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Waste and recycling on the Gold Coast

Information about waste and recycling services on the Gold Coast is available in one central location.

Commercial waste management

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City of Gold Coast (City) offers businesses an extensive range of waste management services. These include kerbside commercial waste, commingled recycling and green waste collections, and landfill access for recycling or disposal of commercial and industrial waste.

The City is able to provide waste and recycling collection services to any commercial property within the service area of the Gold Coast. Waste and recycling services can also be arranged for special events.

Bulk bin 600 litres

Types of bins available

There are three types of bins available:

  • wheelie bins
  • bulk containers
  • roll-on, roll-off (RORO) containers

Bins are available in a range of sizes:

Bulk bin dimensions (includes wheels and pockets)

Size Length Width Height
Size 1: 660 litre plastic bin 1420 millimetres 780 millimetres 1210 millimetres
Size 2A: 750 litre steel bin 1720 millimetres 900 millimetres 1060 millimetres
Size 2: 1000 litre steel bin 1720 millimetres 900 millimetres 1050 millimetres
Size 3: 1100 litre plastic bin 1420 millimetres 1100 millimetres 1270 millimetres
Size 4A: 1500 litre plastic bin 2025 millimetres 1300 millimetres 1110 millimetres
Size 4: 1500 litre steel bin 2040 millimetres 1050 millimetres 1220 millimetres
Size 5A: 2000 litre steel bin 2040 millimetres 1180 millimetres 1430 millimetres
Size 5: 2250 litre steel bin 2020 millimetres 1450 millimetres 1340 millimetres
Size 6: 3000 litre steel bin 2040 millimetres 1450 millimetres 1590 millimetres

Wheelie bin dimensions

Size Length Width Height
140 litre capacity 615 millimetres 505 millimetres 915 millimetres
240 litre capacity 730 millimetres 550 millimetres 1060 millimetres
360 litre capacity 865 millimetres 650 millimetres 1100 millimetres

Ordering bin services

If your business or body corporate would like to set up a new waste, recycling or green waste collection service with the City or you want to alter your existing service, you can download the Commercial and / or shared bin application form. Technical officers are available to help you assess your needs onsite by calling 07 5581 6799. A completed Liability waiver form is also required to complete the application.

Temporary waste and recycling collection services can also be requested. Businesses can order additional services for a period of up to three months by completing the Additional Bin Services form. Waste and recycling bins required for an event or function can otherwise be ordered by event organisers using the pre-paid functions and events form.

Find the link to the application forms below.

Commercial waste services

Commercial waste wheelie bins can be serviced up to seven days per week. Wheelie bin sizes are 140 litre, 240 litre, and 360 litre.

Bulk waste containers of various sizes can be serviced as required, up to seven days per week. 

Roll-On Roll-Off (RORO) containers are for waste only, and can be serviced as required, up to seven days per week. RORO waste container sizes are 10, 15, 20, and 23 cubic metres.

Bulk waste bin cleaning services are also available on application. Compacted Bulk Waste Services and Compacted RORO Services can also be arranged, but users of such services must provide their own waste compactor and waste bin. Call us on 07 5581 6799 for competitive rates for waste and recycling services.

Find the link to the Bulk waste bin cleaning services application form below.

Commercial recycling services

The City is committed to diverting waste from landfill and encourages the recycling of suitable materials where possible. Recycling is not only good for the environment, but can assist you to make considerable savings on your waste removal bill.

Types of items that can be collected for recycling include:

  • glass jars and bottles (no other glass items are acceptable)
  • rigid plastic containers (excluding styrofoam)
  • aluminium cans, steel cans and aerosols
  • clean cardboard, newspapers, magazines and cartons

A commercial recycling service can be provided by the City for 140 litre, 240 litre or 360 litre wheelie bins.

Bulk recycling containers of various sizes are also available. Call us on 07 5581 6799 for information on possible collection frequency.

Bulk recycling bin cleaning services are also available on application.

Find the link to the Bulk waste bin cleaning services application form below.

To find out more about these services please contact Waste Management on 07 5581 6799.

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