Recycling Near You - Cairns Regional Council


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Cairns Regional Council

Each link below will provide you with recycling information for the Cairns Regional Council area. Using any of these services can help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and ensure you place the right thing in the right bin.


Electronic Items
May include computers, televisions and more.
Large Recyclable Items
May include white goods, scrap metals, concrete, bricks etc.
Containers and/or Packaging
Items may include paper and cardboard, aluminium and steel cans, glass bottles, plastic containers etc.
Hazardous Materials
Items may include gas bo ttles, paints, tyres, vehicle and appliance batteries, contaminated fuels etc.
Worm Farms and Compost Bins
Learn how to turn your food and scraps into great compost.
Empty/Chemical Drums
Details of how to correctly dispose your unwanted chemical drums.

Events & Notices

Contaminating recycling with gas bottles, dirty nappies, sharps and hazardous waste can be harmful and dangerous to the people who sort out your recycling at our Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). Please consider the safety of our MRF crew. Check out our Youtube video clips

There are currently no events. Information is being updated regularly, please check back again for new listings.


Cairns Regional Council

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