Annual 2020/21 Hardwaste Collection

September is 𝐇𝐀𝐑𝐃 𝐖𝐀𝐒𝐓𝐄 month at Tasman Council, please ensure you have registered your collection prior to the below dates to avoid disappointment!
Phone Tasman Council on 6250 9200
πŒπ€π—πˆπŒπ”πŒ 𝐨𝐟 πŸπ¦πŸ‘ (𝟏𝐦 𝐱 𝟐𝐦 𝐱 𝟏𝐦)
Excess or unacceptable material will not be collected and residents must remove it from the roadside
π–πžπžπ€ 𝐀 – Booking close Friday 4th September
(From Northern Council boundary at Dunalley, Murdunna, Sommers Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna through to Port Arthur, Carnarvon, Stormlea to White Beach turnoff).
π–πžπžπ€ 𝐁 – Bookings Close Friday 11th September
(From White Beach Road turnoff into White Beach, Nubeena, Roaring Beach, Saltwater River, Sloping Main, Premaydena, Koonya to the Arthur Highway).
πˆπ“π„πŒπ’ ππŽπ“ π‚πŽπ‹π‹π„π‚π“π„πƒ green waste, batteries, oil, asbestos, paint tins, building renovation and demolition materials, chemical or hazardous waste, household garbage, bricks, concrete, gas bottles, broken glass, tyres, car parts i.e. engine blocks.

Tasman Waste Collection Service

As of 1 July 2017 Tasman Council commenced a new waste contract with Veolia Environmental Services for a 5 year term.

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The routine fortnightly collection is as follows;


  • From Council boundary at Dunalley, Murdunna, Sommers Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna through to Port Arthur, Carnavon, Stormlea to White Beach turnoff


  • From White Beach turnoff into White Beach, Nubeena (including Nubeena Back Road), Roaring Beach, Saltwater River, Sloping Main, Premaydena, Koonya to Arthur Highway

Click here for a current waste collection calendar and details of what can be recycled

2.5 MiB
200.0 KiB
1.2 MiB


Image result for 240l wheelie binNEW 240L RECYCLING BIN

Council is now able to offer all ratepayers with a currently waste collection to increase their recycling bin from the current 120L bin to a 240L bin. Β If this is something that you would be interested in, please contact Council at your earliest convenience to organise a new bin and to discuss additional fees.

Tips to ensure your bin is collected:

  • Place both your recycling bin and rubbish bin out for collection the night before (Friday) or no later than 6am on your collection day (Saturday)
  • Make sure there is a distance of at least 1 metre between your bins and obstacles such as poles or trees
  • Bins must face the road with handles facing your house

All residents have a green 120 litre wheelie bin for recycling and a 240 litreΒ wheelie bin (red lid) for rubbish to be collected each fortnight.Β  Please observe these requirements to assist with your collection:

  • The 240 litre bins (red lid) are for domestic waste only, such as food scraps and non-recyclable items.Β  Do not put bricks, heavy timber or steel in the bin.Β  These materials can damage the collection equipment.
  • No paint, chemicals, liquids or motor oil.
  • Number your bin lid to protect against loss or theft.
  • Bag all items, especially dust and loose materials to prevent jamming and aviod spillage during collections.
  • Do not place rubbish beside or on top of the bin.
  • Remove bin from kerbside as soon as possible after collection.

Bin repairs/replacements:

If your bin is damaged or goes missing, you will need to advise Council in order for a replacement bin to be distributed.Β  Your first replacement bin is free, subsequent bins will incur a replacement fee.Β  Council encourages households to number your bin clearly to deter theft.Β  If you wish to apply for an extra bin please contact Council.Β  Additional waste collection charges will apply.

Where your rubbish goes:

Contents from your domestic waste bin is transported to the Copping Landfill Site.Β  This site is not open to the public.

Nubeena Transfer Station

Located at Tip Road, Nubeena there is the Nubeena Transfer Station. Β Open hours are as follows;

  • Tuesday – 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Wednesday – 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Saturday – 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Sunday – 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The following fees apply for the disposal of rubbish at the transfer station;

Waste Management – Nubeena Waste Transfer Station – GST Included


Description 2019-20 2020-21
Domestic (household) waste $17.50m3 or $3.60 bag (whichever is less) $17.50m3 or $3.60 per bag (whichever is less)
Recyclables $17.50m3 $17.50m3
Green Waste $6.00m3 $6.00m3
White goods $10.00 per item $10.50 per item
Metal, Oil & Batteries No Charge No Charge
Commercial & Construction Waste $30.00m3 $30.00m3
Tyres – cars, motor cycles (per tyre) $7.00 $7.00
Tyres – light truck, 4WD (per tyre) $10.00 $10.00
Truck tyres (per tyre) $16.00 $16.00

Southern Waste Solutions

Mobile Phone Recycling

Recycing your old mobile phonesΒ through MobileMuster is easy and free;

  • Drop them off at the Nubeena Council Offices (1713 Main Road, Nubeena)
  • Post them in using a free reply paid recycling satchel available from any Australia Post agent
  • Go to to find your nearest drop-off points or download a mailing label

For more information on why and where to recycle with MobileMuster go to

What parts of the phone is eligable?

Image result for planet ark logoΒ Printer Cartridges Recycling

You can drop off your old printer cartridges for recycling through ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark’ at the Nubeena Council Offices (1713 Main Road, Nubeena).

What Can Be Recycled Through The Program?

All inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges and toner bottles from participating brands can be placed in the ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark’ box.

This includes:

  • Mixed cartridges
  • Inkjet cartridges
  • Laser cartridges
  • Toner bottles
  • Fuser and drum units
  • Print heads and Waste hoppers/containers collectors and kits

The participating brands that are taking responsibility for the cartridges they produceΒ are:

  • Brother
  • Canon
  • Epson
  • HP
  • Konica Minolta
  • Kycera
  • Lexman

For more information visit


Empty agricultural & veterinary chemical containers (either plastic or metal) can be recycled under Agsafe’s drumMUSTER programme and turned into things like wheelie bins, pipes and fence posts.

Council holds periodic collection days at the Nubeena Transfer Station.Β  Containers cannot be dropped off there at other times.

The containers must:

  • be thoroughly rinsed out – please check there’s no chemical residue in the container or around its threads (lids cannot be recycled – different material)
  • have the drumMUSTER logo on them (either on the label or embossed in the plastic)

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Containers that are not clean or do not have the logo cannot be accepted as part of this programme.

If you have containers to drop off or have further questions, please contact John Hueston at Tasman Council:Β Β Β Β Β Β  [email protected]Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β  phone: 6250 9205

Other recycling options

Soft plastics

There are drop off points at Coles and Woolworths stores for clean and dry soft plastics (anything that will scrunch) e.g. bread bags, biscuit wrappers, packaging from toilet rolls, pasta bags, frozen food bags, lolly bags, plastic bags, old green recycled shopping bags, cereal box liners.

For a more detailed list of what can and cannot be accepted please go to:


Battery World – Argyle St, Hobart accepts all types of batteries for recycling.Β  There may be a fee for commercial quantities.

Marshall Batteries – 4 Gordon Street, Sorell accepts car batteries for recycling.


Officeworks in Hobart has a recycling programme for unwanted computers and other IT hardware.

Recycling Information Hub

There’s heaps of recycling ideas, information and even some games on the Rethink Waste Tasmania website: