Recycling and waste disposal
Recycling collection service, tips on recycling and information about recycling on the Coast.
Architectural paint recycling
Find out how to dispose of water or solvent (oil) based architectural paint.
You need to complete an application for each load of asbestos you wish to dispose of, and submit it to council.
Electronic waste recycling
Take advantage of council's free e-waste recycling program.
Fluorescent lamp disposal
Find out how to dispose of compact fluorescent lamps responsibly and safely
Holding tank pump-outs
Council manages a holding tank service contract on behalf of domestic and commercial residents.
Liquid waste collection service
Council's holding tank service contract will be changing soon.
Large household item disposal
Private operators and community groups offer alternate services for disposing of or recycling and selling unwanted items.
Large household item waste collection directory
The Large Household Item Waste Collection Directory helps local residents find and use local suppliers offering waste collection services for unwanted items that are difficult to move.
Mobile phone recycling
Take advantage of council's free mobile phone and accessories recycling program.
Queensland Waste Levy
The Queensland Government is introduced a levy on waste received at all Queensland landfills from 1 July 2019.
Council operates many waste management facilities across the Coast, including recycle markets.
Recycling of separate loads is free or cheaper than disposal. Find out how to get the most out of council's waste management facilities.
Single use and rechargeable batteries disposal
Recycle your single use and rechargeable batteries for free.
Smoke detector disposal
Most domestic smoke detectors cannot be recycled. Ensure you dispose of your detectors correctly.