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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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Reedy Creek Community Waste and Recycling Centre

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

30 July 2020

  1. Every second bay at our Waste and Recycling Centres (WRCs) remain closed. This is to ensure safe social distancing measures. Visitors may experience delays.
  2. Residential green waste will ONLY be accepted at WRCs with 'Green waste drop and go' which includes Coomera, Molendinar, Merrimac and Reedy Creek.
  3. e-waste is only accepted at Helensvale, Molendinar, Merrimac and Reedy Creek WRCs.
  4. Reedy Creek Recycle Market and The Endeavour Shop at Southport reopened in June.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation. For the latest update on the City's response and changes to services, visit

Please note: This facility is for residential customers and is a separate site to the Reedy Creek Commercial Landfill.


Recycle Street

An exciting new recycling experience is now available at the Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre. Recycle Street will make recycling easier as part of the City's ongoing commitment to improve the Gold Coast's environmental footprint.

Opening hours

This community waste and recycling centre is open every day except for Christmas Day and Good Friday. Reedy Creek Commercial Landfill is closed on all public holidays.

Please see the table below for opening hours for this centre.

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

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

Reedy Creek Recycle Market (tip shop) is located at this community waste and recycling centre. It is operated for the City by the Endeavour Foundation and has its own opening hours. Please visit our Reedy Creek Recycle Market page for more information.

The vehicle weighing and registration service is only available at the Reedy Creek Waste and Recycling Centre from Monday to Friday. This service is no longer available at the Molendinar Waste and Recycling Centre.

Contact us

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

Accepted items

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

Entry of Reedy Creek waste and recycling centre Reedy Creek market
  • car batteries (lead acid)
  • cardboard
  • charity donation bins
  • comingled recyclables (yellow top bins) - aluminium cans, paper, plastic and glass bottles
  • commercial waste* (small vehicle loads)
  • commercial green waste*
  • concrete (small loads only)
  • cooking oil (up to 20 litres)
  • domestic green waste
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • eWaste
  • gas bottles - empty (up to 9 kilograms)
  • mattresses
  • 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*
  • whitegoods (degassing available).

*Chargeable waste - fees apply.

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