Reuse, recycle and dispose A-Z

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Aerosol cans (empty) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Aerosol cans (full) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Use contents of aerosol can and then dispose in recycling bin. N/A
Air conditioners (internal and external units) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Aluminium cans, foil and pie trays N/A Remove any excess food and place in recycling bin (just scrape clean, rinsing is not necessary). Foil should be scrunched into a ball, no smaller than a golf ball. N/A
Aluminium drinking bottles N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then re-screw lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Asbestos N/A N/A Contact Veolia, Cleanaway or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) regarding disposal.
Ash N/A Place in FOGO bin once completely cooled. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Baby items If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin or take to McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Baskets (cane or plastic) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If broken, cut into several pieces and place in general waste bin.
Bathtub If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Batteries (car) If functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop (lead acid only), Battery World or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Batteries (household) If functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop (lead acid only), Battery World or the Council Centre recycling unit (up to DD, please place tape over terminals). N/A
Batteries (mobile) N/A If no longer functional, drop off at South Hobart Tip Shop, Council Centre recycling unit or use the MobileMuster program. N/A
BBQ's If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Beacon (Marine EPIRBs) N/A Drop off at Battery World. N/A
Beer bottle caps and jar lids (metal) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Bicycles (push bikes) If functional, donate to South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Bioplastics (certified compostable; AS4736, ASTM D6400, EN13432) N/A Place in FOGO bin. Place in general waste bin.
Biscuit packets N/A

The rigid inner plastic packet can be placed in the recycling bin.

Soft plastic outer wrapper can be recycled using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths).

If not placed in a REDcycle bin, then place soft plastic outer wrapper in general waste bin.
Books If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If in poor condition, remove book covers (if plastic) and place remaining book in recycling bin. Place plastic book covers in the general waste bin.
Bottles (glass and plastic) N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then rescrew plastic lids onto plastic containers/bottles. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Place metal lids from glass bottles separately into your recycling bin. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Bottle tops N/A Keep plastic lids screwed onto empty plastic bottles and containers and place in reycling bin. If put into the bin separately they are too small to be captured. Metal lids can be placed in recycling bin. N/A
Branches N/A For smaller quantities of green waste, use your home compost or FOGO bin. For larger quantities of green waste, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Bras If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, then place in the general waste bin.
Bread bag clips (plastic) N/A Drop plastic clips off at the Council Centre recycling unit or other Terracycle collection point. Cardboard clips can go in the FOGO bin. N/A
Bric-a-brac If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, place in the general waste bin.
Bricks and pavers If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Hazell Bros or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) to recycle. N/A
Broken glass (bottles and jars) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Broken glass (window, drinking glasses and Pyrex) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin (due to different melting points, this glass cannot be recycled with glass bottles and jars).
Bubble wrap N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.
Bullets, ammunition and firearms N/A N/A Contact Hobart Police Firearms Services for disposal.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Cameras If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, drop off at the Council Centre recycling unit. N/A
Car parts and car bodies N/A If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Cardboard boxes N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Carpet and underlay If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Cassette tapes and cases If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable place in general waste bin.
CDs and DVDs If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, drop off at the Council Centre recycling unit (no cases please). Dispose of cases in general waste bin.
Cellophane N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Ceramics If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Cereal boxes (soft plastic insert) N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program. If not placed in REDcycle bin then place soft plastic in general waste bin.
Chemicals (household, garden, pool) N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Child restraints for use in motor vehicles N/A If in good condition, consider passing on to acquaintances. See the Transport Services website for guidelines to determine condition. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Christmas cards and wrapping paper Wrapping paper can be reused at home. If no longer usable, place in recycling bin. N/A
Christmas decorations and lights If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin or drop at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Christmas trees (artificial, metal frame) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If in poor condition, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. Broken plastic branches in general waste bin or drop at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Christmas trees (real/green waste) N/A For smaller quantities of green waste, use your home compost or FOGO bin. For larger quantities of green waste, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Cigarette butts N/A N/A Once cool, place in general waste bin.
Clinical and medical waste N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Clothing, blankets and fabrics If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted.

H&M stores will accept any garment or textile from any brand for recycling (and reuse).

If poor quality, and made from cotton or flannelette, the South Hobart Tip Shop can recycle for rags.

If not reused or recycled, place in general waste bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Coat hangers (metal, plastic & wood) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, general waste bin or drop at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Coffee cups - disposable N/A If certified compostable(ASTM D6400, AS4736, EN13432) place in FOGO bin. All plastic lined coffee cups should go in general waste bin.
Coffee pods/capsules (all varieties) N/A Nespresso Coffee Capsule Recycling Program or other Terracycle program. If not disposed of via a specialist recycling program place in general waste bin.
Concrete N/A If no longer functional, recycle inert building and demolition waste with Hazell Bros or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Cooking oil N/A Place in FOGO bin. Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Corflute signs (aka polypropylene) N/A The South Hobart Tip Shop may accept. Envorinex will accept corflute with less than 20% ink coverage. If dropped-off will accept any quantity, however only commercial quantities will be picked up. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Cork N/A N/A Although cork is biodegradeable, some cork is manufactured from lower grade cork pieces and formed using a non-biodegradeable resin. Therefore, we recommend placing in your general waste bin.
Cutlery (metal) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Cutlery (plastic) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Dental floss (plastic) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Dentures N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Diabetic testing strips N/A N/A Place in a sharps bin.
Documents (paper files/secure paper) N/A For commercial quantities of secure document recycling, contact Shred X. N/A
Doors (metal or wood) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Drink cartons (milk cartons and juice poppers) N/A Place in recycling bin N/A
Drink straws (plastic) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Drums (empty plastic or metal containers, 20L and above) N/A For chemical drum recycling, check DrumMuster for local drop off points. N/A
Dryers If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
DVDs If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, drop off at the Council Centre recycling unit (no cases please). Place plastic covers in the general waste bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Electric blankets If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Electrical cables/cords If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) to recycle scrap metal. N/A
Electronic appliances (small, such as kettles, microwaves or toasters) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Envelopes (paper envelopes with and without plastic window) N/A Tear plastic window out of envelope before placing in recycling bin. N/A
E-waste N/A Recycle with South Hobart Tip Shop, Shred X, Officeworks or MobileMuster. N/A
Exercise equipment If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Explosives N/A N/A Contact Hobart Police Firearms Services for disposal.
Eye glasses/spectacles If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Recycle for Sight Program. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Fabric If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted.

H&M stores will accept any garment or textile from any brand for recycling (and reuse).

If in poor condition, and made from cotton or flannelette, the South Hobart Tip Shop can recycle for rags.

If unusable, place in general waste bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Firecrackers N/A N/A Contact Hobart Police Firearms Services for disposal.
Fire extinguishers N/A If no longer functional, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Flares N/A N/A Contact Hobart Police Firearms Services for disposal.
Fluorescent tubes and globes N/A If no longer functional, recycle with McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) or the Council Centre recycling unit. N/A
Food and scraps N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin. If there is no other option, place in general waste bin.
Fridges and freezers If functional, donate to Hobart City Mission or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Fuels N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Furniture (metal, plastic and wood) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Garden and green waste N/A For smaller quantities of green waste, use your home compost or Kerbside FOGO Bin. For larger quantities of green waste, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Garden hose If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Garden pots If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional and made from plastic, place in recycling bin. For unusable ceramic pots, place in general waste bin.
Gas bottles and cylinders (empty) SWAP'n'GO program If no longer functional, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Glass bottles and jars N/A Remove lids and place in recycling bin. N/A
Glass panes If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Glasses (wine and drinking) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin. Drinking glasses have different melting points to glass bottles and jars and cannot be mixed together.
Greeting cards (cardboard) N/A Place in recycling bin N/A
Guns and other explosive materials N/A Contact Hobart Police Firearms Services for disposal.
Guttering If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Hair (human or animal) N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin. Place in general waste bin.
Hardware If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Hazardous waste N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Herbicides N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Hot water systems If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact them regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Household cleaners N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Household cleaning product containers (plastic) N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then rescrew lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Ice cream containers N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Ink cartridges N/A If no longer functional, recycling with Cartridges 4 Planet Ark or drop off at the Council Centre recycling unit. N/A
Insulation batts If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
iPhones, iPods and iPads If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Salvation Army or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, recycle with the South Hobart Tip Shop, Council Centre recycling unit or MobileMuster. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Juice bottles N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then re-screw lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Junk mail N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Kitchen cupboards If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Kitchen sink If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at the McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Kitty litter N/A Recycled paper based kitty litter can be placed in your kerbside FOGO. Bag and place in general waste bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Laminated paper N/A N/A Place in general waste bin
Lattice (metal, plastic or wood) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Laundry tubs If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Lawn mowers If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Leather goods/items If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Light bulbs/globes N/A If no longer functional, recycle with McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) or the Council Centre recycling unit. N/A
Lino flooring If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Long-life liquid cartons N/A N/A Long-life liquid cartons (Tetra Paks) can no longer be recycled. Please place these in your general waste bin.
Lunch boxes (rigid plastic) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Mail satchels N/A Plastic satchels can be recycled using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.
Magazines If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, place in recycling bin. N/A
Manure/animal droppings N/A Place in FOGO bin or use at home for garden fertilizer Drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Margarine, dairy and yoghurt tubs N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Mattresses If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
MDF If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Meat scraps Use meat scraps for alternative recipes or use as food for pets (e.g. dogs). Place in FOGO bin. N/A
Meat trays (polystyrene foam) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Meat trays (rigid plastic) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Medical and Clinical Waste N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Medicine bottles (Plastic or glass) N/A Place in recycling bin. Plastic lids to remain on plastic bottles. N/A
Medicines N/A N/A Return Unwanted Medicines program
Metal (from any source) N/A If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Microwaves If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop for recycling. N/A
Milk bottles (glass or rigid plastic) N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty. Rescrew plastic lids back onto plastic onto containers. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Lids (metal or plastic) on glass bottles need to be removed and the lid disposed of into the waste bin. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Milk cartons N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Milk cartons (long-life) N/A N/A Long-life liquid cartons (Tetra Paks) can no longer be recycled. Please place these in your general waste bin.
Mirrors If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Mobile phones and accessories N/A If no longer functional, recycle with the South Hobart Tip Shop, Council Centre recycling unit or MobileMuster. N/A
Motor oil N/A Drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Nappies (disposable) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Needles or syringes N/A N/A Place in a sharps bin.
Newspapers N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Office furniture If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Oil (motor) N/A McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) - direct to sump. N/A
Organic (food/kitchen) waste N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin. For commercial quantities, contact Veolia for organics collection. If there is no other option, place in general waste bin.
Ovens If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Paint N/A For recycling of unused paint, drop off at the Paintback Bin at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Paint tins (empty) N/A Place in recycling bin or drop off at the Paintback Bin at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Pallets (plastic and timber) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. Pallets containing particle board will not be accepted. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If not recycled, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Paper N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Paper towel (used), napkins and tissues N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin (on the assumption that no harmful chemicals have been absorbed by the paper towel). Place in general waste bin.
Pens and pencils N/A Council Centre recycling unit. Place in general waste bin.
Perspex N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Pesticides N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Petrol N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Photocopiers If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop. N/A
Photos and negatives N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Pianos If in good condition, donate to the Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A N/A
Picture frames If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A N/A
Pill packets (empty) N/A Place in recycling bin (if made only from aluminium). Place in general waste bin (if made from plastics or composites).
Pipes (Polyethylene/clay) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Pizza boxes N/A Place in recycling bin. Exessively oily or soiled cardboard can go in the FOGO bin. N/A
Plants If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. For recovery via compost, McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) or FOGO bin. N/A
Plasterboard If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Plastic bags (including shopping bags and ziplock bags) N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.
Plastic cards (expired credit cards) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Plastic drink containers N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then rescrew lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Plastic food containers N/A Place in general waste bin. N/A
Plastic household cleaning product containers (empty) N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then rescrew lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Plastic plant pots (including plastic seedling containers) N/A Place in recycling bin (no pots larger than a milk crate). N/A
Plastic storage containers (large) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. Place in recycling bin (If unusable, break into smaller pieces). N/A
Plastic strapping N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Plastic toys If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Plastic wrapping (biscuit packets/lolly bags) N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.
Plate glass (windscreen/window glass) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Plywood building material MDF (medium density fibreboard) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Poisons N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Polyethylene pipe If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Polystyrene (foam meat trays/polystyrene packaging) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Polyurethane foam packing N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Pool chemicals N/A N/A Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commercial quantities of hazardous waste.
Porcelain/pottery (cup/plates/serving platters) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Pots and pans (saucepans/baking tins/frying pans) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Punnets N/A Place in recycling bin N/A
Pyrex N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Radios If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A N/A
Razors (disposable) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Receipts N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Records (vinyl) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Refrigerators If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Rocks (large garden rocks) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If in bad condition, contact Hazell Bros to recycle. N/A
Roof tiles If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Hazell Bros to recycle. N/A
Roof iron If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Rubber inner tubes (from bicycle/car tyres) N/A N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Sand/soil N/A N/A Contact Hazell Bros or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Sauce bottles (plastic or glass) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Sawdust N/A If sourced from untreated wood, the sawdust can be used as mulch in home gardens.

For domestic quantities of treated wood sawdust, place in general waste bin.

Contact Veolia or Cleanaway regarding disposal of commerical quantities of hazardous waste.

Scrap metal N/A If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Seedling containers (plastic or cardboard) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Place in recycling bin. N/A
Shampoo and conditioner bottles (empty) N/A Place in recycling bin. Ensure bottles are empty then rescrew lids onto container. Keeping the lid attached to the bottle assists with capturing them during sorting. Any bottle containing liquid will be diverted to landfill. N/A
Shoes If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Shredded paper N/A Place inside paper bag and put in recycling bin. N/A
Skirting boards If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Smoke alarms N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Soft plastic wrapping (glad wrap/food wrapping) N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.
Sporting goods If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Steel cans (pet food tins/fruit & vegetables tins) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Styrofoam (aka polystyrene) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Suitcases (includes hard topped or fabric) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Syringes or needle collection/disposal N/A N/A Place in a sharps bin.

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Takeaway food containers (Plastic) N/A Place in recycling bin N/A
Tea bags N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin. If possible, empty loose tea into home compost or FOGO bin as most bags contain traces of plastic. Place empty bag in general waste bin.
Telephone books N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Telephones (including cordless varieties) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop or Hobart City Mission. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. N/A N/A
Televisions If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop. N/A
Tetra Paks N/A N/A Long-life liquid cartons (Tetra Paks) can no longer be recycled. Please place these in your general waste bin.
Textiles If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted.

H&M stores will accept any garment or textile from any brand for recycling (and reuse).

If in poor condition, and made from cotton or flannelette, the South Hobart Tip Shop can recycle for rags.

If not reused or recycled, place in general waste bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Thermometers N/A Recycling point at Mornington Park Waste Transfer Station. N/A
Tiles (floor and roof) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Hazell Bros to recycle. N/A
Timber If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Hazell Bros or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) to recycle. N/A
Tin cans (pet food tins/fruit & vegetables tins) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Tissue boxes N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Tissues (used) N/A Place in home compost or FOGO bin (on the assumption that no harmful chemicals have been absorbed by the tissues). Place in general waste bin
Toilet If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. N/A If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Toilet paper rolls N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A
Toner cartridges (including printer cartridges) N/A If no longer functional, recycling with Cartridges 4 Planet Ark or drop off at the Council Centre recycling unit. N/A
Tools (hammers/saws/electrical tools) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes N/A Council Centre recycling unit. Place in general waste bin.
Toys If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A Place in general waste bin.
Tree trunks/stumps N/A For smaller quantities of green waste, use your home compost or Kerbside Green Waste Bin. For larger quantities of green waste, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Tupperware containers (plastic) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Place in recycling bin. N/A
Tyres N/A McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Vacuum cleaner debris/dust N/A N/A Bag and place in general waste bin.
Vacuum cleaners If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop to recycle scrap metal. N/A
Video cassettes (and cases) If functional, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. Place cases in recycling bin. Place cassettes in general waste bin.
Video games and consoles If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop for recycling. N/A
Vinyl records If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A If unusable, place in general waste bin.
Vitamin bottles (Plastic or glass) N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Washing Machines If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) or the South Hobart Tip Shop for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Watches If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being accepted. N/A N/A
Waxed cardboard boxes (fruit and vege box) N/A N/A Place in general waste bin.
Weeds N/A For smaller quantities of green waste, use your home compost or Kerbside FOGO Bin. For larger quantities of green waste, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A
Wheelbarrows If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. N/A
White goods If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop, Hobart City Mission or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact your chosen organisation regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip) for scrap metal recycling. N/A
Window frames (wood, aluminium) and panes If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip).
Wire (electrical/copper/cable) If in good condition, donate to the South Hobart Tip Shop. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Products can be dropped off or contact regarding collection services available in the Hobart area. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at the South Hobart Tip Shop to recycle scrap metal. N/A
Wrapping paper N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
X-rays N/A Council Centre recycling unit or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (The Tip). N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Yoghurt containers N/A Place in recycling bin. N/A

 

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Some quick recycling tips:

  • Scrape out food containers, no need to rinse
  • Containers must be empty, otherwise they will be diverted to landfill
  • Screw lids back on containers after emptying
Item Reuse Recycle Dispose
Zip Lock Bags N/A Recycle using the REDcycle program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). If not placed in a REDcycle bin, place in general waste bin.

 

Disclaimer

This list of private recyclers may not be exhaustive. If you would like to be considered as a Hobart region recycler, please get in touch with our waste officers using waste@hobartcity.com.au.

This information was accurate at time of publication, however may be subject to change. Please contact our Waste Officers if you believe there are any inaccuracies.