Waste and Recycling Education

Phone 4044 8352 or contact via email council@cairns.qld.gov.au

Phone 4044 8352 or contact via email council@cairns.qld.gov.au

Council can help your school with resources, tours and presentations on waste and recycling.

The following services are available for schools:
  • 240 litre wheelie bin recycling services - free recycling service to all schools
  • Waste and recycling tours
  • Assistance to develop waste action plans
  • Information for school waste and recycling audits
  • School presentations
  • Waste education resources
Waste educational resources:
  • Council can assist schools and community groups with waste action plans and waste and recycling audit packs
  • Information to support sustainable plans for school and community groups, including education curriculum, presentations, posters and images and tours
  • Waste and recycling YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/CouncilCairns
Free waste and recycling tours
  • Materials Recovery Facility, where you can learn what happens to your recycling once it leaves your house
  • Portsmith Transfer Station, including the Advanced Resource Recovery Facility and the Council buyback shop

Note: Tours may need to be cancelled in extreme weather conditions

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Last updated: 02 November 2016