Waste & recycling

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. Read more

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. Read 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. Read more

Waste education

Waste education support at Cairns Regional Council. Book tours, presentations. Read more

Waste and recycling facilities

Information on waste and recycling locations, accepted items, green waste disposal, free mulch giveaway, fees and charges and Council’s Buy Back Shop. Read more

Binformation

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

Waste reduction and recycling strategy

Our approach to reduce the amount of waste deposited in landfill. Read more

Illegal dumping

Illegal dumping impacts more than our environment it impacts our way of life. See it. Report it. Stop it. Read more

Drains, sinks and toilets

Everything you flush down the toilet or pour down the drain goes through our sewerage systems. Think before you flush and keep our pipes clean. Read more
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Last updated: 08 August 2019