Recycling Right

Where does your recycling go?

The recycling truck empties your yellow lid wheelie bin each fortnight and takes your recyclables to the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) located right here in Parkhurst, Rockhampton.  Check out the video below to find out how your recyclables are sorted at the MRF.

Set up your household bins to separate waste and recycling easily

Make it easy for everyone at home to; sort it, clean it, crush it, at the kitchen sink, so you're not juggling at the wheelie bins! Download these designs to make labels for your bins at home:

Download a copy of our comprehensive list of common household items and how to correctly dispose of them - hang it in your pantry for easy reference!
Household Waste and Recycling Pantry Reference Card(PDF, 4MB)


Follow the adventures of the Recycling Heroes below and how they recycle right to avoid contamination!