Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Cairns Regional Council area

Organic

Kerbside garden and/or food services in the Cairns Regional Council area

Below is a list of Kerbside garden and/or food services provided by your council

Domestic General Household Waste

Weekly

All Residential Properties


Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings

Twigs

Garden Prunings

Weeds

Leaves

Flowers

Fruit Scraps

Vegetable Scraps

All Food Scraps (including meat)

Additional Materials
  • General Household Waste
  • All general waste from kerbside collections is taken to the Advanced Resource Recovery Facility at Portsmith. General waste is processed into compost. Any residual waste (non-organic waste that cannot be processed) is transported to landfill on the Atherton Tablelands. - See more at: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/water-waste-roads/waste/facilities#sthash.8n7R2pW2.dpuf

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Building Rubble/Materials

    Tree Stumps

    Rocks, Bricks, Dirt, Soil or Sand

    Large Tree Trunks

  • Tyres
  • Car Batteries
  • Household Chemicals
  • Asbestos
  • Paint (wet)
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • EPIRBS

  • Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Waste Services phone 07 4044 3044 or complete our request form: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/forms/waste-and-recycling.