(21-04-17) Waste Management Facilities
Did you know North Burnett Regional Council operates six Waste Management Facilities throughout the region?
Waste is part of every day living and can be classified in several different categories according to the source and method of its collection.
- Domestic or Municipal Wastes – includes household waste collected weekly by Councils kerbside service; wastes taken by individuals to landfill sites, and wastes collected from cleanup days and public litter bins.
- Commercial Wastes – includes non-hazardous solid wastes produced by shops, offices, restaurants and hospitals.
- Regulated Wastes – are wastes with properties that require special consideration and handling. Special wastes may be of a commercial or industrial source and can include treated medical waste, asbestos, contaminated soil, oils, rubber tyres, batteries and any type of hazardous waste.
Depending on the type of waste you have, Council may be able to assist you with its disposal… contact one of our Environmental Health staff for further information.
The hours of operation of Council’s Waste Management Facilities are varied to suit the individual community and can be found on Council’s website.