FREE Open Days - Hard and Green Waste Days

06 Feb 2023

George Town Council is offering FREE waste days at both George Town and Pipers River to dispose of hard and green waste. To assist with the disposal, please separate your waste into green and hard waste. Proof of residency or rates notice will be required.
No restriction will be placed on the number of visits to the facility on the free days.

George Town Waste Transfer Station
Mt George Road, George Town
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th March 2023 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

Pipers River Waste Transfer Station
Parry’s Road, Pipers River
Sunday 12th March 2023 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

What is HARD waste?
Hard waste is large items that cannot fit in a regular bin and are usually quite large. Items such as white and electrical goods (tv’s, fridges, washing machines), furniture (couches, cupboards, wardrobes), building products, scrap metal and timber.

What WON’T be accepted

  • Household rubbish and recycling – waste that would normally go in your kerbside bins
  • Tyres, car bodies and parts
  • Mattresses
  • Building waste including glass, loose rubble, bricks, concrete, soil, sand and roofing iron
  • Hazardous and toxic waste eg, Asbestos, chemicals, liquid, paint, gas bottles