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Free green waste disposal

01/11/2014 - 09/11/2014

It’s time to “get ready” for the coming cyclone and wet season, and to clean up and dispose of your domestic green waste (tree clippings, palm fronds, grass cuttings etc) for FREE at Council’s Transfer Stations.


Remember, illegal dumping can incur a fine: it affects the environment, its flora and fauna and may affect the safety of individuals. Please report any illegal dumping to 4044 3044.

Where and when:

  • Portsmith Transfer Station, open Monday-Sunday 8.30am to 5.15pm
  • Smithfield Transfer Station, open Monday-Saturday 7am to 5.15pm, Sunday 9am to 5.15pm
  • Gordonvale Transfer Station, open Monday-Sunday 8.30am to 5.15pm
  • Babinda Transfer Station, open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 8.30am to 4.30pm


Please note: this offer is only for domestic cars, utes and/or trailers and light trucks (vehicle weight to GVM 4 tonnes).

Normal rates apply for disposal of any other waste during this period, including green waste from garden maintenance contractors on behalf of residents.

For enquiries regarding Electric or Crazy Ant quarantine details, please contact the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) on 13 25 23