Thursday, 4 February 2016

Free household hazardous waste drop off


Contact: Regan East, Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group
e: regan.east@launceston.tas.gov.au
w: rethinkwaste.com.au/news/free-household-hazardous-waste-drop-off-northern-tasmania

Date: Drop off 27 and 28 February 2016          RSVP: Registration closes 24 February 2016

Location: Northern Tasmania including Break O Day, Dorset, George Town, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands and West Tamar council areas

Intended Audience: All people living in northern Tasmania

The Northern Tasmanian Waste Management Group is holding a free household hazardous waste drop off on the 27 & 28 February.


The drop off collection is a registered service for all residents of northern Tasmania including the Break O Day, Dorset, George Town, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands and West Tamar areas, for domestic quantities of household chemicals.

Only registered materials will be accepted for disposal.

The types of chemicals accepted include:
• Solvents and household cleaners
• Floor care products
• Ammonia-based cleaners
• Pesticides and herbicides
• Poisons
• Pool chemicals
• Hobby chemicals
• Acids and alkalis

Dates, location and registration process are detailed below.
  •  8 am - 5 pm 27 February 2016, 50 Lamont Street, Invermay. Call the City of Launceston Customer Service Centre on 6323 3000 to register
  • 8.30 am - 11.30 am 28 February 2016, 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale. Call the Dorset Council depot on 6352 6510 to register.
  •  1.30 pm - 4.30 pm 28 February 2016, Alveston Drive, Deloraine. Call the Meander Valley Customer Service Centre on 6393 5300 to register.