Urban Salvage

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Urban Salvage is an intiative supported by Resource Work Cooperative to assist in waste minimisation for builders in the Greater Hobart area.

We are currently seeking suitable demolition sites to trial our Urban Salvage Service on a bigger scale!

Resources We Collect:


  • Aluminium
  • Lead
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Heacy Steel
  • Electrical Wire
  • Batteries

Building Materials

  • Timber
  • Whole bricks
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Roofing
  • i-beams

Furniture and fittings

  • Desks
  • Chairs
  • Lounges
  • Electrical Items
  • Computers
  • Electronic waste
  • Servers
  • Lights and light fittings
  • Kitchen appliances

Resources we don't collect


  • Light Steel

Building material

  • No contaminated material
  • Asbestos
  • Mould
  • Chemical damage


  • Old office desks
  • Broken furniture

Electrical items

  • non-working items (except for computers)
  • Items with damaged leads

For more info or to participate please concact Resource on

Email: resource@resource.coop

Call: 62233891