What Does Hard Rubbish Mean?
Hard waste is anything that cannot be recycled or put in the regular trash.
Goods that cannot fit in a conventional trash and are typically rather large, such as refrigerators, washing machines, couches, cabinets, closets, televisions, furniture, laptops, mattresses, and similar items, are referred to as hard rubbish collection. Bundled branches are sometimes included in collections of hard trash(bulky waste). To get rid of these useless objects, you can make a reservation for a hard waste removal service. The good news is that since the service provider controls everything, you don’t have to bother with paying the service providers for their services.
Recyclables, construction materials, and common home waste are not included in hard rubbish collection. The majority of residential homes can participate in hard waste collections, however a select few cannot. This includes: properties with private collections; non-rateable properties owned by non-profits.
Only the household that made the reservation with any of the service providers that can assist you in getting it recycled is eligible for hard waste collections. None of the services allow you to combine garbage from different houses.
What you can put out for collection
- freezers and refrigerators (doors removed for safety)
- household equipment and white goods (doors removed for safety)
- emptied, lid-off paint cans, barrels, and tanks
- Roofing materials and gutters (max 1.5m long)
- Metal equipment and tools
- rolled and knotted carpet (max 1.5m long)
- Bed frames and mattresses (limit of 2 total)
- ceramics and porcelain
- dependable sheet glass (wrapped for safety)
- Stump trees
- E-waste can also be left out for collection. This includes things like televisions, lighting equipment, and laptops and computers.
What you can’t put out for collection
- anything that is longer than 1.5m and more than 30kg (except for fridges and mattresses)
- Materials used in construction, destruction, or renovation, such as bogs, baths, and spa baths
- Oil, paint, batteries, liquids, hazardous trash, asbestos, and paint
- Gas cans, fuel tanks, plaster, cement sheet, or Gyprock
- sand, soil, bricks, concrete, roof, ceramic tiles, or debris.
- Pallets, trellises, gates, or fencing
- any type of tyre or auto component
- save for tree stumps, green waste
- Home garbage or recyclables
- Industrial waste
- insulated ducts for heating and cooling. Other options for getting rid of your goods.
Special disposal procedures may be required for some materials, such as asbestos or hazardous waste.
What alternative means of item disposal are there? order ahead of your upcoming hard waste collection:
- organise a garage sale
- Utilize online resources like social media to advertise your products as free or for sale.
- donate stuff to family or friends
- furniture in reasonable condition should be donated to organisations
- Clothing can be donated to someone who will sell it to the needy in decent condition.
- Additionally, you can make donations to nearby charitable organisations. Before giving anything, kindly get in touch with the organisations.
To keep your society and environment clean you need to resolve the issues of the hard rubbish so that it can be recycled and make a good usage for a clean city and healthy living.