Recycling Near You - Drop off facilities for hazardous items in the Cairns Regional Council area

Hazard dropoff

Drop off facilities for hazardous items in the Cairns Regional Council area

Below is a list of facilities/centres where you can drop off hazardous items.


Babinda Transfer Station

Lot 1 Kruckow Road,

Babinda, 4861, QLD

(07) 4044 3044

wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Gas Bottles

Batteries - Car

Oil - Used Motor

Tyres

Batteries - Single Use

Batteries - Rechargeable

Paints and Thinners

Household Cleaners

Household Chemicals

Fire Extinguishers

Smoke Alarms

Pool CHemicals

Other Materials
Spray Paint Cans
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Cooking Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • 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: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/2401/Waste.pdf
  • 8:30am - 4:45pm Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (closed Christmas Day)


    Council Chambers

    119-145 Spence Street

    CAIRNS, 4870, QLD

    07 4044 3044

    wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

    Website

    Accepted Materials

    Batteries - Single Use

    8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday


    Gordonvale Transfer Station

    70523R Bruce Highway,

    Gordonvale, 4865, QLD

    (07) 4044 3044

    wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

    Website

    Accepted Materials

    Gas Bottles

    Batteries - Car

    Oil - Used Motor

    Tyres

    Batteries - Single Use

    Batteries - Rechargeable

    Paints and Thinners

    Household Cleaners

    Household Chemicals

    Fire Extinguishers

    Smoke Alarms

    Pool CHemicals

    Other Materials
    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: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/2401/Waste.pdf
  • 8:30am - 5:15pm seven days (closed Christmas Day)


    Portsmith Transfer Station

    37-51 Lyons Street,

    Portsmith, 4870, QLD

    07 4044 3044

    wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

    Website

    Accepted Materials

    Gas Bottles

    Batteries - Car

    Oil - Used Motor

    Tyres

    Batteries - Single Use

    Batteries - Rechargeable

    Paints and Thinners

    Household Cleaners

    Household Chemicals

    Fire Extinguishers

    Smoke Alarms

    Pool CHemicals

    Syringes

    Medicines

    Asbestos

    Other Materials
    Spray Paint Cans
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Oil Filters
  • Cooking Oil
  • EPIRBs
  • 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: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/2401/Waste.pdf
  • This is a Paintback site. No fee applies.
  • Paintback is a cost-effective solution for households and trade painters to remove unwanted paint and packaging. This program is the first such national program in the world to be developed and voluntary run by the paint industry. More than a million litres of unwanted paint has been diverted from landfill in the first year. # 1300 390 380
  • 8:30am - 5:15pm seven days (closed Christmas Day)


    Smithfield Transfer Station

    Lot 1 Dunne Road,

    Smithfield, 4870, QLD

    07 4044 3044

    wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

    Website

    Accepted Materials

    Gas Bottles

    Batteries - Car

    Oil - Used Motor

    Tyres

    Batteries - Single Use

    Batteries - Rechargeable

    Paints and Thinners

    Household Cleaners

    Household Chemicals

    Fire Extinguishers

    Smoke Alarms

    Pool CHemicals

    Syringes

    Other Materials
    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: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/2401/Waste.pdf
  • This is a Paintback site. No fee applies.
  • # 1300 390 380
  • 7:00am - 5:15pm Monday to Saturday / 9:00am - 5:15pm Sunday (closed Christmas Day)