Clean polystyrene disposal
  • Last updated:
  • 09 Apr 2019

Sunshine Coast Council now accepts clean polystyrene for recycling at the following resource recovery centres: Buderim RRC and Caloundra RRC. This is a free service. A daily limit of one cubic metre per customer applies.

Please note that only clean polystyrene is accepted. It must be free from contamination by any substance foreign to the polystyrene. No food grade or construction material. The table below summarizes the types of polystyrene accepted for recycling at council’s sites listed above.

Accepted for recyclingImage Field ClosedMust be disposed to landfill
Clean polystyrene used as packaging of electronic equipment, furniture or equivalent. Polystyrene that has been in contact with food, construction materials, dust or humidity.