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

Packaging dropoff

Drop off recycling facilities for containers and/or packaging in the Douglas Shire Council area

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


Cow Bay Transfer Station

Lot 88 Quandong Road

Cow Bay, 4873, QLD

0740999444

enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Other Materials
Please note paper and cardboard are not accepted as a comingled recycling item that is processed at the MRF in Cairns. Paper and cardboard are only accepted comingled with the treatable waste that is processed at the ARRT Facility in Cairns.

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

7:30am - 3:15pm Monday, 9am - 5:45pm Wednesday, 7am - 11:45am Friday and Saturday. Closed Christmas Day.


Daintree Transfer Station

Lot 364 Mossman - Daintree Road,

Daintree, 4873, QLD

0740999444

enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Other Materials
Please note that paper and cardboard are accepted as a comingled recyclable item and must suit collection in a 240L wheelie bin.

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

2pm - 5:45pm Wednesday, 7am - 11:45am Saturday, Closed Christmas Day


Killaloe Transfer Station

Lot 170 Killaloe Dump Road,

Killaloe, 4873, QLD

0740999444

enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

Website

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

Steel Food Cans

Steel Paint Cans (empty)

Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)

Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

Other Materials
Clean cardboard is accepted as an separate recyclable item.
  • No plastic wrapping or foam inserts please.
  • Paper is collected with other processibles (food waste) and recycled through the ARRT Facility in Cairns.
  • 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

    8am- 5:30pm Monday to Saturday, 9am- 5:30pm Sunday, Closed Christmas Day


    Newell Beach Transfer Station

    Lot 287 Rankin Street

    Newell Beach, 4873, QLD

    074099 9444

    enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

    Website

    Accepted Materials

    Glass Bottles and Jars

    Aluminium Cans

    Aluminium Foil

    Newspapers

    Magazines

    Office Paper

    Envelopes Without a Window

    Envelopes With a Window

    Phone Books

    Pizza Boxes (clean)

    Egg Cartons

    Cardboard

    Steel Food Cans

    Steel Paint Cans (empty)

    Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)

    Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

    Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)

    Other Materials
    Please note that paper and cardboard are only accepted at this site as a comingled recyclable which is processed at the MRF in Cairns. All recyclable items must suit collection in a 240L wheelie bin.

    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

    Monday & Friday 8am to 12 noon, Wednesday 1pm to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 12 noon, Closed Christmas Day