Waste & Recycling in the Livingstone Shire

Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan Summary 

Council's vision for this Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan (WRRP) is to guide the
shire in the continual improvement of its waste management practices through innovation,education and promotion of reducing, reusing and recycling of waste streams as the key priorities.


Council is committed to providing a domestic and commercial 240L mobile bin service within designated waste collection areas in the Livingstone Shire Council area that is cost effective and innovative, incorporating strategic and environmentally responsible waste management practices that continue to meet the needs of the community both now and into the future.

For details on the fees & charges associated with waste management fees, please click here.

For Further Informationenquiries@livingstone.qld.gov.au 

CUSTOMER SERVICE STANDARDS                                                       

Livingstone Shire Council key objectives are to deliver viable waste and recycling services that satisfy the performance indicator targets.


Performance Indicator Target 
Weekly collection of domestic waste on the same day every week  98%
Weekly collection of commercial waste  95%
Fortnightly collection of domestic recyclable waste  98%
Fortnightly collection of commercial recyclable waste  98%
Missed service collection provided within two working days from notification when notification is within one working day of scheduled collection  95%
Collection services will be made available within four working days upon application by the owner  98%
Provision of assisted services within ten working days from application by the owner  100%