Booked Hard / Green Waste Service

Mornington Peninsula Shire’s booked service collects hard waste and / or green waste from your home (nature strip).

How can I book a waste collection?

A hard and/or green waste collection service can be organised by calling the Shire on 5950 1406.  

Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for collection.  

PLEASE NOTE: your booked hard/green waste must NOT be placed out any earlier than one day before your booked collection date. If your waste is placed out early, you will be responsible for its removal.

How much does a Booked Waste Collection cost?

Costs are determined at the time of booking based on the volume and type of material. Please call on 5950 1406 for a quote.  

Can I use my waste vouchers? 

Waste vouchers can be found on your rates notice and can be used to redeem this service:   

1 waste voucher = half a cubic metre of hard or green waste.

4 waste vouchers are provided per rates notice.

If you are renting, please access your tenant waste vouchers through your landlord or real estate agent by following the process outlined on the Tenant Waste Voucher webpage.

How do I calculate my waste volume? 

To calculate the volume of waste, multiple the height, length and width. 

 For example, 1 m x 2 m x 1 m = 2 cubic meters


What is Hard Waste?

Hard waste includes:   Hard waste does not include
  • Fridges
  • Televisions
  • Washing machines
  • Furniture
  • Scrap metal
  • Tools
  • Timber
  • Crockery
  • Car parts
  • Mattress
  • Chemicals
  • Paint
  • Engine blocks
  • Building rubble
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous waste
  • Tyres

 What is Green Waste?

Leaves, lawn clippings, weeds, prunings and branches and untreated timber.

  • Large branches should be bundled and tied.  Less than 1.5 metres in length and tied with string or twine in bundles less than 400 millimetres in diameter and less than 30kg’s. 
  • Individual branches up to 1.5 metres in length, 400 millimetres in diameter and less than 30kg’s.
  • Loose garden waste (leaves, lawn clippings, weeds, prunings and small branches) should be placed in non-returnable containers or bags.

Please Note: Both hard and green waste can also be taken to the Shire’s Resource Recovery Centres.

Have you considered ordering a green waste bin for your property? This service is $150 per year and has the extra advantage of including Food waste too. See our Food and Green Waste page for more details and online order form.