Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Gold Coast area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Gold Coast area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.

Kerbside Recycling Service

Fully commingled 240L recycling bin


Houses and Units

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil



Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons


Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

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)

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
Additional Info
  • Junk mail
  • Greeting cards
  • Metal jar lids
  • Clean foil trays (e.g. pie)
  • Soft drink bottles
  • Milk bottles
  • Juice and cordial bottles
  • Plastic take-away food containers (clean)
  • Ice-cream containers
  • Yoghurt containers
  • Bathroom plastic bottles and containers
  • Laundry plastic bottles and containers
  • Sauce bottles
  • Plastic detergent bottles
  • Plastic bottle tops and lids

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses


    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste


    Food scraps



    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Garbage
  • Plate Glass
  • Hose/pipe
  • Plastic furniture
  • Toys
  • Clothing or shoes
  • Dirty tissues or serviettes

  • Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Gold Coast Waste Management on 07 5667 5976.