Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Toowoomba Regional Council area

Kerbside Recycling Services in the Toowoomba Regional Council area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.

Kerbside Recycling Service

Recycling Container:

240L co-mingled recycling bin - yellow lid

Collection Frequency:


Available to:

Residential Properties within the designated collection area

Materials Collected:

  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Aluminium Foil
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Office Paper
  • Envelopes Without a Window
  • Envelopes With a Window
  • Phone Books
  • Pizza Boxes (clean)
  • Egg Cartons
  • Cardboard
  • Steel Food Cans
  • Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Milk cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • All plastic bottles and containers
    PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5 PS Plastic Containers marked with # 6 Other Plastic Containers marked with # 7

Other information

The following items are NOT collected in your Kerbside Recycling Service(s):

  • Plastic Bags
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Polystyrene Foam
  • Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware
  • Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses
  • Mirrors
  • Light bulbs
  • Garden organic waste
  • Pot plant buckets/containers
  • Nappies
  • Food scraps
  • Batteries
  • Syringes/Needles
  • E-Waste such as computers and TVs
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Kitty Litter
  • Rocks
  • Dead Animals
  • General Dirt
  • Window glass
  • Plastic wrap
  • Plastic packaging such as chip bags, muesli bar wrappings and bread bags
  • Gas Bottles

Recycling Tips

Place all your recycling LOOSE in your recycle bin. Do not place recycling in plastic bags Recycle all plastics, steel and aluminium cans, milk and juice cartons, paper and light cardboard. Remove lids from containers and rinse them in used dish washing water before placing them in the back section of the bin. Place the metal lid inside steel container and squeeze the top together.

Replacement Recycling Container

If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Toowoomba Regional Council on 131 872.