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
Acids and alkalis NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Aerosol cans (empty) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Aerosol cans (full) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Use contents of aerosol can and then dispose in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Air conditioners (internal and external units) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA
Aluminium cans, foil and pie trays NA Remove any excess food and place in Kerbside Recycling Bin (just scrape clean, rinsing is not necessary). NA
Aluminium drinking bottles NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Animals NA NA For roadkill call City of Hobart Customer Service (03 6238 2711).
Ant bait NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Antifreeze NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Asbestos NA NA Contact Veolia, Toxfree or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre regarding disposal.
Ash NA NA Once cool, bag and place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Auto transmission fluid NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.

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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 Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army (No cots), 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. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin or  take to McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Baits NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Bamboo NA 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. NA
Baskets (cane or plastic) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, or Lifeline. 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. NA If broken, cut into several pieces and place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bathtub If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Batteries (car) If functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative, Battery World or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Batteries (household) If functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative, Battery World or Council Centre Recycling Unit. NA
Batteries (mobile) NA If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative, Council Centre Recycling Unit or use the Mobile Muster Program. NA
Battery acid NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
BBQ's If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Beacon (Marine EPIRBs) NA Drop off at Battery World NA
Beer bottle caps and jar lids (metal)  NA  Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin  NA 
Bicycles (push bikes) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Bioplastics (certified compostable; AS4736, ASTM D6400, EN13432) NA

Place in kerbside FOGO bin.

Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bird netting If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Biscuit packets NA

The rigid inner plastic packet can be placed in the Kerbside Recycling Bin.

Soft plastic outer wrapper can be recycled using the RedCycle Program.

If not placed in RedCycle bin, then place soft plastic outer wrapper in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bleach NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Books If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If in poor condition, remove book covers (if plastic) and place remaining book in Kerbside Recycling Bin. Place plastic book covers in the Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bottles (glass and plastic) NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Brake fluid NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Branches NA 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. NA
Bras If functional, drop off at the Uplift Program, The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Bread bag clips (plastic)  NA   NA  Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bric-a-brac If functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, St Vincent De Paul Society or Lifeline. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in the Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bricks and pavers If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Hazellbrothers or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre to recycle. NA
Broken glass (bottles and jars) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Broken glass (window, drinking glasses and Pyrex) NA NA

Kerbside Waste Bin. Note that due to different melting points, this glass cannot be recycled with glass bottles and jars.

Bubble wrap NA Recycle using the RedCycle Program If not placed in RedCycle Bin, then place bubble wrap in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Bullets, ammunition and firearms NA NA Contact Hobart Police Firearm 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 Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Car parts and car bodies NA If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. NA
Cardboard boxes NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Carpet and underlay If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable,  drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Cassette tapes and cases If functional, donate to St Vincent De Paul Society, Hobart City Mission, Lifeline or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at the Council Centre Recycling Unit NA
Caustic soda NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
CDs, DVDs and cases If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline 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 Council Centre Recycling Unit or The Resource Work Cooperative. NA
Cellophane NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Ceramics If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Cereal boxes (soft plastic insert) NA Recycle using the RedCycle Program. If not placed in RedCycle bin, then place soft plastic in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Chemicals (household, garden, pool) NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Child restraints for use in motor vehicles NA If in good condition, consider passing on to acquaintances. See the Transport website for guidelines to determine condition. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Christmas cards and wrapping paper Wrapping paper can be reused at home. If no longer usable, place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Christmas decorations and lights If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Christmas trees (artificial, metal frame) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If in poor condition, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. NA
Christmas trees (real/green waste) NA 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. NA
Cigarette butts NA NA Once cool, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Clinical and medical waste NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Clothing, blankets and fabrics If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed.

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 Resource Work Cooperative can recycle for rags.

If not reused or recycled, place in Kerbside Waste Bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Coat hangers (metal, plastic & wood) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Coffee cups - disposable NA

If certified compostable(ASTM D6400, AS4736, EN13432) place in Kerbside FOGO bin.

All plastic lined coffee cups should go in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Coffee pods/capsules (all varieties) NA Nespresso Coffee Capsule Recycling Program NA
Compostable sludge  NA Drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.

 

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Computers and computer peripherals If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative or Hobart City Mission. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, recycle with The Resource Work Cooperative, BringITBack Program or Shred X. NA
Concrete NA If no longer functional, recycle inert building and demolition waste with Hazellbrothers or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Cooking oil NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Cordless telephones If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative or Hobart City Mission. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative for recycling. NA
Corflute NA  NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Cork NA NA 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 Kerbside Waste Bin.
Corrosives (acids, alkalis and flammable substances) NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste
Cutlery (metal) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline 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. NA
Cutlery (plastic) NA NA Place in Kerbside 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) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Dentures NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Diabetic testing strips NA NA Place in DHHS Sharps Bin.
Diesel NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Disposable nappies NA

If certified compostable (ASTM D6400, AS4736, EN13432) and in commercial quantities, contact Veolia regarding an organics collection.

Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Documents (paper files/secure paper) NA For commercial quantities of secure document recycling, contact Shred X NA
Doors (metal or wood) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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.
Drink cartons (milk cartons and juice poppers) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin NA
Drink straws (plastic) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Drums (empty plastic or metal containers, 20l and above) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 chemical drum recycling, check DrumMuster for local drop off points. NA
Dryers If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City MissionSt Vincent De Paul Society 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 or The Resource Work Cooperative for scrap metal recycling. NA
DVDs If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline 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 Council Centre Recycling Unit or The Resource Work Cooperative. NA

 

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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 NA NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Electrical cables/cords If functional, donate to the Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative to recycle scrap metal. NA
Electronic appliances (small, such as kettles, microwaves or toasters) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City MissionSt Vincent De Paul Society 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA
Envelopes (paper envelopes with and without plastic window) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
E-waste NA Recycle with The Resource Work Cooperative, Shred X, BringITback program or Mobile Muster. NA
Exercise equipment If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation ArmySt Vincent De Paul Society or Lifeline. 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 for scrap metal recycling. If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Explosives NA NA Contact Worksafe Tasmania on 1300 366 322, regarding safe disposal.
Eye glasses/spectacles If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Recycle for Sight Program NA

 

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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 Resource Work CooperativeRed Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed.

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 Resource Work Cooperative can recycle for rags.

If not reused or recycled, place in Kerbsite Waste Bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Firecrackers NA NA Contact Worksafe Tasmania on 1300 366 322, regarding safe disposal.
Fire extinguishers NA If no longer functional, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Flares NA NA Marine and Safety Tasmania.
Flax NA 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. NA
Fluorescent tubes and globes NA If no longer functional, recycle with McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre or the Council Centre Recycling Unit. NA
Food and scraps NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin.

If there is no other option, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Football boots (studded) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA
Fuels NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Fungicides NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Furniture (metal, plastic and wood) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.

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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 NA 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. NA
Garden hose If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Garden pots If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline, or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional and made from plastic, place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. For unusable ceramic pots, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Gas bottles and cylinders (empty) Swap'n'go Program If no longer functional, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre NA
Glass bottles and jars NA Remove lids and place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Glass panes If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Glasses (wine and drinking) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin. Drinking glasses have different melting points to glass bottles and jars and cannot be mixed together.
Greeting cards (Cardboard) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin NA
Guns and other explosive materials NA Contact Hobart Police Firearm Services for disposal.
Guttering If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA

 

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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) NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin.

Kerbsite Waste Bin
Hardware  If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed.   NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre
Hazardous waste NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Heater oil NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Herbicides NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Hobby chemicals NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Hot water systems NA If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. NA
Household cleaners NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Household cleaning product containers (plastic) NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Hydrochloric acid NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.

 

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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 NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Ink cartridges NA If no longer functional, recycling with the Cartridges 4 Planet Ark Program or drop off at the Council Centre Recycling Unit. NA
Insulation batts If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
iPhones, iPods and iPads If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work CooperativeSt Vincent De Paul Society or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative for recycling. NA

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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 and cartons NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Junk mail NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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
Kerosene NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Kitchen cupboards If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Kitchen sink If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Resource Work Cooperative for scrap metal recycling. NA
Kitty litter NA NA Bag and place in Kerbside 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 NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin
Lattice (metal, plastic or wood) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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.
Laundry tubs If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Resource Work Cooperative for scrap metal recycling. NA
Lawn mowers If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Resource Work Cooperative for recycling of parts. NA
Leather goods/items If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline, or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Lego If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Light bulbs/globes If no longer functional, recycle with McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre or the Council Centre Recycling Unit.
Lino flooring If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Logs (includes decking, timber floor boards, and timber fencing etc - treated or untreated) NA If no longer functional, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Lunch boxes (rigid plastic) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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 NA Council Centre Recycling Unit. NA
Magazines If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Magnets The Resource Work Cooperative. NA NA
Manure/animal droppings NA Use at home for garden fertilizer. Drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Margarine, dairy and yoghurt tubs NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Masonite If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Mattresses If in good condition, donate to Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, St Vincent De Paul Society or The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
MDF If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Meat scraps NA Use meat scraps for alternative recipes or use as food for pets (e.g. dogs) Bag and place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Meat trays (polystyrene foam) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Meat trays (rigid plastic) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Medical and Clinical Waste NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Medicine bottles (Plastic or glass) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Medicines NA NA Return Unwanted Medicines Program
Metal (from any source) NA If no longer functional, contact Recycal for scrap metal recycling. NA
Methylated spirits NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Microwaves If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City MissionSt Vincent De Paul Society 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, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative for recycling. NA
Milk bottles (glass or rigid plastic) NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Milk cartons NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin NA
Mirrors If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Mobile phones and accessories NA If no longer functional, recycle with The Resource Work CooperativeCouncil Centre Recycling Unit or the Mobile Muster Program. NA
Motor oil NA Drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA

 

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
Nail polish NA Take empty container to Council Centre Recycling Unit. NA
Nappies (disposable) NA If certified compostable (ASTM D6400, AS4736, EN13432) and in commercial quantities, contact Veolia regarding an organics collection. Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Needles or syringes NA NA Place in DHHS Sharps Bin.
Newspapers Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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 Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Organic (food/kitchen) waste NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin. For commercial quantities, contact Veolia for organics collection.

If there is no other option, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Ovens If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA

 

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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 NA For recycling of unused paint, drop off at Paintback Bin at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Paint tins (empty) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin or drop off at Paintback Bin at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA
Pallet or shrink wrap NA Contact Envorinex regarding drop-off for recycling. If not recycled, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Paper NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Paper towel (used), napkins and tissues NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin (on the assumption that no harmful chemicals have been absorbed by the paper towel).

Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Pens and pencils NA Council Centre Recycling Unit. Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Perspex NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Pesticides NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Petrol NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Photocopiers If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Resource Work Cooperative. NA
Photos and negatives NA NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA NA
Picture frames If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Pill packets (empty) NA Kerbside Recycling Bin (if made only from Aluminium). Place in Kerbside Waste Bin (if made from plastics or composites).
Pipes (Polyethylene/clay) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Pizza boxes NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Plants If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Plasterboard If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, rop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Plastic bags (including shopping bags and ziplock bags) NA RedCycle Program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths) If not placed in RedCycle bin, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Plastic bottles and containers (using Plastic ID numbers)    Plastic bottles and containers with identification numbers from 1 to 6 can be placed in the Kerbside Recycling Bin. Plastic objects that are bottles or containers greater than 20 l, or plastic objects that are not bottles or containers, cannot be processed by our Recycling Facility due to sorting equipment design.  
Plastic cards (expired credit cards) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Plastic drink containers NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Plastic food containers (chinese food containers/ice cream containers) NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin. NA
Plastic household cleaning product containers (empty) NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Plastic plant pots (including plastic seedling containers) NA Kerbside Recycling Bin (no pots larger than a milk crate). NA
Plastic storage containers (large) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. Kerbside Recycling Bin (If unusable, break into smaller pieces). NA
Plastic strapping NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Plastic toys If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Plastic wrapping (biscuit packets/lolly bags) NA RedCycle Program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths) If not placed in Redcycle bin, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Plate glass (windscreen/window glass) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Plywood building material MDF (medium density fibreboard) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Poisons NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Polyethylene pipe If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable,  drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Polystyrene (foam meat trays/polystyrene packaging) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Polyurethane foam packing NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Pool chemicals NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Porcelain/pottery (cup/plates/serving platters) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Pots and pans (saucepans/baking tins/frying pans) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline 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. NA
Pyrex NA NA Place in Kerbside 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 Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission,St Vincent De Paul Society or Salvation Army. All products or material swill undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Razors (disposable) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Records (vinyl) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Refrigerators If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA
Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Rocks (large garden rocks) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Hazellbrothers to recycle. NA
Roof tiles If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Hazellbrothers to recycle. NA
Roof iron If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Rubber inner tubes (from bicycle/car tyres) NA NA If unusable, place in Kerbside 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 NA NA Contact Hazelbrothers or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Sauce bottles (plastic or glass) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Sawdust NA If sourced from untreated wood, the sawdust can be used as mulch in home gardens.

For domestic quantities of treated wood sawdust, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.

Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commerical quantities of Hazardous Waste.

Scrap metal NA If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre for scrap metal recycling. NA
Seedling containers (plastic or cardboard) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Shampoo and conditioner bottles (empty) NA Place in Kerbside 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. NA
Shoes If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Shredded paper NA Place inside paper bag and put in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Skirting boards If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Smoke alarms NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Soft plastic wrapping (glad wrap/food wrapping) NA Redcycle Program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths). Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Solvents NA NA Contact Veolia or Toxfree regarding disposal of commercial quantities of Hazardous Waste.
Sporting goods If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Steel cans (pet food tins/fruit & vegetables tins) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Styrofoam (aka polystyrene) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Suitcases (includes hard topped or fabric) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Syringes or needle collection/disposal NA NA Place in DHHS 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) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin NA
Tea bags NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin. If possible, empty loose tea into home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin as most bags contain traces of plastic.

Place empty bag in Kerbside Waste Bin.

Telephone books NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Telephones (including cordless varieties) If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative or Hobart City Mission. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Televisions If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission,St Vincent De Paul Society or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative. NA
Textiles  If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red CrossHobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed.

 

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 Resource Work Cooperative can recycle for rags.

If not reused or recycled, place in Kerbside Waste Bin or drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Thermometers If in good condition, donate to Lifeline. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Tiles (floor and roof) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Hazellbrothers to recycle. NA
Timber If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Hazellbrothers or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre to recycle. NA
Tin cans (pet food tins/fruit & vegetables tins) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Tissue boxes NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Tissues (used) NA

Place in home compost or Kerbside FOGO bin (on the assumption that no harmful chemicals have been absorbed by the paper towel).

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Toilet If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA If unusable, drop off at McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre.
Toilet paper rolls NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Toner cartridges (including printer cartridges) NA Cartridges 4 Planet Ark Program NA
Tools (hammers/saws/electrical tools) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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. NA
Toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes NA Council Centre Recycling Unit. Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Toys If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Tree trunks/stumps NA 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. NA
Tupperware containers (plastic) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA
Tyres NA McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre NA

 

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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 NA NA Bag and place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Vacuum cleaners If functional, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission,St Vincent De Paul Society or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. If no longer functional, contact Recycal or drop off at The Resource Work Cooperative to recycle scrap metal. NA
Video cassettes (and cases) If functional, donate to The St Vincent De Paul Society, Hobart City Mission, Lifeline or Salvation Army. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed.

Council Centre Recycling Unit (limit of 20 tapes per disposal)

Place cases in Kerbside Recycling Bin.

Place cassettes in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Video games and consoles If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative 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 Resource Work Cooperative for recycling. NA
Vinyl records If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Red Cross, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA If unusable, place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Vitamin bottles (Plastic or glass) NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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 Resource Work Cooperative, 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 or The Resource Work Cooperative for scrap metal recycling. NA
Watches If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, Hobart City Mission, Salvation Army, Lifeline or St Vincent De Paul Society. All products or materials will undergo a quality check before being processed. NA NA
Waxed cardboard boxes (fruit and vege box) NA NA Place in Kerbside Waste Bin.
Weeds NA 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. NA
Wheelbarrows If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative 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. NA
White goods If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative, 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 for scrap metal recycling. NA
Window frames (wood, aluminium) and panes If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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.
Wire (electrical/copper/cable) If in good condition, donate to The Resource Work Cooperative. 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 Resource Work Cooperative to recycle scrap metal. NA
Wrapping paper NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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 NA Council Centre Recycling Unit or McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre. NA

 

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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 NA Place in Kerbside Recycling Bin. NA

 

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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 NA RedCycle Program (soft plastic recycling at Coles or Woolworths) If not placed in RedCycle bin, place in Kerbside 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.