Georgetown Council

Member of: Northern Tasmanian Waste Management

Residential Collection Information

In the George Town municipality:

  • Garbage is collected weekly
  • Recycling is collected fortnightly

Visit the George Town Council website for kerbside collection calendar information

Special Collection Services

George Town Council offers the following special collection services:

  • A fluoro tube and bulb collection at Council Chambers (16-18 Anne Street, George Town)
  • A mobile phone recycling collection at Council Chambers (16-18 Anne Street, George Town)
  • A household battery collection, including AAs, AAAs and button batteries, at Council Chambers (16-18 Anne Street, George Town)

Options for other materials

George Town and District Historical Society and the Low Pilot Station Maritime Museum accept items of historical and/or maritime related significance.

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 George Town council area. To find out more or to book a visit, contact the Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group.

Mt George Road, George Town
Opening Hours
Monday – Sunday 12pm – 4pm
Wednesdays during Daylight Savings 12pm – 6pm
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Parry’s Road, Pipers River


Opening hours
Sunday 12pm – 4pm
Closed Christmas Day.

Contact Details

Street Address
16 – 18 Anne Street
George Town
Tasmania 7253

Mailing Address
PO Box 161
George Town
Tasmania 7253

Visit the George Town Council website

03 6382 8800

03 6382 8899