Waste & recycling

Recycle Right
Recycle Right

Council has created a mobile friendly website to assist with understanding which bin to put your items in. This can be easily bookmarked to your mobile device. More

At home tips
Reduce and reuse waste

Re-using things is great way to reduce our waste. See how and why to reduce and reuse your items instead of throwing them away. More

Waste and recycling in business

Recycling at work is not only good for the environment, but also your bottom line! Council has resources available to support recycling in your workplace. More


Find out how council can help you with resources, tours and presentations. More

Waste and recycling facilities

Information on waste and recycling locations, green waste disposal, fees and charges and Council’s Buyback shop. More


Search your suburb and street to find out your bin collection day. General waste (green-lid) bins are collected weekly; recycling (yellow-lid) bins are collected fortnightly on the same day. More

About Waste and Recycling
About waste and recycling

Cairns Regional Council waste strategy and policies More

Last updated: 31 March 2015