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Waste Facilities and Fees

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.

For information regarding the introduction of the Waste Levy please visit Council's Queensland Waste Levy page. 

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 Saturday and Sunday from 12.30pm - 1.00pm)

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Waste Disposal Fees for Warrens Hill Waste Management Facility

The fees and charges listed above are current for the 2020-2021 financial year, fees and charges are updated annually from 1 July. 

Items accepted free of charge:

  • Hydrocarbon Waste (Oil and Filters)
  • Batteries
  • Clean Fill - Commercial
  • Free Dump Day - Domestic
  • DrumMUSTER drums
  • Empty gas bottles
  • Household recyclables
  • Scrap Metals

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

The fees and charges listed above are current for the 2020-2021 financial year, fees and charges are updated annually from 1 July. 

Items accepted free of charge:

  • Hydrocarbon Waste (Oil and Filters)
  • Batteries
  • Clean Fill - Commercial
  • Free Dump Day - Domestic
  • DrumMUSTER drums
  • Empty gas bottles
  • Household recyclables
  • Scrap Metals

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

Virtual Vouchers

Virtual Vouchers entitle households to dispose of four loads of domestic waste (general or green waste, not exceeding one tonne) free of charge each financial year.

Residents are able to access their vouchers by showing their proof of residential address when visiting local waste facilities.

Vouchers can be used up until the end of the financial year, unused vouchers will not carry over in to the new financial year.

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