Items accepted at waste transfer stations

The tables below outline the different types of items accepted at our waste transfer stations.

For further information about each item, visit the A to Z guide to waste and recycling.

Some items are too hazardous for our waste transfer stations – see our list of Items not accepted.

Waste

Item Stations where item is accepted
Domestic mixed waste All stations

Fibro, cement sheeting and asbestos-containing material.

(Refer to Asbestos and fibro-cement sheeting for acceptance criteria)
Birkdale, Redland Bay

Recycling

Item Stations where item is accepted
Bricks and concrete

Birkdale (residential and commercial) and

Redland Bay (residential only) in vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Mass less than 4.5 tonnes.

Car batteries All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands
Cardboard All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands

Clean fill/Soil (residential)

  • Clean fill/soil is only accepted in residential vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Mass less than 4.5 tonnes
  • We no longer accept pool digs, excavations or commercially transported clean fill/soil.
Birkdale, Redland Bay
Clothing and textiles Birkdale, Redland Bay
Electronic waste Birkdale, Redland Bay
Fridges and freezers All stations
Gas bottles All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands
Greenwaste and untreated timber All stations

Hazardous waste – see Renovation and hazardous waste

Includes Emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRB) and personal locator beacons (PLB)
Redland Bay
Household recyclables All stations except Lamb Islands
Motor oil All stations except Coochiemudlo, Karragarra and Lamb Islands
Polystyrene Birkdale, Redland Bay
Paint (residential and commercial limits apply).  For commercial quantities, see Paintback website. Redland Bay
Scrap metal All stations
Tyres or tyre-rims All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands
Cooking oil - vegetable oils only Birkdale, Redland Bay

Commercial mixed waste

For commercial fees, visit Waste disposal fees and charges.

Item Stations where item is accepted

Agricultural and veterinary product chemical drums

Redland Bay

Asbestos

Birkdale
Commercial mixed waste

All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands in vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Mass less than 4.5 tonnes.

Birkdale will accept vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Mass of over 4.5 tonnes

Bricks and Concrete Birkdale
Commercial greenwaste All stations except Karragarra and Lamb Islands
Clean fill/soil (commercial quantities) None of the stations

What is not accepted?

Items not accepted at waste transfer stations