News

Asbestos and other hazardous materials no longer accepted

Gracemere Landfill edging close to end of its life/fill plan
Gracemere Landfill edging close to end of its life/fill plan

ASBESTOS and other hazardous materials will not be accepted at the Gracemere Landfill after April 26.

Rockhampton Regional Council send an advisory notice out today about the matter.

Council says the Gracemere Landfill will no longer be able to accept Asbestos / Asbestos Containing Materials or other Hazardous Wastes after April 226.

"This is because the Gracemere Landfill is edging towards the end of its life or fill plan meaning it will not be able to meet the requirement for these substances to be buried at least 2m from the final surface," the notice says.

These products continue to be accepted at the Lakes Creek Road Landfill in Rockhampton and the Yeppoon Landfill.

Please remember that existing hazardous waste acceptance conditions and the required 48 hours notice period continues to apply at these landfills.

For more information visit www.wasteandrecycling.com.au

Topics:  asbestos gracemere landfill rockhampton regional council



More severe storms for Rocky and CQ today after hail this morning

BoM rain radar shows a thunderstorm hitting Rockhampton  about 4.30am Monday morning.

Heavy rain hits city with other areas of CQ also in the firing line

Lauga and Joyce clashing over NAIF funding reaching CQ

NAIF BOARD: The Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund Board has made one final investment decision since forming over 500 days ago.

Choice words said as region awaits promised billions in investment.

Welfare costing taxpayers $300,000 a minute

Pauline Hanson wants a crackdown on welfare cheats.

Pauline Hanson calls for ID card to stop the cheats

Local Partners