Molendinar Waste & Recycling Centre


Corner of Jacobs Road and Herbertson Drive, Molendinar

Opening hours

Molendinar Waste & Recycling Centre is open every day, Monday to Sunday, between 6.30am and 4.15pm, except for the dates below.

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).

Temporary operational changes

Temporary operational changes are in place due to construction work being carried out on site. The Endeavour recycling area is currently closed. Endeavour recycling customers will be directed to a temporary recycling area to unload their items. Please follow the instruction of staff and signage on site.

Vehicle weighing and registration service

This service is no longer available at the Molendinar Waste and Recycling Centre. This service will continue to be offered at the Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre and the Stapylton Commercial Waste Recycling Centre from Monday to Friday.

Accepted items

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

  • asphalt
  • car batteries (lead acid)
  • car bodies
  • cardboard
  • charity donation bins
  • comingled recyclables (yellow top bins) - aluminium cans, paper, plastic and glass bottles
  • commercial green organics*
  • concrete (small domestic loads only)
  • domestic green organics
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • eWaste
  • gas bottles - empty (up to 9 kilograms)
  • motor oil
  • paint (only eligible Paintback scheme products)
  • scrap metal
  • soil and clean fill (road base and clay base only - small domestic loads only)
  • tyres*
  • used household items in good condition accepted, e.g. furniture, toys, books and other bric-a-brac)
  • whitegoods (degassing available)

*Chargeable waste - fees apply.