CITY OF LAUNCESTON

Member of: Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group

Residential Collection Information

In the Launceston municipality:

  • Garbage is collected weekly
  • Recycling is collected fortnightly

Special Collection Services

The City of Launceston offers the following special collection services:

  • An annual hard waste collection, registration is required and typically begins in December for a March/April collection
  • A fluoro tubes and bulbs collection in Customer Service (Town Hall, St John Street, Launceston) – bulbs and tubes brought in for recycling must be whole and securely wrapped
  • A Mobile Muster collection in Customer Service (Town Hall, St John Street, Launceston)
  • A household battery collection, including AAs, AAAs and button batteries, in Customer Service (Town Hall, St John Street, Launceston)

Address
Cavalry Road, Mowbray

Opening Hours
Monday to Sunday 8am – 5pm, last entry at 4:45pm
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Materials Accepted

For more information concerning the disposal of hazardous waste, including asbestos, contact Remount Road Administration Support on 03 6323 3500.

Address
Cavalry Road, Mowbray

Opening hours
Monday to Sunday 8am – 5pm, last entry at 4:45pm
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Materials Accepted

For more information concerning the disposal of hazardous waste, including asbestos, contact Remount Road Administration Support on 03 6323 3500.

Address
Cavalry Road, Mowbray
Opening hours
8:30am – 4:30pm
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Materials Accepted

For more information concerning the disposal of hazardous waste, including asbestos, contact Remount Road Administration Support on 03 6323 3500.

Address
Second River Road, Lilydale
Opening hours
Sunday 12pm – 4pm

Materials Accepted
Address
Binghams Road, Nunamara
Opening hours
Saturday 12pm – 4pm

Materials Accepted

Options for other materials

  • Gently used books, books on tape, music CDs and DVDs can be donated to the Launceston Library for reuse, resale or recycling
  • Unwanted family papers, memorabilia and photographs can be donated to the Launceston Library for storage for future research purposes

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 Launceston municipal area. To find out more or to book a visit, contact the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group.

Contact Details

Street Address
Customer Service Centre
Town Hall
18-28 St John Street
Launceston
Tasmania 7250

Mailing Address
PO Box 396
Launceston
Tasmania 7250

Phone
03 6323 3000

Fax
03 6323 3001

Email
contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au