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All you need to know about waste

From our FOGO initiative to what's happening with the Jackson Street Landfill and our recently revised Waste Management Strategy, you can find it all here.

To find out if the Jackson Street Landfill is currently open, please visit this website for real-time updates:

Plus some tips and tricks on how you can reduce, reuse and recycle!


FAQ - FOGO Exemption Policy

FAQ - Landfill Extension

FAQ - Household Waste in Glenorchy (link to GCC website)

What goes where? Handy Guide to Waste and Recycling

Hard to Recycle Items? Local Drop Off Locations

Tips - Keeping your FOGO caddy and wheelie bin clean

Tips - Reducing Food Waste - template meal plan

Tips - Plastic Free Storage

Tips - Repurpose your clothes!

Tips - Make your own Beeswax Wraps

Tips - Make your own cleaning products

Fact Sheet - New 3rd Waste Bin (FOGO)

Fact Sheet - Kerbside Recycling

Fact Sheet - Glenorchy Landfill Extension

Recycle Coach - Glenorchy Council's free app with handy reminders on waste collections, public holidays and free tip days (external site)

When is my waste and recycling collection day? Zoom in to find your street (GCC online map)

Watching our Waste (video, 1min 20sec)

FOGO Public Information Session with Auslan translation (GCC YouTube video, 6min 52sec)

FOGO - Meet your kitchen caddy! Handy tips (GCC YouTube video, 54 sec)

FOGO - Meet your FOGO wheelie bin! Handy tips (GCC YouTube video, 36 sec)

FOGO - What happens to FOGO waste? (GCC YouTube video, 42 sec)

Waste Education Workshops for the community and other Council waste inititiatives

Glenorchy's Waste Management Strategy (2019 revision)

Currently all GCC waste services are operating as usual, please check the Jackson Street Landfill webpage to see if the tip is open or closed due to weather: