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Recycling

Council encourages you to recycle household items such as glass bottles and newspapers. Check our comprehensive list of recyclables, including E-Waste, and how you can benefit from the Logan Recycling Market.

What you can recycle and where

A to Z list of recyclables
ItemWhere to dispose
Aerosol cans (empty)Recycling wheelie bin
Aluminium and steel cansRecycling wheelie bin
Batteries (household, car and rechargeable)Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Beer bottles and cansRecycling wheelie bin
Car bodies (whole or part)Browns Plains Landfill only
CardboardRecycling wheelie bin
ClothingCharity organisations
Coffee cups (disposable)Waste wheelie bin only
Detergent bottlesRecycling wheelie bin
Electrical appliancesLogan Recycling Market
E-wasteBrowns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Furniture Logan Recycling Market
Food scrapsCompost bin/worm farm
Fluorescent tubes (residents and ratepayers only - no commercial loads)Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Glass jars and bottles (put lids in waste bin)Recycling wheelie bin

Gas cylinders (must be empty - LPG BBQ cylinders only)

Long thin gas cylinders and fire extinguishers are not accepted - contact BOC.

Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Garden clippingsCompost bin/worm farm, waste wheelie bin
Household goodsLogan Recycling Market
Ice cream containersRecycling wheelie bin
Kitty litterDig into your garden
Lawn mowersLogan Recycling Market
Milk or juice cartons and bottlesRecycling wheelie bin
MagazinesRecycling wheelie bin
Mobile phones, batteries and accessoriesBrowns Plains and Carbrook only
NewspapersRecycling wheelie bin

Oil (motor) free up to 25 litres (.30c a litre after 25 litres)

Please note that only oil presented in containers that customers can manually empty into Council's bulk oil tanks can be accepted

Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations

Do not put oil in your wheelie bin as it may leak

Oil (cooking) no more than 25 litres

Please note that only oil presented in containers that customers can manually empty into Council's bulk oil tanks can be accepted

Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations (not available at Beenleigh)

Do not put oil in your wheelie bin as it may leak

PaperRecycling wheelie bin
Pizza boxesRecycling wheelie bin (scrape excess cheese and toppings off first)
Plastic bottles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6)Recycling wheelie bin
Polystyrene foamWaste wheelie bin (even if polystyrene displays a number, we can't recycle it)
Printer ink cartridges and consumablesBrowns Plains and Carbrook only
Scrap metalBrowns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Sharps or used syringes (residents only)Browns Plains Landfill
Smoke detectors (residents and ratepayers only)Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Soft plastics (plastic that can be scrunched up like cling film, plastic bags etc)Waste wheelie bin or the REDcycle bin at your local supermarket
Tyres (charges apply (PDF 50 KB))Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
White goods (don't need to be degassed first)Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
X-ray filmsBrowns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations

Waste wheelie bin
Yellow Pages or White Pages directoriesRecycling wheelie bin
Zillions of unwanted thingsLogan Recycling Market

Mobile phone recycling service

Mobile phones, batteries and accessories can be recycled in the MobileMuster recycling boxes located at the following Council buildings:

  • Council Administration Centre
  • Beenleigh Customer Service Centre
  • Logan North Library
  • Logan West Library
  • Jimboomba Library
  • Marsden Library

E-waste recycling service

Council offers an e-waste recycling service.

Both residents and commercial customers can dispose of televisions and computers at no charge as long as these items comprise the majority of the load being tipped.

Acceptable recyclable e-waste

  • All televisions, such as cathode ray tube (CRT), Plasma, LCD and Projection televisions
  • Laptops, notebooks, palmtops and tablets
  • Personal computer (PC) monitors and towers
  • Parts for personal computers - for example internal hard drives, motherboards, video cards, internal power supplies, CPUs, DVD and CD drives
  • Computer peripherals - for example mice, keyboards, joysticks, game pads, scanners and web cameras
  • Printers - for example ink-jet, dot matrix, laser printers and multi-functional devices.

Non-acceptable recyclable e-waste

Still to be treated as general waste:

  • Game consoles (such as Microsoft Xboxes or Sony PlayStations)
  • Video recorders
  • DVD players
  • Radios / stereos
  • Power tools
  • Appliances like microwaves
  • Products that have been exposed to radiation, biological or chemical hazards
  • Set top boxes

The service is available at all our sites. See Waste Disposal Facilities for locations.

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