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Order a green waste bin and get a larger recycling bin for free!

Order a green waste bin before 30 June 2016 and you can get a larger recycling bin for free (conditions apply).

Waste management workshop
Solid Waste Strategy 2024

As Gold Coasters, we generate nearly 600,000 tonnes of waste every year. It’s a growing issue, which is why, with the community’s help, we’ve developed the Solid Waste Strategy 2024.

Solid Waste Strategy 2024
Get your green waste collected for only $1 per week!

You can now easily dispose of your green garden waste by applying for a green waste bin service.

Get your green waste collected for only $1 per week!
Upsize to a larger recycling bin

If you would like to recycle more but the recycling bin you have is too small, you can upsize to a larger 360 litre recycling bin today.

Upsize to a larger recycling bin

Waste and recycling

Waste and recycling centres

Waste and recycling centres

Find your nearest waste and recycling centre, including details about opening hours and the types of waste and recyclables accepted at each centre, using our interactive map. Grab a bargain at a recycle shop.

Look up waste disposal charges and concessions for disposing of waste at our centres, and disposal services for hazardous waste such as asbestos.


Waste collection services

Waste and recycling collection services

The City provides residential collection services on a weekly basis for general waste and fortnightly for recycled waste.

We also offer an optional green waste bin collection (serviced on alternate fortnights to the recycling bins), an extensive range of commercial waste management services, and a city-wide kerbside clean up for residents.


Find your bin day, repair/replace your bin and other online waste services

Find your bin day or request a bin repair/replacement online 

Unsure of your bin collection day or recycling week? Need a bin repaired or replaced? Use our online forms to find your bin day, create a printable copy of your bin collection calendar, request a recycling calendar fridge card or repair/replace your bin.

Missed bin collection? Complete our online report a problem form to get your bin serviced as soon as possible.


Recycling promotions

Recycling promotions

Find out about the latest promotions for our green waste collection and recycling waste collection services.


Recycling and reducing waste

Recycling and reducing waste

Find out what you can recycle in our yellow lid recycling bins, plus how you can make a difference by recycling and reducing waste at home and in your garden, in high rise apartments, at school, in business and industry, and out in the community.


Solid waste strategy

Solid Waste Strategy

Read about the City's Solid Waste Strategy, adopted by Council of the City of Gold Coast on 1 September 2015 to guide the managing of our resources for a sustainable future.

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