Recycle Right

Recycle Right

Did you know that Townsville residents recycle approximately 12,500 tonnes per year? Now it’s time to look at how we can work together to keep improving our efforts.

As well as understanding what can and can't be recycled, we ask that your recyclables are free from food and other contaminants, never bagged, and free from broken glass or other hazardous materials.

Check out the tips below to help you recycle right!

Keep out Soft Plastics

Keep the following items out of your yellow lid recycling bin:

  • All soft plastics, including bags, plastic wrapping, chip packets and bread bags
  • No degradable or biodegradable plastic bags; these belong in your general waste bin.

More recycling information

Green Waste

It’s free to throw your green waste all year-round!