Making Couch Rubbish Removal a Breeze: Expert Advice and Proven Strategies

If your old couch is starting to resemble a sagging, lumpy relic of a bygone era and you’re ready to bid farewell to that outdated piece of furniture, the question is, how do you get rid of your old couch? This is a common question, as a couch can be bulky and cumbersome, and with strict fines for illegal dumping of $7500 for individuals and $15,000 for corporations, it is essential that you find a safe and correct way to dispose of that old rump rest stop.

We have put together this little guide to help you find the best way to dispose of your old couch as efficiently as possible.

Take It to the tip Yourself.

If you’re feeling particularly DIY, you can always take your old couch to the tip yourself. This option is good for the environment as large portions of the couch can be broken down for recycling. Just be aware that this option can be time-consuming and is really a two-person job. It may also require a large vehicle or trailer. Also, make sure you check the opening hours and fees of your local tip before you go.

Arrange a Council Cleanup

Most local councils in Australia offer a free pickup service for bulky household items. This means you can arrange for your old couch to be collected by your local council and taken away for rubbish removal. Just make sure you follow the guidelines for booking a council cleanup, which usually involves booking a collection time and placing your couch on the curb or in a designated collection area. Keep in mind you would still need to maneuver that couch to the designated area and may not be an option for those that live alone, are too busy or the elderly.

Donate to a Charity

Another great way to get rid of your old couch is to donate it to a local charity or second-hand store. There are many organisations in Australia that accept furniture donations, such as the Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Smith Family. Donating your couch not only helps those in need, but it’s also an environmentally friendly option that keeps your couch out of landfills. Keep in mind that charities are unable to accept a couch in poor condition and not in compliance with current safety standards.

Sell It Online

If your couch is still in good condition, you might be able to sell it online. Websites like Gumtree, eBay, and Facebook Marketplace are great platforms for selling used furniture. Just make sure you provide an honest description of the condition of your couch. Also, be prepared to negotiate on the price. This can be inconvenient, and the couch could stay in your home for a long period of time until the right buyer is found. Sometimes you just have to ask if it’s more hassle than it’s worth.

Hire a Rubbish Removal Service

If you don’t want to wait for a council cleanup, break your back trying to move a heavy couch, or deal with people you don’t know trying to buy your old couch for the cost of a newspaper, you can always hire a rubbish removal service to do the hard work for you. An easy, quick solution at affordable prices. Cheapest Load of Rubbish are experts at removing old couches and can be in and out of your place in seconds, job done!

No matter which option you choose, getting rid of your old couch can be a liberating experience. Whether you choose to donate it, sell it, arrange a council cleanup, hire a rubbish removal service, or take it to the tip yourself, there are plenty of options available. it all hinges on what you require! If you are patient and have the time to wait for council pick up, or to re-home your old couch, then these options might be perfect for you. However, if you value efficiency, expertise, and your precious time and space, enlisting a professional to give your couch the heave-ho is undoubtedly your smoothest move. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to say goodbye to your old couch and make room for something new and exciting! 

Cheapest Load of Rubbish makes residential and commercial rubbish removal of couches a breeze. Call us today to see how we can help you. 

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