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Hard Waste Collection Service

The City of Launceston offers residents in the Launceston municipality the opportunity to dispose of unwanted hard waste items each year. The Hard Waste Collection Service is an opportunity for residents to dispose of items that cannot be placed in the regular kerbside collection.

The Hard Waste Collection Service is a registered service.

Registrations closed at 5pm on Friday 6 February 2015.
(Registrations were open from 8 December 2014 through to 6 February 2015)



When is collection day?

Collections begin on Tuesday 10 March 2015. 

Suburb collection dates (for registered items only) are

Tuesday 10 March

  East Launceston
  Invermay
  Waverley

Wednesday 11 March

  Newnham
  Trevallyn

Thursday 12 March

  Mayfield
  Rocherlea
 
South Launceston

Friday 13 March

  Ravenswood
  West Launceston

Monday 16 March

  Mowbray
  Youngtown

Tuesday 17 March

  Newstead
  Prospect

Wednesday 18 March

  Kings Meadows
  Launceston

Thursday 19 March

  Norwood
  St Leonards

Friday 20 March

  Summerhill

Monday 23 March

  Rural areas including
  Dilston
  Karoola
  Lebrina
  Lilydale
  Myrtle Park
  Nunamara
  Relbia
  Retreat
  Swan Bay
  Tunnel
  Upper Blessington
  White Hills
  Windermere


















































 



Conditions of registration

  • Only items registered with the City of Launceston can be placed out for collection
  • Maximum weights for each item apply - two people must be able to safely lift each item
  • Maximum lengths apply - items must not exceed 1.5m in length
  • The total volume of items must not exceed two cubic metres per property – this is approximately the space of an average dining table
  • All items with doors or lids must have them removed prior to being placed out for collection
  • Items will only be collected from those properties that have pre-registered for the service    
  • Only registered items will be collected
  • Residents are to place items out for collection no earlier than the evening before their scheduled collection date and no later than 6am of their collection day
  • Items will not be collected from within property boundaries or inside fences, porches, or any location other than the nature strip or footpath immediately adjacent to the property
Items which fail to meet these conditions will not be collected.
 
Items which will not be collected as part of this service include:
  • asbestos
  • tyres and engine blocks
  • green waste (including tree branches, tree stumps and lawn clippings)
  • liquids (including paint, chemicals and oils)
  • broken glass
  • gas cylinders
  • loose rubble (including bricks)
  • batteries
  • mattresses
  • food or items that will decay

    NOTE - each item must be individually listed and described