A-Z to waste disposal

Here is a brief list of waste disposal options in Mackay. This is a guide only, for further details check local directories or contact Incredable Ltd.

A-Z list of waste disposal options

Aerosol cans (empty)

Yellow-lidded recycling bin

Asbestos

Paget Waste Management Centre (Fees apply)

Batteries (car)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Batteries (phone)

Return to mobile phone outlet or Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Batteries (dry cell)

Battery outlet stores or general red/ green-lidded waste bin

Bicycle

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Books, CDs, DVDs

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Building waste (reusable)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Building waste (not reusable)

Paget Waste Management Centre

Cardboard

All waste transfer stations take excess recyclable cardboard

Crockery, cutlery, ovenware, Pyrex

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Clothing, linen

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off or Charity clothing bins

Demolition Waste

Paget Waste Management Centre or commercial concrete recyclers

Electrical appliances

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Engines (without oil)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

e-waste (Computers, TVs etc.)

Visit Planet Ark’s Recycling Near You for drop off details.

Fire hydrants

Return to place of purchase

Food scraps

Home compost/worm farm or general red/green-lidded waste bin

Fuel

Return to place of purchase

Furniture (good condition)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Garden clippings

Home compost/worm farm or general red/green-lidded waste bin (preferably bagged)

Garden tools, equipment, pots

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Gas cylinders/ bottles

Return to place of purchase

Hazardous Chemicals

Refer to recycling services in local directories for licensed operators

Light bulbs

Refer to recycling services in local directories or general red/green-lidded waste bin

LPG tanks - Cars

Return to place of purchase

Mattresses (good condition)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Mobile phones

Return to mobile phone outlet or Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Motorcycles and parts

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Mowers

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Nappies

General red/green-lidded waste bin

Oil (car) (less than 20 litres)

Paget Waste Management Centre

Oil (car) (over 20 litres)

Refer to recycling services in the local directories

Oil (cooking)

Refer to recycling services in the local directories

Paint – as per the PaintBack scheme

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Paint tins (empty or dry)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Plastic bags

Shopping centre collection bins or general red/green-lidded waste bin

Recreational equipment

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Reusable goods

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Scrap metal

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Scuba diving tanks and equipment

Return to the place of purchase

Syringes

Disposal receptacles available at designated pharmacies (AFS Nebo Road, Day & Night Sydney Street)

Telephone book          

Yellow–lidded recycling bin

Timber – good condition

Incredable Ltd/or Visit Planet Ark’s Recycling Near You for other recyclers

Tyres with or without rims

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off – Not commercial quantities (fees apply)

White goods

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off

Window glass (broken)

Red/general green-lidded waste bin

Window glass (unbroken)

Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off