Transfer Stations and Landfills

Free Dump Weekend
25 – 28 October 2019

Townsville City Council is offering residents free domestic waste disposal at all Council waste facilities over four days from 25-28 October.

Now is the perfect time to clean up your yard and home before cyclone season. Don’t forget - household green waste and recycling disposal is free all year round!

*Stuart, Hervey Range and Magnetic Island facilities are open each day over the Free Dump Weekend. Bluewater Transfer Station is open Saturday and Sunday and Toomulla Transfer Station is open Saturday only.

Townsville Transfer Stations and Landfills

We have one operational landfill and five transfer stations that are open to the public for the purpose of waste disposal and depositing recycling. Council offers residents free household green waste and recycling disposal at all facilities, year round.

Frequently Asked Questions

Magnetic Island Transfer Station

Winner of the Transfer Stations Excellence Award (2017 Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Innovation and Excellence Awards)

View our YouTube video to find out more about the Magnetic Island Transfer Station and how council is committed to a sustainable future for waste management in our region.


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