Green Waste

Green waste loads are accepted at the following waste facilities:
  • Cawarral
  • Emu Park
  • Marlborough
  • The Caves
  • Yeppoon

Domestic Loads of Green Waste brought into Council Waste Facilities by residents is FREE.

The material must only be of plant matter and should not be contaminated with any amount of plastics or other general waste.

Commercial Green Waste Charges - Adopted 19 March 2019
All Commercial Operators will be charged the following rates:

$5.00 per cubic metre of green waste
$30.00 per tonne of green waste

Commercial Operators include:

  • Lawn Mowing / Yard Maintenance Contractors
  • Garden Tidy Bag Contractors
  • Tree Loppers
  • All other Commercial Operators

Supply and Loading of Mulch

As of 1 July 2017, charges will apply for the supply and loading of mulch. Please note:

  • All vehicles will be loaded to the legal limit - please do NOT request overloading
  • All loads are to be tarped - NO exceptions
Domestic Charges:

Supply Only (Free Loading Days or Self-Loaded) $ 5.00 per standard Ute/Trailer
Supply and Load (Non-Free Loading Days) $15.00 per standard Ute/Trailer

Commercial Charges (Subject to Availability) - NO FREE LOADING AVAILABLE

Supply and Load $15.00 per tonne

Mulched green waste and loading services are available at the following waste management facilities:
 Emu Park 1st Tuesday and
2nd Saturday of each month
2.30pm - 5.30pm
12.00noon - 3.00pm
 Yeppoon 1st Tuesday and
2nd Saturday of each month
8.00am - 11.00am
8.00am - 11.00am