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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.

Waste and recycling centres

View a map of City of Gold Coast’s (City) waste and recycling centres below. The map includes links to each location and information about opening hours and what can be recycled. Click on a map pin to view details about the centre.

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

All community waste and recycling centres accept the following household waste and recyclables:

  • cardboard
  • comingled recyclables (yellow top bins) – aluminium and steel cans, paper, plastic and glass bottles
  • concrete (small domestic loads only)
  • domestic green waste
  • gas bottles - empty - up to nine (9) kilograms
  • general waste (including putrescible or rotting material)
  • mattresses
  • scrap metal
  • soil and clean fill (road base and clay base only) (small domestic loads only).

* Household hazardous waste such as paint, bleach, herbicides and pool chlorine can be disposed of at Helensvale and Merrimac waste and recycling centres.

Please note: City residents are not charged for domestic household waste within set load limits, however fees apply for commercial waste and other chargeable waste. Commercial waste is any waste generated from a business or commercial activity and is subject to landfill disposal fees and charges. Commercial waste is accepted at the waste and recycling centres at Stapylton (all), Reedy Creek (all) and Molendinar (commercial green waste only).

Make recycling easy when you visit our waste and recycling centres by sorting your load.

Check the boxes below to show the centres that accept one or more of the following:

* Chargeable waste – fees apply
+ Call 07 5667 5976 to confirm

  • Currigee Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    South Stradbroke Island
    More information
  • Currumbin Valley Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    1174 Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin Valley
    (nearest intersection Bains Road)
    More information
  • Helensvale Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    70 Helensvale Road
    More information
  • Jacobs Well Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    250 Skopps Road, Jacobs Well (off Behms Road)
    More information
  • Merrimac Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    Boowaggan Road, Merrimac
    More information
  • Molendinar Waste and Recycling Centre
    Resident and green waste commercial customers
    Corner Jacobs Road and Herbertson Drive, Molendinar
    More information
  • Mudgeeraba Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    Mudgeeraba Road, Mudgeeraba
    More information
  • Numinbah Valley Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    2069 Nerang-Murwillumbah Road, Numinbah Valley
    More information
  • Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre
    Resident and commercial customers
    Hutchinson Street, Burleigh Heads
    More information
  • Reedy Creek Commercial Landfill
    Commercial customers only
    82 Hutchinson Street, Burleigh Heads
    More information
  • Springbrook Waste and Recycling Centre
    Residents only
    13-14 Carricks Road, Springbrook
    More information
  • Stapylton Recycling Centre and Landfill
    Resident and commercial customers
    Rossmanns Road, Stapylton
    More information
  • Tipplers Waste and Recycling Centre
    Resident and commercial customers
    South Stradbroke Island
    More information

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