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Waste Disposal Locations

According to their websites these businesses and organisations accept the following types of wastes. Specific details of waste material and whether household or non-household waste is accepted should be checked with the business listed. Addresses for some locations are listed uinder the table.

For additions or changes to the list, please contact us.

Item

Accepted by

Aluminum cans

Medalfield
Newport Recycling
North Queensland Recycling Agents
Sims Metal Management 

Audio equipment - phones, CD players etc), eg headphones Shred-X - Delete all data first.
Batteries – lead acid (eg vehicle) Newport Recycling
Sims Metal Management
Batteries for electrical and electronic equipment

Battery World
Newport Recycling
North Queensland Recycling Agents
Cairns libraries (domestic quantities of household batteries)
Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations
Cairns Regional Council, Spence Street

Chemical drums Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations

Colorbond Fencing

Sims Metal Management

Computer equipment -– computers, monitors, photocopiers, keyboards, mice, hard drives, back-up magnetic tapes, USB sticks, DVDs, Blu-Ray and HD DVDs, servers, floppy disks

Shred-X. Delete all data first at Townsville depot.
Officeworks (computers and parts).
Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations
E-Waste Recycling Australia

Copper

Newport Recycling
North Queensland Recycling Agents

Electrical cable

Newport Recycling
Sims Metal Management

Electrical equipment – white goods

Sims Metal Management
Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations

EPIRBS

Battery World

Farm machinery, obsolete

Sims Metal Management

Glass bottles

North Queensland Recycling Agents

Hot Water Systems

Sims Metal Management

Non-Ferrious Metals

Newport Recycling
North Queensland Recycling Agents

Packaging, food and beverage

North Qld Recycling Agents

Paint

Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations (to 100 litres)

Paper and cardboard

North Queensland Recycling Agents

Paper and cardboard, plastic coated

 

Phones

Battery World
Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations

Plastic bags

Supermarkets

Plastic bottles

North Queensland Recycling Agents

Plastic film/glad wrap/PVC film

 

Plastic food packaging

 

Plastic, rigid - bottle tops etc

 

Printer toner cartridges

Officeworks

Pots and pans

Sims Metal Management

Roofing and guttering

Sims Metal Management

Sinks

Sims Metal Management

Stainless steel

Medalfield
Newport Recycling

Taps / Plumbing

Sims Metal Management

Television equipment – TVs, video recorders, remote controls

Cairns Regional Council Waste and Recycling Transfer Stations
E-Waste Recycling Australia

Tools

Sims Metal Management

Locations

Battery World - 297 Mulgrave Rd, Westcourt
Sims Metal Management - 26 Comport St, Portsmith
North Queensland Recycling Agents - 27 Federation Street, Bungalow
Medalfield - 76 Lower Freshwater Rd, Kamerunga
Shred-X - 6/61 Hargreaves St, Edmonton
E-Waste Recycling Australia - 109 Hartley St, Portsmith
Newport Recycling - 13 Marsh St, Woree

Last update 26FEB19


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