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Waste Facilities

Hinchinbrook Shire Council owns two waste management facilities. Warrens Hill Waste Management Facility is managed by Council and Halifax Transfer Station is managed & leased to NQ Employment.

Warrens Hill Waste Management Facility

This facility comprises of a landfill, transfer station and recycling facility. Both commercial and domestic waste types are accepted at this facility.

Certain regulated waste types are also accepted at this facility including limited quantities of contaminated soil and asbestos.

Contact: (07) 4777 1540

Address: Bosworths Road, Warrens Hill (Blackrock)

Opening hours: 7.30am – 5.30pm daily (Closed daily from 12.30pm - 1.00pm)

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Waste Disposal Fees for Warrens Hill Waste Management Facility

General
Type Unit Price
Commercial/Industrial Waste (general) Per tonne $78.00
Commercial - Construction & Demolition (unsorted) Per tonne $78.00
Commercial - Clean Concrete Per tonne $21.00
Commercial - Green Waste Per tonne $52.00
Domestic Waste (general) Per ute/tlr $9.50
Domestic - Clean Concrete Per ute/tlr $21.00
Domestic - Green Waste Per ute/tlr $6.50
Sale of Mulch (loaded) Per m3 $14.50
Commercial - Car Bodies each $10.50
Fees for Tyres
Type Unit Price
Motorbike each $4.20
Passenger Car each $6.50
Passenger Car (on rim or contaminated)  each $12.00
Light Truck each $10.00
Light Truck (on rim or contaminated) each $18.00
Truck each $24.00
Truck (on rim or contaminated) each $44.00
Super Single each $62.00
Tractor - up to 1000mm each $96.00
Tractor - 1000mm to 2000mm each $168.00
Earthmoving - up to 1000mm each $125.00
Earthmoving - up to 1000mm (on rim or contaminated) each $210.00
Earthmoving - 1000mm to 1500mm each $295.00
Earthmoving - 1000mm to 1500mm (on rim or contaminated) each $555.00
Earthmoving - 1500mm to 2000mm each $520.00
Earthmoving - 1500mm to 2000mm (on rim or contaminated) each $1,100.00
Earthmoving - greater than 2000mm POA
Other Tyres POA
Various Scrap Rubber POA
Special Disposal - Asbestos
Type Unit  Price
Handling Fee each $105.00
Disposal Fee Per tonne $78.00

The fees and charges listed above are current for the 2017-2018 financial year, fees and charges are updated annually from 1 July. For more information regarding Council’s fees and charges please visit the Fees and Charges page.


Items accepted free of charge:

  • Clean fill
  • Domestic car bodies
  • DrumMUSTER drums
  • Empty gas bottles
  • Household recyclables
  • Metals
  • Oil filters
  • Waste oil

Items not accepted at this facility:

  • Liquescent waste streams (or any waste capable of yielding free liquids)
  • Untreated infectious waste
  • Cytotoxic waste, sharps, S8 pharmaceutials
  • Any radioactive wastes
  • Pyrophoric wastes
  • Explosives, ammunition, pytotechnics and propellants

Halifax Transfer Station

The Halifax Transfer Station is managed by NQ Employment (NQE), a local not for profit organisation.

NQE have introduced a recycle shop where customers can browse through a wide variety of household goods, toys and tools.

Address: Rifle Range Road, Halifax

Day Opening Hours 
Monday  Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday  8.30am - 1.30pm
Thursday 8.30am - 1.30pm
Friday 12.30pm - 5.30pm
Saturday 7.30am - 5.30pm (closed for lunch 12.00pm - 1.00pm)
Sunday 12.30pm - 5.30pm

Waste Disposal Fees for Halifax Transfer Station

General
Type Unit Price
Household Waste Ute/tlr $9.50
Green Waste Ute/tlr $6.50

The fees and charges listed above are current for the 2017-2018 financial year, fees and charges are updated annually from 1 July. For more information regarding Council’s fees and charges please visit the Fees and Charges page.

Items accepted free of charge include:

  • Household recyclables
  • Oil filters
  • Waste oil
  • Metals
  • DrumMUSTER drums
  • Empty gas bottles

Items not accepted at this facility: 

  • Asbestos 
  • Tyres
  • Liquid waste
  • Grease trap waste
  • All loads transported in a vehicle with a payload exceeding 1 tonne
  • Liquescent waste streams (or any waste capable of yielding free liquids)
  • Untreated infectious waste
  • Cytotoxic waste, sharps, S8 pharmaceuticals
  • Any radioactive wastes
  • Pyrophoric wastes
  • Explosives, ammunition, pytotechnics and propellants
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