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Where are my local waste disposal sites and when are they open?

George Town Council operates two waste transfer stations.  These are located at Mr George Road, George Town and Parry's Road, Pipers River.

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Mt George Road, George Town
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Parry's Road, Pipers River
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Council landfill sites must meet the requirements of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 and associated regulations as well as the Public Health Act 1997 . They also provide convenient disposal facilities to households, businesses and industry.

Issues associated with managing landfill sites include the management of hazardous waste and preventing any impact off-site, including the discharge of waste-water or odour, vermin and visual impacts. There is also the issue of rehabilitating sites after they are no longer used for landfill. DPIWE has published a number of guidelines on how landfill sites and waste transfer stations should be operated.

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