Recycling Near You - Drop off recycling facilities for containers and/or packaging in the Cairns Regional Council area

Packaging dropoff

Drop off recycling facilities for containers and/or packaging in the Cairns Regional Council area

Below is a list of recycling facilities/centres where you can drop off items such as Containers and/or packaging for recycling.


Babinda Transfer Station

Lot 1 Kruckow Road,

Babinda, 4861, QLD

(07) 4044 3044

wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

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)

Other Materials
drumMUSTER Chemical Drums (conditions apply - visit drumMUSTER website for further information)

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

8:30am - 4:45pm Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (closed Christmas Day)


Gordonvale Transfer Station

70523R Bruce Highway,

Gordonvale, 4865, QLD

(07) 4044 3044

wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

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)

Other Materials
drumMUSTER Chemical Drums (conditions apply - visit drumMUSTER website for further information)

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

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

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

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

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

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

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

7:00am - 5:15pm Monday to Saturday / 9:00am - 5:15pm Sunday (closed Christmas Day)