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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.

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Jacobs Well Waste and Recycling Centre

Location details

Opening hours

Days Times
Monday 7am - 4.50pm
Tuesday 7am - 4.50pm
Wednesday 7am - 4.50pm
Thursday 7am - 4.50pm
Friday 7am - 4.50pm
Saturday 7am - 4.50pm
Sunday 7am - 4.50pm

The City’s waste management facilities experience peak demand between 10am and 2pm. Avoid delays by timing your visit outside these times.

Dates closed

  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Day

Contact us

Phone: 07 5667 5976 from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Accepted items

The Jacobs Well Waste and Recycling Centre accepts general waste and recycles the following items:

  • Car batteries (lead acid)
  • Cardboard
  • Charity donation bins
  • Comingled recyclables (yellow top bins) - aluminium cans, paper, plastic and glass bottles
  • Concrete (small domestic loads only)
  • Domestic green waste
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • Gas bottles - empty (up to 9 kilograms)
  • Motor oil
  • Scrap metal
  • Soil and clean fill (road base and clay base only - small domestic loads only)
  • Whitegoods (degassing available)

The Centre does not accept commercial or work waste. Commercial waste is accepted at the waste and recycling centres at Stapylton (all), Reedy Creek (all) and Molendinar (commercial green waste only).

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