Hard Rubbish & Other Waste

City of Playford residents can access two free at-call hard-waste rubbish pick-ups per financial year (July to June).

The service for the disposal of hard-waste items, such as no-longer-wanted whitegoods and household furniture items.

The service option replaces the former program that allowed access to one pick-up per year via scheduled services for Playford residents.

Residents can:

Council worked with waste contractor NAWMA to bring about the change, introduced in July 2018, following community requests for greater flexibility and more access to the hard-waste service.

Items suitable for hard-waste collection include (but are not limited to):

  • Whitegoods: refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dishwashers
  • Household Furniture: chairs, beds, mattresses
  • Domestic Household Items: toys, bikes
  • Electronics: computers, TVs, power tools

Items NOT suitable for hard-waste collection include (but not limited to):

  • Green waste 
  • Domestic mobile bin waste 
  • Hazardous waste 
  • Car bodies or large car parts
  • Scrap steel 
  • Broken sheet of glass 
  • Concrete, bricks, rocks or dirt 
  • Ammunition or explosives 
  • Gas bottles 
  • Paint tins containing paint 
  • Construction/building materials 


For Collection:  

  • Ensure all items are placed out for collection before 7am on the pickup day
  • Collection will occur between 7am and sunset
  • Items must be neatly stacked inside of your property boundary, not on the verge
  • Small items can be placed together in cardboard boxes
  • The amount of material to be disposed should not exceed 2 cubic metres


Please be aware that home collections may take four to six weeks from the time of booking, particularly during the transitional period. The change of service means residents no longer need to wait for their suburb-by-suburb collection.

To book your hard-waste collection, contact NAWMA (1800 111 004). 


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