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Caloundra and Surrounds Waste Facilities

Council provides waste management facilities at Beerwah, Witta and Caloundra. These centres have secondhand recycling markets and no public weighbridge. 

Visitors must wear closed in footwear at all landfill/transfer stations. This is a health and safety requirement. People wearing sandals or thongs will be refused entry.

 AddressOpening Hours Payment Options Recycling Market 
Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre
121 Roberts Road
Beerwah (map)

8.00 am to 5.00 pm
7 days per week
Closed Christmas Day 

Cash only
No cheques accepted
Credit account [PDF 171KB]
Credit account [Word 365KB]

9.00 am to 4.00 pm Saturday
Caloundra Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre
171 Pierce Avenue
Caloundra (map)
7.00 am to 5.00 pm
7 days per week
Closed Christmas Day 

Cash
No cheques accepted
EFTPOS
Credit card
Credit account [PDF 171KB]
Credit account [Word 365KB]

9.00 am to 4.00 pm Saturday
Witta Resource Recovery Centre
Corner of Cooke and Witta roads
Witta (map)
8.00 am to 5.00 pm Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Closed Christmas Day

Cash only
No cheques accepted
Credit account [PDF 171KB]
Credit account [Word 365KB]

9.00 am to 4.00 pm Saturday

Site facilities and services

Disposal fees apply – 2013-2014 Waste Disposal Charges [PDF 106KB].

View the waste disposal fees and charges.

View available mulch and crushed concrete.

Facilities and Services

Beerwah 

Caloundra 

Witta 

Asbestos disposal

no 

yes

no 

Clean soil disposal

no 

yes 

no 

Construction and demolition waste disposal

no

yes

no 

Contaminated soil disposal  (catchpit/silt trap waste).

Complete the Contaminated Soil Disposal Application Form [Word 406KB] and refer to the relevant Department of Environment and Heritage Protection guidelineLink exits to another website . For help to lodge the application or for more information contact council's customer service centre.

This material is accepted at Caloundra Landfill although it is not always guaranteed. Various events affect the site's ability to receive this material. For more information, please contact a waste management officer via council's customer service centre.

no

yes 

no 

Disposing of batteries and tyres 

yes 

yes

yes 

Disposing of liquid waste - chemicals and paints Domestic quantities only (20L maximum)- free (Commercial quantities not accepted)

no 

yes

no 

Disposing of engine oils - domestic quantities (20L maximum) accepted - free. Commercial quantities (more than 20L) accepted, but disposal charges apply.  yes yes yes 
Cooking oils - domestic quantities only (20L maximum) - free. Commercial quantities not accepted. yes yes no
Council does not have the facilities for disposing of fuel or diesel. To find companies that dispose fuel or diesel refer to the Yellow PagesLink exits to another website .  no no  no
Domestic goods disposal for re-sale at recycling market (e.g. books)

yes

yes 

yes 

Domestic waste disposal 

yes 

yes 

yes 

DrumMUSTER 

yes 

no 

no 

Green waste disposal – palms and tree trunks over 30 centimetres in diameter will be charged as general solid waste.

yes 

yes 

yes 

Purchasing mulch. Contact council's customer service centre for availability.

yes

yes

yes 

Delivering purchased mulch  available Wednesday afternoons (5 cubic metres/full truck loads only). $80 charge applies.

yes

no

no 

Recyclables disposal

yes 

yes 

yes 

Last Updated 14-Mar-14