Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Recycling Recycling

Waste Transfer Stations

All of Council's waste transfer stations now have designated recycling bins for:

  • Clean plastic containers - HDPE (2), LDPE (4), PETE (1), PVC (3), PP (5), PS (6) and OTHER (7) (Recycling companies prefer PET (1), HDPE (2) & LDPE (4))
  • Clean steel cans
  • Clean aluminium cans
  • Cardboard

If you have large quantities of poly pipe, plastic bumpers or similar items to dispose of, please call Council on 1300 763 903 to discuss recycling options.

The following items are also accepted at our waste transfer stations:

  • steel
  • non-ferrous metal
  • batteries
  • motors
  • insulated wire
  • car bodies
  • oil

Green waste is accepted at waste transfer stations, and is mulched. Mulch can be purchased from our transfer stations.

Green Waste Disposal - Commercial Quantities                $ including GST
Per cubic metre                                                                       $12.00
Per tonne                                                                                $41.00

Mulch Purchase Prices
Domestic (self-loaded)                                                             $6.00
Domestic (loaded if plant available)                                         $7.00
Commercial per cubic metre (self-loaded)                                $10.00
Commercial per cubic metre (loaded if plant available)            $14.00


Paper 

The Johnstone River Community Gardens (near the Innisfail TAFE/State College off Flying Fish Point Rd) accepts paper, cardboard and aluminium cans. The gardens are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone 1300 763 903 or 07 4030 2222 for further information.

Mobile Phones & Printer Cartridges

Council has a Mobile Muster drop-off point for mobile phones at the Innisfail Shire Hall and Tully Civic Centre.  Phones can also be handed in at post offices around the region. To see other Mobile Muster drop-off points, visit the website: http://www.mobilemuster.com.au/recycle-a-mobile/

Used printer cartridges can be dropped-off at the Innisfail Shire Hall customer service desk, as well as at businesses around the region that support Planet Ark.  To find ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark’ collection points in the Cassowary Coast region you can use the following link:  www.recyclingnearyou.com.au/cartridges/CassowaryCoastQLD

Fertiliser Bags

Bring your 'Impact Fertiliser' and 'Incitec Pivot' fertiliser bags to drop-off points at the Tully, Bells Creek and Stoters Hill waste transfer stations.  Council has an agreement in place with Farm Waste Recovery for the recycling of these bags.  Please roll your bags up.

Recycling in the Cassowary Coast Factsheet

For more information please see our "Recycling in the Cassowary Coast Region - Which Items Can I Recycle? What Do I Need To Do?" factsheet.

Send-Away Recycling

Community Composting Program

Receive a $20 rebate when you buy a compost bin or worm farm