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Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Launceston area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.

Kerbside Recycling Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid


All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil



Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons


Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

All plastic bottles and containers

PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5 PS Plastic Containers marked with # 6 Other Plastic Containers marked with # 7

Materials Not Accepted

Plastic Bags

Bubble Wrap

Polystyrene Foam

Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

Light bulbs

Garden organic waste


Food scraps



Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Recycling in plastic bags
  • Take away coffee cups

  • Recycling Tips

    Plastic bags, plastic film and other soft plastics can be left in soft plastic bins at major supermarkets to be recycled. They can also be left at the Waste Transfer Station at Cavalry Rd, Mowbray (no charge for this service).

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact City of Launceston on 03 6323 3000.