Waste & Recycling
Townsville Waste Services is responsible for providing solid waste and recycling services to the Townsville area.
The Townsville Waste Services Customer Service Standard outlines the rights, obligations and performance targets of Townsville Waste Services to its customers.
Kerbside refuse service runs 365 days a year, regardless of public holidays.
Remember it is your responsibility to ensure your bin is out by 6am and accessible at all times for our drivers.
Improvements to waste management include 2 x Free dump weekends, Free Green Waste and Free Kerbside Hard Rubbish Collection.
Find out the collection days for your waste and recycling bins, and how to order a new bin or report damaged bins and missed collections.
Information about what goes in your bins, other recycling options and Rub Out Rubbish videos.
Recycling at home, school and work. Learn how you can reduce, reuse and recycle from our helpful guides, brochures, factsheets and links.
Council operates a number of landfills and transfer stations, open to the public for the disposal of waste. Find out more about how you can access them and what you can dispose of.
Frequently asked questions about tipping vouchers.
The council commercial waste and recycling team can provide waste and disposal solutions for your commercial property, business or event.
Townsville Waste report cards
Report cards highlighting Townsville Waste Service's 2016-17 performance against the targets are available for review:
- Townsville Waste Services Report Card Q1 (PDF, 320.7 KB)
- Townsville Waste Services Report Card Q2 (PDF, 321.9 KB)
- Townsville Waste Services Report Card Q3 (PDF, 313.7 KB)
Report cards highlighting Townsville Waste Service's 2015-16 performance against the targets are available for review: