A-Z list of recyclables

View the table below to find out where you can safely dispose of your recyclables.
What? Where?
Aerosol cans (empty) Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Aluminium cans Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Batteries (car) Landfills or transfer stations collection areas
Beer bottles/cans Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Car bodies (whole or part) Kelsey Creek Landfill, Bowen Landfill or Collinsville or Transfer Station
Cardboard Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Clothing Charity organisations
Detergent cartons Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Electrical appliances Collection areas at landfills or Collinsville & Cannonvale Transfer Station
E-Waste Collinsville or Cannonvale Transfer Station
Furniture Kelsey Creek Landfill or Cannonvale Transfer Station
Fluorescent tubes (domestic only - maximum of 4) Landfills or transfer stations
Glass jars and bottles Landfills or transfer stations recycle bins
Gas cylinders (BBQ gas cylinders must be empty.  Long thin gas cylinders are not accepted - contact BOC.) Landfills or transfer stations collection areas
Garden clippings Green waste area at landfills or transfer stations
Household goods Landfills or transfer stations
Ice cream containers Landfills or transfer stations
Juice cartons/bottles Landfills or transfer stations
Kitty litter Dig into your garden or landfills or transfer stations
Lawn mowers Landfills or transfer stations recycling area
Milk cartons/bottles Landfills or transfer stations recycling facility
Magazines Landfills or transfer stations recycling facility
Mobile phones, batteries and accessories Landfills, transfer stations, council or libraries (recycling boxes)
Newspapers Recycling bin landfill/transfer station
Oils (car and cooking) Please note that only oil presented in containers that customers can manually empty into Council's bulk oil tanks Landfills or transfer stations
Paper Landfills or transfer stations
Pizza boxes Landfills or transfer stations
Plastic bottles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) Landfills or transfer stations
Printer cartridges and consumables Collinsville and Cannonvale Transfer Stations or the recycling box at Kelsey Creek Landfill
Rechargeable batteries Bowen Landfill, Collinsville and Cannonvale Transfer Station, Libraries
Scrap metal Recycling collection area Collinsville and Cannonvale Transfer Station
Tyres Recycling collection area Collinsville and Cannonvale Transfer Station, Kelsey Creek and Bowen Landfill
White goods Collection areas Collinsville and Cannonvale Transfer Station, Kelsey Creek and Bowen Landfill
Yellow pages/phone book Recycling bin landfills/transfer stations
Visit Council Opening Hours and Locations to find out where the region's waste facilities are located.
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