Recycling Near You - Drop off recycling facility in the Cairns Regional Council area

Drop off recycling facility in the Cairns Regional Council area

Below is a list of recycling facilities/centres in your area.

Gordonvale Transfer Station

Address: 70523R Bruce Highway,
Gordonvale, 4865, QLD
-17.1214370 145.8149260 Phone: (07) 4044 3044

The following items are accepted:

  • Whitegoods
  • Scrap Metals
  • Gas Bottles
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Sump Oil
  • Tyres
  • Batteries - Single Use
  • Batteries - Rechargeable
  • Paints and Thinners
  • Household Cleaners
  • Household Chemicals
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Pool CHemicals
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Office Paper
  • Envelopes Without a Window
  • Envelopes With a Window
  • Phone Books
  • Pizza Boxes (clean)
  • Egg Cartons
  • Cardboard
  • Steel Food Cans
  • Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Milk cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • Grass Clippings
  • Small Branches
  • Twigs
  • Garden Prunings
  • Weeds
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Reusable Furniture, Household Items and Tools for our Buy Back Shop
  • drumMUSTER Chemical Drums (conditions apply - visit drumMUSTER website for further information)
  • Council offers two free disposal periods for domestic green waste each year; one prior to the start of the annual cyclone season and one near the end of the wet season. Dates and locations are published on our website and in "Council Corner" in both The Cairns Post and Cairns Sun prior to each free disposal period. - See more at:
  • Spray Paint Cans
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Oil Filters
  • Cooking Oil
  • Car Bodies (conditions apply)
  • Domestic hazardous waste quantities up to 20 litres only per visit
  • Loads must be sorted and disposed in the appropriate areas as directed
  • Refer to our website for further details:
  • Mobile Phones
  • Batteries - Disposable
  • Batteries - Rechargeable
  • Mobile phones and accessories can be taken to Gordonvale Transfer Station for free as a part of the MobileMuster mobile phone product stewardship program.
  • Refer to our website for a comprehensive list of acceptable items.
  • Plastics marked with
    PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5

Opening hours: 8:30am - 5:15pm seven days (closed Christmas Day)
Fees and charges: May apply