What can be taken to the tip?
Here’s what you can take to the tip during ‘essential’ visits…
- Rubbish – material you would usually put in your black rubbish bin, excess black bags not taken by kerbside collections, and bulky items like furniture.
- Green waste – garden waste such as grass cuttings, leaves, hedge trimmings.
What can I put in my recycle bin Brisbane?
- Cardboard boxes and packaging. cardboard (including corrugated cardboard) cereal boxes and egg cartons.
- Firm plastic containers and bottles. biscuit, sushi trays.
- Glass bottles and jars. beer, wine and spirits bottles5
- Paper. envelopes (including window envelopes)
- Steel and aluminium. aerosol cans (empty)
Where does Brisbane’s waste go?
Brisbane City Council has one world-class, engineered landfill site at Rochedale, where waste from Brisbane residents is buried if it can’t be recycled or reused. Waste is taken from the disposal area at each resource recovery centre to the landfill site.
How do I dispose of a dead possum in Brisbane?
Dead animal collection Phone Council on 07 3403 8888 to request the collection of a dead animal. Dead animals are scanned for a microchip at point of collection from the road or footpath. Council will contact the owner if the animal is microchipped.
Can you put a microwave in the bin?
Small Programmable Appliances, such as microwave ovens, bread makers, many coffee pots, and any other programmable appliance, cannot be placed in the trash or in recycling containers. These appliances contain circuit boards with heavy metals and must be recycled by an appliance recycler.
Are coffee cups recyclable Brisbane?
As the plastic lids of all coffee cups certainly are recyclable, and some cups are more recyclable than others. “Council advises residents that all coffee cups should be placed in the recycling bin to ensure all recoverable materials can be sorted and not unnecessarily end up in landfill.”
Where can I dispose of sharps containers in Brisbane?
Needles, sharps, and cytotoxic waste are not accepted in general waste. Residents can collect free sharps containers at Council’s major waste facilities – see the weighbridge at the entrance. Full sharps containers can be disposed in special yellow medical waste bins at the major waste facilities.
Are Brisbane tips open?
The centres are open every day of the year, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
What can be dumped in a landfill?
- Municipal Solid Waste. Non-hazardous household and commercial refuse.
- Appliances. Major appliances such as washers and dryers, water heaters, refrigerators are accepted for recycling.
- Construction and Demolition Materials.
- Clean Dirt.
- Clean Asphalt/Concrete.
- Mixed Inerts.
- Woodwaste and Greenwaste.
Can you put a dead bird in the bin?
Step 2: Place the Bird in a Sealable Bag Once you placed the dead body in the plastic bag, seal it up and put the bag in another. The Environmental Agency recommends double-bagging the dead animal to reduce the risk of attracting bugs or scavengers. Seal the bag and place it in your rubbish bin for disposal.
What do I do with an injured bird Brisbane?
To report sick, injured or orphaned wildlife, you can call one of the following organisations:
- RSPCA – 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625) The RSPCA Call Centre is open 24 hours per day, seven days per week for advice and referral.
- Wildcare Australia (07) 5527 2444.
- Brisbane Area Rescue Network (BARN) 0405 056 066.
Where can I recycle in Brisbane City Council?
Acceptable recycling and waste Brisbane City Council resource recovery centres (previously known as ‘transfer stations’) are located at Willawong, Chandler, Ferny Grove and Nudgee. Use this page to find out what you can take to our resource recovery centres.
What kind of rubbish does Brisbane City Council collect?
Council has general household rubbish, recycling, green waste and kerbside collections. Find out about bin collection in your suburb (including bin collection calendar), rubbish trucks and kerbside collection.
How many resource recovery centres are there in Brisbane?
Brisbane City Council operates four resource recovery centres (previously known as transfer stations), tip shops and a landfill site. These facilities help manage the waste and recycling needs of the city. Council has four resource recovery centres with waste and recycling facilities.
Where can I drop off my recycling in Australia?
These may be operated through local council or resource management centres. Services are free for households and small businesses, while charges may apply for larger businesses. Not all drop-off points in Australia are part of the scheme, and fees may be payable at some locations.