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. PLEASE NOTE: Customers are advised that acceptance of items dropped off at Incredable Ltd is subject to the discretion of staff.

Rural Transfer Stations accept
  Lead acid batteries Petroleum waste oilTyres Card-
board
Recyc-
lables
Green waste Steel Drum
MUSTER containers
Plastic fertiliser bagsBatteries (auto-
motive)
Paget
Koumala

   
Sarina
Haypoint   
Otterburn  

Gargett
Eungella

  
Seaforth
Kolijo

Bloomsbury

A-Z list of waste disposal options
Aerosol cans (empty) Yellow-lidded recycling bin
Air conditioners Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off
Aluminium Can Ring Pulls Contact Ring Pull Association Inc (eg Rockhampton branch)
Asbestos Paget Waste Management Centre (Fees apply)
Batteries (automotive) Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off
Batteries (phone) Return to battery outlet stores
Batteries (dry cell) Return to battery outlet stores such as Officeworks
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
E-cigarettesTake to Mackay Base Hospital
Electrical appliances Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs or beacons) Contact Maritime Safety Queensland for disposal options (General enquiries (business hours): 07 4944 3700)
Engines (without oil) Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off
e-waste (Computers, TVs etc.) Incredable Tip Shop drop off
Drums – DrumMusterOnly eligible containers. Triple rinse including lids
Fire extinguishers Incredable take fire extinguishers from households or check with your local fire station for other possible disposal options
Flares (expired) Mackay Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
Fluorescent tubes Incredable Tip Shop - Drop off
Foam polystyrene General red/green-lidded waste bin
Food scraps Home compost/worm farm or general red/green-lidded waste bin
Fuel - Contaminated Take to Cleanaway. Fees apply for disposal of contaminated diesel, unleaded and E10.
Fuel - Uncontaminated Use fuel in an appropriate vehicle or machine
Fuel containers Take off lid to air dry once empty. Take to Incredable Tip Shop if in good condition; otherwise dispose of at transfer stations when empty and air dried.
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 Incredable Tip Shop – BBQ gas cylinders only. Return all others to place of purchase
Hazardous Chemicals Refer to recycling services in local directories for licensed operators
Light bulbs General 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. Drain oil and fuel prior to taking or drain off fuel at transfer station fuel bays
Nappies General red/green-lidded waste bin
Oil (car) Pour into designated disposal tanks at transfer stations. 20 litres maximum.
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 REDCycle bins outside Coles and Woolworths
Plastic lids Collect and donate to Lids4Kids – Details on Facebook.
Printer cartridges Return to office supply stores that participate in recycling
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
Smoke Detectors Up to 10 smoke detectors can be placed in general waste bins or taken to transfer stations
Spectacles Specsavers and Lions Clubs
Syringes Disposal receptacles available at designated pharmacies (rear parking area AFS Pharmacy - Nebo Road, West Mackay)
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 (fees apply) – Not commercial quantities
White goods Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off
Window glass (broken) Red/general green-lidded waste bin
Window glass (unbroken) Incredable Tip Shop – Drop off