, or requirements in the way they must be placed on your nature strip.
|What can be collected
||What cannot be collected
||tyres, wheels or batteries
|mattress, mattress base and bed base (maximum 2 pieces)
||fencing, rubble, soil, bricks or concrete
poisons or pool chemicals
|scrap metal and whitegoods
||asbestos, cement sheeting or sharps
|e-waste such as televisions, computers and DVD players
||gas bottles, fuel tanks or water tanks
|timber (no more than 1.5m in length, maximum 12 pieces)
|branches (no more than 15cm in diametre)
||green waste placed in plastic bags
|tree stumps (less than 30kg)
||green waste that is untied
|carpet rolls (no more than 1.5m in length)
||waste from industrial or commercial premises
|lawn mowers, hot water systems and electrical items
||waste from businesses operating from home
For more information on what can and can't be collected, please visit the Our collection do's and don'ts page.
What if I require a further collection throughout the year?
Residents can have hard waste collected at other times of the year at a cost. Please see the Book a paid hard waste collection page for more details.
Book a paid hard waste collection