Tree prunings collection

Tree prunings are branches cut or pruned from trees. You can book a free tree pruning collection at any time of the year.

Book online or call 1300 653 356.

Please note: Booked tree prunings are collected on your scheduled bin collection day. Allow 10 business days.

Book a tree prunings collection 

Collection checklist

  • Bundle and tie branches with string or twine (do not use rope, wire, plastic, or stockings)
  • Bundles must be no wider than 30cm
  • Bundles must be no longer than 1.5 metres
  • There must be no more than 20 bundles
  • Stack bundles neatly in a pile no bigger than 2 cubic metres (2m x 1m x 1m)
  • After booking your collection, place bundles on the nature strip.

Prunings that do not meet these requirements will not be collected.

Unaccepted items

  • Tree stumps and roots
  • Ivy
  • Bamboo
  • Creepers
  • Yucca plants
  • Palm trees
  • Cordyline plants
  • Rose bushes
  • Grass
  • Loose leaves
  • Soft or thorny plants
  • Boxes or bags of green waste
  • Wire and nails
  • Items with soil on them.

If you wish to get rid of these items, please call the following facilities. Disposal charges may apply.

CopperRock Waste and Recycling Centre

144 Talinga Road, Cheltenham

Phone: 9585 4385

Open seven days a week from 8am to 4pm

Kingston Waste Transfer Station

24-30 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc

Phone: 9580 4842

Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm

Other garden waste disposal options

You can put excess garden waste in your food and garden waste household bin.

Home composting is also great way to dispose of excess garden waste. Learn more about composting at our free waste education and composting workshops.