Waste management facilities (rubbish tips)

We operate 23 waste facilities and one tip shop. Learn about materials that can be taken to each facility below.

Man emptying greenwaste from trailer
From 1 July we are introducing changes to support recycling as a priority over landfill. Please make use of our 'Waste disposal tips' below to save money when disposing of waste. These changes have been made in coordination with our Waste Infrastructure Plan. Two key areas affected are operating hours and the way fees are structured. New operating hours will also be introduced from 1 July. Changes have been highlighted in red below ...
Segregate and save
As a part of the Waste Infrastructure Strategy we analysed each of our waste facilities to identify demand requirements including population and current transaction numbers. The new open hours below have been optimised to maximise service levels and balance costs to the community, particularly at times of low demand. Additionally, the way some fees are applied are changing to support recycling as a priority over landfill. Print the brochure (22Mb, PDF designed for A4 ...
Key access facility The Emu Creek facility is locked and accessible by local residents to dispose of domestic waste. This facility can't accept waste from commercial premises or commercial operations. Only one key will be issued per residential property. Keys for this facility are available to residents closest to the facility and who don't receive a kerbside collection service (i.e. your property falls outside of the designated collection area for kerbside waste collec ...
When you're packing your vehicle and/or trailer for a trip to your local waste facility, group similar materials together. By taking a little extra time to sort your load before you leave home, you can save yourself plenty of time when you arrive at the disposal site. Consider which areas you will need to visit and load your vehicle/trailer accordingly. The last item in your vehicle/trailer will be the first to ...
Mulch is offered free to all ratepayers in the region at many of the waste facilities. It is available for domestic users only. Greenwaste that is disposed of at any waste facility is stockpiled, processed on a regular basis and made available for collection or used as mulch for rehabilitation at our waste facilities.   Where and when to collect mulch Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility (GTWMF) - O'Mara Road, Wellcamp Free mulch can be collected from the ...
The Lifeline Superstore is located at the Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility at 270 O'Mara Road, Wellcamp. The superstore offers items such as bric-a-brac, books, furniture, electrical, renovating materials and other used/second hand items. Opening days: Thursday to Sunday (public holidays as advertised by Lifeline). Opening hours: 9am - 4pm. For further information please call Lifeline on (07) 4688 3709 or 1300 991 443. ...
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