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


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


All Residential Properties

Accepted Materials

Grass Clippings


Garden Prunings




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:

  • 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

  • Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Waste Services phone 07 4044 3044 or complete our request form: