The Burdekin Shire Council’s Schedule of Waste Management Charges can be viewed using the link below.

Bins are collected from the kerbside in Ayr, Home Hill and Brandon.

Waste can also be taken to the transfer stations or to the landfill site.

The fees for accepting waste are shown here.

Burdekin Shire Council – Waste Disposal Fees 2017-2018 includes GST

Transfer stations and landfillBag/bin up to 140L$3.50
Car or 240L bin$7.00
Small trailer$15.00
Large trailer/ute/van$22.00
Van/ute with small trailer$35.00
Van/ute with large trailer$43.00
Metal appliances non decommissioned




Landfill onlyCommercial, general and construction and demolition waste, MSW$132.50 per tonne
Lightweight plastics$102.00 cubic metre
Timber (more than half a ute load/small trailer load)$132.50 per tonne
Dead animal – large$92.00 each
Asbestos$132.50 tonne (Plus Handling Fee)
 Asbestos handling fee$4100
Low hazardous waste$132.50 tonne
Product destruction certificate$51.00
Recyclable waste
Logs, stumps over 300mm$71.00 cubic metre
Concrete requiring rock breaking (any concrete with steel reinforcement and concrete >400mm)$132.50 per tonne
Clean concrete < 400mm largest dimension and no steel reinforcement$56.00 per tonne
Asphalt/pavers/tile/brick$20.50 per tonne
Commercial cardboard$15.00 cubic metre
Motor Oil > 6L$0.20 per L
Oil filters > 3$3.00 each
Cooking oil > 20L$1.00per L
More than 5 plastic waste oil containers of any volume. Minimum charge = 1m3$30.00 cubic metre
Plastic recyclable drums$1.00 each
Plastic bumper bars$3.00 each
TyresAt cost
Car body (excluding tyres)$51.00
Other waste charges
Giru transfer station hire & bin collection$3,672 per month
Use of weighbridge$13.50 each
Collection of kerbside bins, Ayr, Home Hill & Brandon$20.00 per bin
Landfill fees when weighbridge non operational
General waste uncompacted$23.50 cubic metre
General waste compacted$51.00 cubic metre
Construction & Demolition waste$58.00 cubic metre
Clean concrete less than 400mm (largest dimension) no steel reinforcement$36.50 cubic metre
Asphalt /pavers/tile/brick$21.00 cubic metre
Timber (more than half a ute load or small trailer)$41.50 cubic metre
Concrete requiring rockbreaking$58.00 cubic metre
Asbestos$58.00 cubic metre (plus handling fee)
Low hazardous waste$58.00 cubic metre
Fee Exempt
Transfer stations
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Batteries
  • Waste oil < 6L
  • Household recyclables
  • Cooking oil < 20L
  • Oil filters < 3
  • Domestic cardboard

Burdekin residents only

  • Sorted domestic waste
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Batteries
  • Clean fill
  • Car bodies
  • Household recyclable waste

Burdekin residents only

  • Sorted domestic waste
  • Sorted timbers and clean concrete
    (not requiring rock breaking)


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