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Environment

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Waste and recycling

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City of Gold Coast (the City) has a separate website called GreenGC which holds all the information our customers need on rubbish and recycling services on the Gold Coast.

If you need to find a City waste and recycling centre or check the operating hours of a Gold Coast tip or landfill, visit the the GreenGC website. 

The website has loads of information to answer your questions, including:

  • what do I do if my bin was missed or is broken?
  • what can I put in my recycling bin?
  • what happens after recyclable material is collected?
  • what is the difference between the types of plastic?
  • maybe you want to learn more about composting or how to make your home more sustainable?

Find the link to the GreenGC website below to sign up online for the new green waste bin service for $1 a week.

The City Plan policy - Solid Waste Management has been prepared to support the appropriate standards of environmental protection and public health by ensuring new development incorporate suitable waste storage and waste service facilities.

The policy provides guidelines for waste bin types and dimensions and the collection vehicle used for solid waste and recycling material for new developments.

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