Waste Management Facilities
Transfer Stations and Landfill Operating Hours
Burdekin Shire Council have one operational landfill and four transfer stations that are open to the public for the purpose of waste disposal and depositing recycling.
Council offers free disposal for the majority of household waste for Burdekin residents only.
To take advantage of this you must separate the waste from the recyclable items.
Fees apply to all unsorted domestic waste and commercial waste. Fees apply to certain recyclable items.
Please follow the directions given by the Transfer Station attendant.
See Council's Fees and Charges for more information.
Note: Kirknie Landfill and Ayr, Home Hill and Giru Transfer Stations are closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
|Site, Location and Contact||Waste Accepted||Opening Days||Operating Hours||Payment Types Accepted|
Ayr Transfer Station, Railway Street, Ayr
Phone: 0437 910 358
|Commercial and domestic waste is accepted.||7 days||9.00am to 5.00pm||Cash/Eftpos payments accepted|
Home Hill Transfer Station, Bojack Road, Home HillPhone: 0428 814 969
|Commercial and domestic waste is accepted.||7 days||10.00am to 5.00pm||Cash/Eftpos payments accepted|
|Giru Transfer Station, Cromarty Creek Landing Road, Giru (Cross the railway line and turn left – then follow the signs)||Commercial and domestic waste is accepted.||Friday and Sunday||3.00pm to 6.00pm||Cash Only|
|Clare Transfer Station, 2463 Ayr Dalbeg Road, Clare||Domestic waste only.
Commercial customers are not able to use this facility.
|24 hours/7 days a week||24 Hours||
Non ApplicableUnmanned site which is monitored regularly
Kirknie Landfill, 1608 Kirknie Road, Home Hill (16.5 kms up river from the intersection adjacent to the Burdekin bridge)
Phone: 0409 980 828
|Commercial and domestic waste is accepted.||
Monday to Friday
8.00am to 4.30pm
8.00am to 12.00pm
|Cash/Eftpos payments accepted|