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KERBSIDE COLLECTIONS

By Mirelle Macdonald

Brisbane City Council’s kerbside collection is a once a year service across all suburbs to help you to dispose of bulky items. 

Brisbane City Council will collect unwanted household items that are too big for wheelie bins as part of the kerbside large items collection.

Place acceptable materials for collection on the kerbside in front of your home on the Sunday before the collection starts in your suburb.

When / Suburbs:

Monday 18 May 2015 @ Chelmer, Graceville, Sherwood, Corinda, Oxley, Seventeen Mile Rocks.

Guidelines:

[When putting out items for collection remember]

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

Acceptable Items:

  • Furniture and white goods (fridges)
  • household appliances, including stoves
  • carpet and lino
  • bath and laundry tubs
  • wood products
  • bicycles
Unacceptable Items: 
  • vegetation (e.g. trees, grass, potted plants)
  • dirt and stones
  • bricks and concrete
  • commercial builders waste
  • car parts and tyres
  • general household waste (e.g. food scraps)
  • liquids
  • hazardous wastes (e.g. chemicals, oil, asbestos)
  • gas bottles
  • glass and mirrors
  • household waste that normally goes into your refuse or recycling bin
Note: do not place your items on the kerb until the weekend before the collection date. Illegal dumping fines may apply if items are placed on the kerb outside the scheduled collection period.
Source: http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/
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