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Book a Council Clean Up

Cumberland Council’s Clean Up service provides residents with an opportunity to place unwanted household items, that cannot be reused or recycled, on the kerbside for collection. 

Clean Up Services Bookings

From 5 February 2018, all residential properties are entitled to 4 free pre-booked collections per year. You can now book a service in advance at a time that suits your needs.
This service replaces the scheduled Council Clean Up service
that may have applied in your area

How to book a FREE Council Clean Up

Book online or call us on 8757 9000. Booking is essential. Please book 2 weeks in advance.

How to present your waste

Materials should be placed neatly on the kerbside in front of your property, no earlier than the night before your allocated collection day.

waste presented max 2 metres wide, 1 metre high and 1 metre in depth

What do we collect?

There are restrictions on what will be collected. 

We pick up:

  • Furniture
  • White goods
  • Mattresses
  • Bundled Prunings (maximum 2m in length)
  • Floor coverings (rolled and tied)

We pick up 2 cubic metres of material per collection, no more.

We DO NOT pick up:

  • Builder’s waste and large glass/mirror sheets,
  • NO ASBESTOS IN ANY FORM – find out how to dispose of asbestos
  • Motor vehicles, engine parts, car batteries and tyres
  • Fencing material and garden waste bundled incorrectly
  • Hazardous materials
  • Oils, paint, gas bottles – for a free pick-up of these items visit the problem waste website.
  • Any item too heavy to lift

Is your item too good to throw away?

Love me don't dump me

 Are you getting rid of your unwanted furniture? Is it in good condition? Could someone else reuse it? If you answered yes, visit The Bower's online booking tool to arrange a collection and extend the lifespan of your pre-loved items. The booking tool also provides a list of items that are accepted.

The Bower’s Collection & Rehoming Service is an environmental charity. It offers a free collection service of unwanted household items to Cumberland residents. You may also donate items directly at The Bower’s Parramatta shopfront at Shop 1, 10 Hunter Street, Parramatta.

Additional Service

If you require an additional clean up service as you have exceeded your allocated 4 collections per year, please complete the Request for additional clean-up service form (PDF, 243.33 KB).  Please note a charge is applicable.