Brisbane Garbage disposal, recycling and re-using

 

Brisbane City Council
Waste Transfer Stations

Click the location buttons below
to zoom in for a detailed view

Open 6.30am to 5.45pm - 7/52/365
728 Tilley Road
UBD 182 R11
101 Upper Kedron Road
UBD 137 M5
1402 Nudgee Road
UBD 111 M3
360 Sherbrooke Road
UBD 219 F9

Tip Shops run by the
Endeavour Foundation

Open weekends 8am to 4pm
46 Colebard Street West
UBD 199 D19
27A Prosperity Place
UBD 120 F5

Reverse Garbage
sells reuseable stuff very cheaply

Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Closed all public holidays
20 Burke Street,
Woolloongabba
UBD 180 A2

National Recycling Week

Monday 7th - Sunday 13th November 2016


Household hazardous waste
Free drop off days

Chandler Transfer Station
Saturday, 3rd September 2016
8am - 3pm

Ferny Grove Transfer Station
Saturday, 3rd June 2017
8am - 3pm

Nudgee Transfer Station
Saturday, 3rd December 2016
8am - 3pm

Willawong Transfer Station
Saturday, 4th March 2017
8am - 3pm

Some quantity limitations and conditions apply, please see this
BCC web page


None of the items in the list at right are acceptable for kerbside collection nor do they belong in any type of kerbside bin, buried in the ground, down the toilet, etc they must be properly stored and taken to a BCC waste transfer station

Common potentially hazardous /noxious / polluting household items
  • Batteries - Car
  • Batteries - Household
  • Brake fluid
  • Compact fluoro light bulbs
  • Dry-cleaning solvents
  • Fibre glass resins
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Floor care products
  • Fungicides
  • Gas cylinders
  • Glass and mirrors
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Metal polish with solvent
  • Motor oils and fluids
  • Paints and mediums
  • Petrol and marine fuel
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Swimming pool chemicals

Why proper hazardous waste disposal matters

Report littering or illegal dumping

Penalties for Littering and Illegal Dumping

Waste Reduction and Recycling
Act 2011 section and offence 
Maximum Penalty
in court 
PIN
receiver
PIN
amount
Section 103(1)(b): general littering   $ 3534     Individual $ 235    
Corporation $ 1178    
Section 103(1)(a): general littering if the offence involves dangerous littering   $ 4712     Individual $ 471    
Corporation $ 1884    
Section 104(1)(a): illegal dumping of waste provision if the offence involves depositing a   volume of less than 2500L of waste   $ 47,120     Individual $ 1884    
Corporation $ 5890    
Section 104(1)(b): illegal dumping of waste provision if the offence involves depositing a volume of more than 2500L of waste   $ 117,800     Individual $ 2356    
Corporation $ 8835    
Section 251: A person must comply with a compliance notice   $ 35,340     Individual $ 1178    
Corporation $ 5890    
Section 265: giving false or misleading information $ 196,137     Individual  
Corporation  

Our local creeks aren't drains and shouldn't be used as rubbish tips,
they're wildlife habitats, the water quality really matters.

Qld Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection Waste Management

Report Littering and / or Illegal dumping

Anywhere in Queensland or 'phone Litter and Illegal Dumping Unit 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

Brisbane City Council area or 'phone BCC 07 3403 8888

 

This is what happens to rubbish thrown away carelessly -
Eastern Great Egret at Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill

Egret standing in garbage - Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill

Stark comparison, an Eastern Great Egret standing in a clean Sandy Creek, Barr St Park, Tarragindi

Eastern Great Egret - Sandy Creek, Barr Street Park, Tarragindi
 

Rainbow Lorikeet drinking from Norman Creek
near Arnwood Place, Annerley

Rainbow Lorikeet - Norman Creek, Arnwood Place, Annerley

Australasian Grebe in breeding season plumage
Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill

Australasian Grebe - Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill
 

Pacific Black ducklings on Little Swamp Creek,
Thompson Estate Reserve Greenslopes

Pacific Black ducklings - Little Swamp Creek, Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes

Ducks in the rain on Little Swamp Creek,
Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes

Ducks - Little Swamp Creek, Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes
 

Eastern Water Dragon Norman Creek Arnwood Place, Annerley

Eastern Water Dragon Arnwood Place

Australian White Ibis at
Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill

Australian White Ibis - Bowies Flat Wetland, Camp Hill
 

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