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Townsville Residents Can Dispose of Green and Food Waste for Free

Townsville Residents Can Dispose of Green and Food Waste for Free

Recovery Efforts in Full Swing

In the aftermath of recent events, the Townsville City Council, in collaboration with the Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG), has announced the reopening of waste transfer station sites to assist residents in the clean-up process.

This initiative comes as a relief for many locals dealing with the aftermath of power outages and the need to discard spoiled food.

Waste Transfer Stations Open

As of this afternoon, the Stuart and Hervey Range waste transfer station sites have been reopened, allowing residents to begin the process of clearing their yards.

Additionally, a temporary green and food waste disposal site at Lou Litster Park will open at 2 p.m., providing a convenient solution for those looking to dispose of food items affected by power outages.

Bluewater Transfer Station Schedule

The Bluewater transfer station will operate from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, through Wednesday, January 31.

This extended schedule aims to accommodate the increased demand for waste disposal during this challenging period.

Free Waste Disposal

Mayor Jenny Hill emphasises the importance of providing support to residents during this difficult time. She notes, “People can bring their food waste and green waste to Townsville City Council’s transfer stations for free.”

This includes not only food waste but also green waste that may be obstructing safe access to or from properties.

Resumption of Household Bin Collections

In addition to the waste disposal services, the Townsville City Council will resume household bin collections starting Saturday, January 27.

Mayor Hill reassures residents that normal bin collection services will be reinstated from Monday onward.

Staying Informed

For the latest updates and instructions, residents are encouraged to visit the Townsville City Council’s Emergency Management and Disaster Dashboard, listen to local radio, or contact 13 48 10.

As Townsville strives towards recovery, these initiatives aim to provide practical assistance to residents as they work together to restore normalcy in their lives.

Brini Wines