Recycling is the process of creating new products from old materials.
It is one of the easiest ways to reduce the amount of waste that is sent to landfill.
Recycling is good for the environment, the economy and the local community.
Recycling Centre sale shops
Council operates recycling centre sale shops at the Saltwater Creek Road Landfill and the Nikenbah Transfer Station.
The opening hours are:
These items CAN be recycled
Green waste - up to 4.3 or 1 tonne can be disposed of at all Council tips and transfer stations free of charge. Branches, limbs and trunks are to be no more than 1200mm in length and 400mm in diameter. Anything greater than this size may incur a disposal charge.
Liquid waste - the only liquid waste accepted for recycling is motor oil and cooking oil. These can only be accepted at the Granville, Maryborough and Tinana sites. Gatehouse staff can advise of where the oils can be placed.
These items CANNOT be recycled
For further information, please contact Fraser Coast Waste on 1300 79 49 29.