Merrimac Waste & Recycling Centre

Location

Boowaggan Road, Merrimac

Opening hours

Merrimac Waste & Recycling Centre is open every day, Monday to Sunday, between 7am and 4.50pm, except for the dates below.

The City's waste management facilities experience peak demand between 10am and 2pm. Avoid delays by timing your visit outside these times.

Dates closed

  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Day

Contact us

Phone: 07 5667 5976 from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Accepted items

The Merrimac Waste and Recycling Centre accepts general waste and recycles the following items:

  • car batteries (lead acid)
  • cardboard
  • charity donation bins
  • comingled recyclables (yellow top bins) – aluminium cans, paper, plastic and glass bottles
  • concrete (small domestic loads only)
  • cooking oil (up to 20 litres)
  • domestic green organics
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • eWaste
  • gas bottles – empty (up to 9 kilograms)
  • motor oil
  • paint through PaintBack, maximum 20 litres
  • scrap metal
  • soil and clean fill (road base and clay base only - small domestic loads only)
  • whitegoods (degassing available).

The Centre does not accept commercial or work waste. Commercial waste is accepted at the waste and recycling centres at Stapylton (all), Reedy Creek (all) and Molendinar (commercial green organics only).