What we recycle

Cairns depot: recycling plastic, paper, glass & non-ferrous metal

Although our goal at North Queensland Recycling Agents (NQRA) is to keep as much out of landfill as possible, there are some materials we don’t process. Below is a handy guide to most of the common items people can bring in or request to be collected.

Please contact our expert staff if you can’t find a particular material listed here.

Accepted Recycling Materials

General Recycling

Non-Ferrous Metals

Containers for Change

Refer to our Containers for Change page for more details.

Not Accepted Recycling Materials