Bass Highway, SMITHTON TAS 7330
Phone: (03) 6452 4896
Hours of Operation - Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day
Council's waste transfer station is located at White Hills, on the Bass Highway approximately 2 km east of Smithton.
What Services are available?
The transfer station uses large bins, which take domestic and other wastes that can be manually handled. Other containers are provided for recycling of glass and some plastics, e-waste, properly rinsed chemical containers, white goods (fridges etc), batteries, tyres, and vegetable oils. Green waste can also be disposed of on site.
Recycling is available at the transfer station. There are no charges for use of this facility.
Materials that cannot be disposed of include: hazardous materials (such as contaminated soil, etc), liquids, and other "controlled" wastes. Contact Council for advice on disposal of these materials, or with any questions. State Government information on waste is available click here
The site operates using a token system, and these are provided upon payment of rates. If no tokens are available, waste can still be disposed of for set fees (see below)
Trailer sizes can be confirmed here: White Hills Trailer Handout (73 kb)
If you have not received your coupons, the appropriate form can be down loaded here: Waste Coupon Replacement Application(748 kb)
Tipping is supervised by the Transfer Station contractor who collects the coupon or fee upon entry. This allows direct supervision of the dumping and ensures the facility is not abused and inappropriate waste is not dumped.
In cases of after hours emergency such as fire, hazardous waste incident, break-in, property damage (where site security is compromised) the Director Infrastructure and Development Services can be contacted on (03) 6452 4800 for all emergency numbers.
Coupon Values and Disposal Fees
Unit fee per coupon incl. GST
Car boot/station wagon
Ute/small trailer (level)
Large trailer/1 tonne truck
Other vehicles (per cubic metre)
Tyres - car
- light truck
- truck/small tractor
Green waste only (per cubic metre)
Building rubble (per cubic metre) vehicles < 2.5 tonne GVM
Asbestos (1m2) domestic use only
|Monday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Tuesday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Wednesday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Thursday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Friday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Saturday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Sunday||10:00AM - 04:00PM|
|Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.|