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Kerbside collection for West End and Highgate Hill

28th March 2022 - 1st April 2022

Brisbane City Council’s kerbside large item collection services will return from July 2021 to help residents dispose of large household items. The service was temporarily postponed in May 2020 due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

For West End and Highgate Hill the collection starts in the week of 28 March 2022 

Kerbside collection acceptable items – see link HERE
Council Guidelines

When putting out items for collection, remember:

  • to keep piles tidy on the kerb keeping the footpath or roadway clear
  • Council will not collect piles larger than two cubic metres (equal to a small box trailer load)
  • to remove doors from refrigerators and cupboards
  • do not leave sharp or dangerous objects on the footpath
  • items must be able to be easily and safely lifted by two people
  • to secure items if severe weather is expected.

Acceptable items for kerbside collection include:

  • bath and laundry tubs
  • bicycles and sporting equipment
  • carpet and rugs
  • electronic waste (e.g. televisions and computers)
  • furniture and white goods (e.g. fridges and stoves)
  • small household appliances (e.g. fans and toasters)
  • wood products less than 1.5 metres


Council will not collect unacceptable items placed on the kerb. These include:

  • bricks and concrete
  • commercial builders waste
  • car parts and tyres, including car batteries
  • dirt and stones
  • garden waste (e.g. trees, grass, potted plants)
  • gas bottles
  • general household waste (e.g. food scraps)
  • glass and mirrors
  • hazardous wastes (e.g. chemicals, oil, asbestos)
  • household waste that normally goes into your waste or recycling bin
  • liquids

For more information on kerbside large item collection visit brisbane.qld.gov.au or download the free Brisbane Bin and Recycling app.


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