Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Launceston area


Kerbside garden and/or food services in the City of Launceston area

Below is a list of Kerbside garden and/or food services provided by your council

Food Organics and Garden Organics Collection

240L Bin with the Lime Green Lid


Residential properties (for both owners & renters) in Urban LST & Lilydale. This is an opt in service. Contact the City of Launceston to register.

Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Small Branches


Garden Prunings




Fruit Scraps

Vegetable Scraps

All Food Scraps (including meat)

Paper and Cardboard

Materials Not Accepted

Household Garbage

Plastic Bags/Bin Liners

Tree Stumps

Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

Painted, Stained or Chemically Treated Timber

Large Tree Trunks

  • Plastic bags(even if marked compostable or biodegradable)

  • Organic Recycling Tips

    Line your kitchen caddy with paper (please, no plastic bags). Food scraps and meat waste can be wrapped in paper and frozen until bin day which will reduce smells.

    Replacement Recycling Container

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