Recycling Near You - Cook Shire Council


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Cook Shire Council

Each link below will provide you with recycling information for the Cook Shire 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

Recycling Skip Bins and Trailers are a user friendly and convenient way to dispose of your recyclables such as paper & cardboard, plastic containers, aluminium & tin cans and glass containers at any day or time. Poison Creek Road, Cooktown Racecourse Road, Cooktown Cooktown Event Centre Hope Street, Cooktown (next to Council's Office) Foyster Drive, Lakeland Rossville Markets, Rossville West Street, Ayton

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


Cook Shire Council

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