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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
Item Where to dispose
Aerosol cans (empty) Recycling wheelie bin
Aluminium and steel cans Recycling wheelie bin
Batteries (household, car and rechargeable) Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Beer bottles and cans Recycling wheelie bin
Car bodies (whole or part) Browns Plains Landfill only
Cardboard Recycling wheelie bin
Clothing Charity organisations
Coffee cups (disposable) Waste wheelie bin only
Detergent bottles Recycling wheelie bin
Electrical appliances Logan Recycling Market
E-waste Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations
Furniture Logan Recycling Market
Food scraps Compost 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 clippings Compost bin/worm farm, waste wheelie bin
Household goods Logan Recycling Market
Ice cream containers Recycling wheelie bin
Kitty litter Dig into your garden
Lawn mowers Logan Recycling Market
Milk or juice cartons and bottles Recycling wheelie bin
Magazines Recycling wheelie bin
Mobile phones, batteries and accessories Browns Plains and Carbrook only
Newspapers Recycling 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

Paper Recycling wheelie bin
Pizza boxes Recycling wheelie bin (scrape excess cheese and toppings off first)
Plastic bottles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) Recycling wheelie bin
Polystyrene foam Waste wheelie bin (even if polystyrene displays a number, we can't recycle it)
Printer ink cartridges and consumables Browns Plains and Carbrook only
Scrap metal Browns 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 films Browns Plains Landfill and Carbrook, Beenleigh, Greenbank and Logan Village Transfer Stations

Waste wheelie bin
Yellow Pages or White Pages directories Recycling wheelie bin
Zillions of unwanted things Logan 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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