Scenic Rim Regional Council provides many waste services for households. These services include:
- Recycling collection
- Garbage collection
- Waste disposal sites/facilities
- Information on minimising waste and recycling
Scenic Rim Regional Council provides residents (within collection areas) with a 240 litre waste bin (serviced weekly) and a separate 240 litre bin with a yellow lid for recycling (serviced fortnightly). The recycling materials are then transported to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for sorting. The recycled materials are sent to various enterprises and are manufactured into new products.
Other collection services:
Council provides a limited variety of other waste recycling services such as:
- Commercial waste services
- Commerical recycling services (from 1 July, 2010)
- Street and park bin services
- Collection of dead animals
Please place in your recycle bin:
- glass bottles and jars
- steel cans, including aerosol cans
- plastic bottles and containers
- newspaper, cardboard, magazines and advertising brochures
- aluminium cans
- juice and milk cartons
- lids from bottles and jars
Do no place in your recycle bin:
- food scraps
- garden waste
- plate glass/heat resistant glass
- plastic bags
- household waste
- building materials
- oil, acid or other chemicals
N.B. Do not place your recyclables in plastic bags. Recyclable materials should be placed loosely in your recycle bin.
Disposal and Facilities
Fees are charged for the use of council's waste disposal facilities. Residents of the Scenic Rim region can dispose of up to 1m³ of general waste and up to 1m³ of green waste, free of charge.
Council operates a number of waste transfer stations throughout the region.
Recycling at our waste disposal sites
Recyclable items can be placed in designated areas of our landfill and transfer stations, mostly free of charge. Check out what can be recycled at our waste transfer stations.
Waste transport services
Council has a list of approved operators who pump out septic tanks, sullage tanks, holding tanks, grease traps and chemical toilets. Separate companies also take away pathological waste, and some provide skip bins.
ChemClear Agvet Chemical Collection Registration
Registration for the collection of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals is now open for residents of Scenic Rim. Only registered chemicals will be collected. Registrations close 28 April with the collection due to occur in June 2017. The collection site will be announced after the registration period has closed. For information on eligibility or to register your chemicals, contact ChemClear on 1800 008 182 or www.chemclear.com.au. Alternatively you may contact Council's Waste Services on 5540 5111.
Council accepts asbestos only at its central landfill. It is accepted by prior arrangement/approval. all asbestos must be wetted down and securely bagged in thick plastic bags.