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Hard Waste Collections

Kingston residents can book a hard waste collection for $56 (in addition to the free annual collection).

The maximum size of the collection is 2 cubic metres (2m x 1m x 1m) per booking.

Hard waste must be stacked on your nature strip or within 1m inside the fence line by 6am on your collection date. Please put items out as close to your collection date as possible.

  • Bookings made from Monday to Friday will be collected the following week.
  • Bookings made on a Saturday or Sunday will be collected the next Thursday or Friday. 

Due to the upcoming public holidays collection days will be as below:

  • Bookings made from Mon 8/4/2019 - Sun 14/4/2019 will be collected from Wed 17/4/2019 - Fri 19/4/2019.
  • Bookings made from Mon 15/4/2019 - Sun 21/4/2019 will be collected from Wed 24/4/2019 - Fri 26/4/2019.

View the hard waste brochure for tips on:

  • what items can and can't be collected
  • how to correctly stack you items
  • other waste services including free tree branches collections and green waste collection

Residents are reminded to donate useful items to their local op shop or charity store prior to booking hard waste in for a landfill collection. 

Book online

Click here and follow the prompts to organise a collection.

You will need a valid email address and a contact phone number to complete your booking. Payment is by Visa or Mastercard only. 

Book over the phone

To arrange your booked hard waste collection please have your credit card details ready and phone our Customer Service team on 1300 653 356. Payment is by Visa or Mastercard only.

Free annual hard waste collections

Council provides a free hard waste collection for Kingston residents between September and October each year.

To find your annual hard waste collection date click here

Recycle and reuse

For information on where to recycle items such as electronic waste, mattresses, furniture, white goods and more outside of the Council’s Annual Hard Waste Collection Services, please go to the How Do I Recycle / Dispose of?  or visit the Recycling Near You website.

If you have unwanted items that are in good condition why not post them for free on websites such as or and help keep perfectly good stuff out of landfill!

Your rubbish is your responsibility

Any residents placing items on the nature strip without prior Council approval may be treated as having littered and an infringement notice could be issued. Hard waste for the annual collection may only be placed on the nature strip for collection and not within private property, in parklands or on vacant blocks.

Any items placed on the nature strip that are not permitted will be the responsibility of the resident to remove. Fines of up to $244 may be issued for not removing this waste.