Free green waste disposal starts this weekend 19 August

Clean up the yard and take advantage of Council’s third free green waste disposal of the year from this weekend.

Residents taking advantage of this month’s free green waste disposal period are encouraged to make a voluntary gold coin donation at waste transfer stations, which will support the IFYS Foster Care Program.

IFYS has been providing foster care services to children and young people, in the care of the Department of Child Safety, since 1992.

Residential green waste can be dropped off free of charge from 21 to 29 August at the following locations:

  • Portsmith Transfer Station, 7 days, 8.30am to 5.15pm
  • Smithfield Transfer Station, Monday to Saturday, 7am to 5.15pm; Sunday 9am to 5.15pm
  • Gordonvale Transfer Station, 7 days, 8.30am to 5.15pm
  • Babinda Transfer Station, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8.30am to 4.45pm

Note: this offer is for domestic cars, utilities and/or trailers and light trucks (vehicle weight to GVM 4 tonnes). Normal rates apply for disposal of any other waste during this period, including green waste from garden maintenance contractors on behalf of residents.

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