Waste Management Waste Management

The Burke Shire Landfill is situated off the Wills Developmental Road. It is open 7 days per week.

Bulk rubbish collections are held as needed usually around the wet season.

Refuse collection for Burke Shire is on Friday mornings. If you require a new wheelie bin click on the attached form. Wheelie Bin Request Form

For Fees and Charges click on this link. For further information please phone Burke Shire Council on 07 47455 100.

Burke Shire Council Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan Burke Shire Council Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan

Burke Shire Council considered the BSC Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan at the Ordinary Council meeting of 23 March 2017. In line with section 125(2) of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011, Council must consult with the public about the proposed plan prior to adoption. In finalising the plan prior to adoption, Council must take into account any submissions received about the plan in line with section 125(5) of the Act.

The timeframes set up for receiving public comment on the Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan are outlined in the table below:

Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan Consultation Timeframes
3 April 2017 Release BSC Waste Reduction & Recycling Plan for consultation
3 May 2017 Waste Reduction and Recycling Period closes
3 - 17 May 2017 Review submissions, comments, etc.
18 May 2017 If submissions received, present submissions to Council for consideration
18 May 2017 If no submissions, Council to adopt Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan at the May Council Meeting
15 June 2017 If many submissions received, Council to adopt Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan at the June Council Meeting.

 

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan can be accessed here.

Please address comments as follows:

By Post:

To: Chief Executive Officer, Burke Shire Council, PO Box 90, Burketown QLD 4830

By Email:

To: office@burke.qld.gov.au

Subject: BSC Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan - Comment

By Fax: Responses can also be faxed to 07 4745 5181

 

Council thanks you for your interest in the BSC Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan.

Information Privacy Act Collection Notice

Burke Shire Council is collecting this information in order to acknowledge receipt of your feedback and ensure that your feedback is included in the annual review of the Corporate Plan. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your written or verbal authorisation unless required by law.