Lakes Creek Road Waste Management Facility

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Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 7am – 5pm | Closed Christmas Day

General site information and disposal fees and charges fact sheet available.

Rockhampton Region has only one landfill. Waste from all Council's and most commercial general waste services across the region are disposed of here, plus commercial and domestic customers using the facility to dispose of waste also. The landfill is scientifically engineered to contain and prevent environmental contamination. This is why it is important to ensure waste is diverted to the correct management systems to ensure resource recovery is optimised and contamination and waste to landfill is managed correctly and reduced at every opportunity.

Lakes Creek Road Waste Management Facility (LCR WMF) site includes a Community Recycling Centre and Reuse Shop and other facilities to dispose of domestic quantities of some regulated waste like paint, motor oil and cooking oil; gas cylinders; re-saleable household items; appliances and e-waste such as computers and TVs, plus disposal and recycling options for much more, all to promote the longevity of our region's landfill and protect the environment for our future generations.

Accepted items for disposal:

Prior to the weighbridge for free drop off:

  • glass, cardboard, paper, bulk cardboard, e-waste (computers, photocopiers, TVs, keyboards), plastics (with recycling symbol, numbers 1-7), aluminium and steel cans, 20L domestic motor oil and cooking oil, vehicle batteries, 20L non-industrial architectural paint (max 100L per customer), pre-loved household items including clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac (reusable condition, acceptance is at the discretion of Community Recycling Centre staff), gas bottles and cylinders, fire extinguishers (water, CO2 and powder only), small scrap metal.

Over the weighbridge:

  • Free drop off metals - large white goods such as stoves and washing machines  (excluding fridge, freezer, air conditioner), large scrap metal, clean soil, flares and EPIRBS.

  • Fees apply: general household waste, green waste, refrigerated white goods, construction and demolition waste, inert waste (soil, concrete, reinforcing steel mix), tyres, mattresses, timber, regulated waste including asbestos containing material (ACM).