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Waste Transfer Stations

Three main waste transfer stations exist in the shire with two landfill sites and other waste disposal points throughout the region.

Opening hours

COOKTOWNMonTuesWedThursFriSatSun
Closed

7am - 4pm

7am  -  9am

3pm - 5pm

7am  -  9am

3pm - 5pm

7am  -  4pm Closed

8am - 12pm

12.30pm - 4.30pm

AYTON Mon

Tues

Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Closed

 Closed

2pm-4pm Closed Closed 11am - 1pm Closed
LAKELAND Mon

Tues

Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Closed 8am - 12pm Closed Closed Closed Closed 8am - 12pm
LAURA Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
1pm - 4pm Closed Closed Closed 1pm - 4pm Closed 2pm - 4pm


* Cooktown waste transfer station closed Sundays between 12.00pm and 12.30pm

* EFTPOS is available for minimum transactions of $10.00 (debit cards only - no credit cards) at Cooktown waste transfer station

* All waste transfer stations are closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday

 

What's free to dump?

Cook Shire residents can deposit any of the following materials, pre-sorted and separated, for free at local waste transfer stations:

Paper Cardboard
Aluminium cans Tin cans

Scrap metal (including car bodies)

Green waste
Pesticides (<5L) Lead acid batteries
Gas bottles Glass containers
White goods  Plastic bottles
Paints (<20L) e-waste (televisions, computers and computer accessiories
Solvents, bleach and detergents (<20L) Car bodies (with tyres removed)
Mattresses Waste oil

Fees apply to all other types of waste and are outlined in the latest fees and charges schedule.

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