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New Fees

Kingborough Council has resolved that the following new fees will apply from 1 December 2016:

Barretta Waste Management Facility

General Waste - minimum fee - waste to the walking floor $11.00
General Waste - per tonne $110.00 (applying to waste  amounts in excess of 100kg)


Bruny Island Waste Transfer Station Fee
Steel $5.00 per cubic metre
Car bodies

Not accepted

Half car bodies

Not accepted



Pensioner Discount Day

Pensioners are being offered a 50 per cent discount on marked items every Thursday in the Re-Use Shop at the Barretta Waste Management Facility.

The Manager of Kingborough Waste Services, Mr Jon Wisbey said this was one of a few new initiatives being introduced at the Shop, "We continue to look at ways in which we can improve the Shop, including special deals to benefit our customers.  Pensioner Discount Day and the Barretta Bid on suitable big ticket items as they arrive are just two offers we have introduced this year."

Pensioner Discount Day starts on Thursday, 29 September 2016 and customers must show a current pensioner card to receive the discount.


Paint Cans Now Accepted

Do you have any old paint cans gathering dust?

Old paint cans can now be disposed of, free of charge, at the Barretta Waste Management Facility.  Please see staff at the recycling area before leaving any cans.

Please note that this service is for domestic customers and commercial loads will not be accepted.