Rubbish tip locations and fees
  • Last updated:
  • 23 Nov 2022
Current information and updates from council regarding check in and entry to these facilities, as per Qld Health Directive, can be found on the COVID19 page.

Council provides eight waste management and resource recovery facilities on the Coast. These facilities do not have public weighbridges. There are recycling and second hand markets at Buderim, Caloundra, Beerwah and Witta.

Visitors must wear closed in footwear at all facilities. This is a health and safety requirement. People wearing sandals or thongs will be refused entry.

Disposal fees apply:

The commercial credit account applications (DOCX, 357KB) - are for commercial/business use only. Accepted at all sites except Kenilworth and Yandina.

Note:

  • Tipping trailers are unable to be used to dispose of general waste at the transfer deck at Caloundra RRC until further notice. All loads must be unloaded by hand.
  • Vehicle Loading Cranes (VLCs) will be accepted at our Waste Diversion | Disposal Facilities for waste and recycling disposal activities excluding asbestos at the landfill tip face. VLCs shall not be permitted to unload or decant using the vehicles crane under any circumstance. VLCs shall only be permitted to tip or hand unload only. 

Address

121 Roberts Road Beerwah (map)

Tip operating hours

8.00am to 5.00pm 7 Days per week

Closed Christmas Day

Recycling market operating hours

9.00am to 2.00pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Labour Day and Anzac Day

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Syd Lingard Drive Buderim (map)

Tip operating hours

7.00am to 5.00pm 7 days per week

Closed Christmas Day

Note: No trucks with general waste unless hand unloaded. Only tipping for metal, green waste and concrete recycling.

Recycling market operating hours

Please note: The recycling market will be CLOSED Saturday 12 March 2022.

8.00am to 4.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

9.00am to 2.00pm on public holidays, except:

Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Labour Day and Anzac Day

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)


Note: All general waste loads must be unloaded by hand at the transfer deck (including tipping trailers) until further notice.

Address

171 Pierce Avenue Caloundra (map)

Tip operating hours

7.00am to 5.00pm 7 days per week

Closed Christmas Day

Recycling market operating hours

8.00am to 4.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 

9.00am to 2.00pm on public holidays, except:

Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Labour Day and Anzac Day

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Brooloo Road Kenilworth (map)

Tip operating hours

8.00am to 1.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Closed Christmas Day

No recycling market

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Delicia Road Mapleton (map)

Tip operating hours

8.00am to 1.00pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Closed Christmas Day

No recycling market

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Cooney Road Nambour (map)

Tip operating hours

7.00am to 5.00pm 7 days per week

Closed Christmas Day

Note: Truck and waste greater than 4.5 tonne not accepted

No recycle market

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Corner of Cooke and Witta Roads Witta (map)

Tip operating hours

8.00am to 5.00pm Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Closed Christmas Day

Recycling market operating hours

9.00am to 2.00pm Saturday (cash only)

Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Labour Day and Anzac Day

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Address

Browns Creek Road Yandina (map)

Tip operating hours

9.00am to 2.00pm Saturday and Sunday

Closed Christmas Day

No recycling market

Payment options

EFTPOS, credit card (no cheques accepted)

Site facilities and services

View available mulch and crushed concrete.

Facilities and services

Availability

Asbestos disposal

Caloundra
Nambour

Disposing of liquid waste - chemicals. Domestic quantities only (20L maximum) - free. More than 20 litres, disposal charges apply. 

Commercial - pesticides, chemicals and non architectural paint (full disposal fee applies per 20 litres or part thereof ) - not available all sites 

Caloundra                           Buderim                                 Nambour                           Beerwah 

Disposing of architectural paints (water or solvent based). The maximum permitted volume per residential or commercial customer is 100 litres per visit, stowed in secure containers of no more than 20 litres each. Free service. For more information please consult Paintback website. 

Caloundra                           Buderim                                 Nambour                           Beerwah 

Clean soil (cover) disposal - load must contain 90% soil or similar spreadable clean fill material (no litter, large rocks, bricks or other contaminants)

Buderim (small vehicles and car trailers only)
Caloundra
Nambour

Construction and demolition waste disposal

Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour

Contaminated soil disposal
(catchpit/silt trap waste).

Complete the special waste disposal application form and refer to the relevant Department of Environment and Heritage Protection guideline.

For help to lodge the application or for more information contact council.

For more information, please contact a waste management officer via council's customer service centre.

Caloundra
Nambour

Domestic goods disposal for re-sale at recycling markets (e.g. books, furniture)

All Locations

Domestic waste disposal

All Locations

Clinical sharps disposal. Clinical sharps (i.e. medical needles) must be in an approved, Australian Standards sharps container. Domestic customers only. Free service.

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour

Disposing of agvet chemical containers through recycling - DrumMUSTER Beerwah
Kenilworth
Witta
Yandina
Disposing of engine oils - Domestic quantities (20L maximum) accepted free. Commercial quantities (more than 20L) accepted - disposal charges apply. All Locations
Cooking oils - domestic quantities only (20L maximum) - free. Commercial quantities not accepted. Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour
Recyclables disposal All Locations
Disposing of car batteries (lead acid batteries) - car, boat, motorcycle All Locations
Tyre disposal - tyres larger than truck/bobcat are only accepted at Buderim, Caloundra and Nambour. Charged per tonne/kilogram.

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Mapleton
Nambour
Witta

Garden organics disposal – root balls, palms and tree trunks over 30cm in diameter will be charged as general solid waste.

All Locations
except Yandina

E-waste recycling (free service) All Locations
Mobile telephone recycling (free service

All Locations

Fluorescent lamp disposal

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour

Plasterboard (clean plasterboard only - no rubbish, plastic, food or beverage containers/wrappings or any other construction and demolition waste item)

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour 
 Single use and rechargeable batteries (free service)

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour

 Printer cartridges (free service) Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Mapleton
Nambour
Witta
 Recycling of X-ray film (free service)

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Nambour

PURCHASING

 

Purchasing mulch. View available mulch and crushed concrete.

Beerwah
Buderim
Caloundra
Mapleton
Nambour
Witta

Purchasing Crushed Concrete

Buderim
Caloundra

NON ACCEPTANCE

 

Council does not have the facilities for disposing of fuel or diesel. To find companies that dispose fuel or diesel refer to the Yellow Pages.