Lakes Creek Road Waste Management Facility


Lakes Creek Road Waste Management Facility includes the only landfill for waste disposal in the Rockhampton Region.
Commencing operation in 1983.

Address: 152 Lakes Creek Road, Rockhampton Q4701
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 7am – 5pm
Closed Christmas Day
Contact Us through Council Customer Service:

Phone: (07) 4932 9000 or 1300 22 55 77

Trendy Trash Store located onsite
Opening hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8am - 4pm
Closed Christmas Day


Accepted items for disposal:

Recycling Area prior to the weighbridge for free drop off:

  • glass, cardboard, paper, bulk cardboard, e-waste (computers, photocopiers, TVs, keyboards, printer cartridges, mobile phones), plastics (with recycling symbol, numbers 1-7), aluminium and steel cans, 20L domestic motor oil and cooking oil, vehicle batteries, architectural paint, pre-loved household items including clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac (reusable condition, acceptance is at the discretion of Trendy Trash staff), flares and EPIRBS, gas bottles and cylinders, fire extinguishers (water, CO2 and powder only), small scrap metal, small white goods (microwave).

Over the weighbridge:

  • Free drop off in Resource Recovery Areas: green waste, large white goods (fridge, freezer, air conditioner, stove, washing machine), large scrap metal, clean soil
  • Fees apply: general household waste, construction and demolition waste, inert waste (soil, concrete, reinforcing steel mix), tyres, mattresses, timber, regulated waste including Asbestos Containing Material.
Mulched green waste

Mulched green waste is available for free to residents to improve the quality of their gardens. Free mulched green waste is limited to a large trailer load or up to five tonnes per project, subject to stock level and availability, and must be self-loaded. Currently located behind Trendy Trash Store - drive through the Recycling Area to access.