DORSET COUNCIL

Member of: Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group

Residential collection information

In the Dorset municipality:

  • Garbage is collected fortnightly
  • Recycling is collected fortnightly

Special Collection Services

Dorset Council offers the following special collection services:

  • Fluoro tube and bulb recycling collection at the Scottsdale Waste Transfer Station
  • Paint and paint tins collection at the Scottsdale Waste Transfer Station
  • Sharps disposal container collection at the Council Chambers
  • Mobile phone collection at the Scottsdale Waste Transfer Station
  • A household battery collection, including AAs, AAAs and button batteries, at the Council Chambers, all Waste Transfer Stations (Scottsdale, Gladstone & Branxholm) and the Bridport Pavilion
  • Collection for scrap steel and motor oil at all Waste Transfer Stations (Scottsdale, Gladstone & Branxholm)

Recycling Education

The Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group has two Recycling Education Officers who visit schools, residents, community groups and businesses to provide advice and education about recycling, including in the Dorset council area.  To find out more or to book a visit, contact the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group.

Address
Ruby Flat Road

Opening hours
Wednesday and Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Closed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Normal opening hours apply on gazetted public holidays that fall on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Materials Accepted

Address
Cemetery Road

Opening hours
Monday 9am – 3pm
Wednesday 1pm – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm
Open from 9am – 3pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays that fall on a gazetted public holiday

Materials Accepted

Address
Bridport Road

Opening hours
Monday 10am – 2pm
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Closed Tuesdays & Thursdays
Normal opening hours apply on gazetted public holidays

Materials Accepted

Contact Details

Street Address
3 Ellenor Street
Scottsdale
Tasmania 7260

Mailing Address
PO Box 21
Scottsdale
Tasmania 7260

Website
Visit the Dorset Council website

Email
dorset@dorset.tas.gov.au

Phone
03 6352 6500

Fax
03 6352 6509