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Recycling just one aluminium can saves enough energy to run a television set for three hours!

Council is committed to reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by offering and promoting recycling options at low or no cost to ratepayers.

Recycling suitable waste materials into new products reduces the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduces energy usage, reduces air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for conventional waste disposal methods.

Find out more about:

Compost Bins and Worm Farms

Mulch and Compost

Recycling Facilities


ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588