Recycle Right - Cairns Regional Council

How Plastic is recycled

Recyclable plastic items go to Cairns Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for sorting and baling, then proceed to reprocessors in South East Queensland.

A wide range of products can be made from recycled plastic items including:

  • Polyethylene Bin Liners and Carrier Bags
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Flooring and Window Frames
  • Building Insulation Board
  • Video and Compact Disc Cassette Cases
  • Fencing and Garden Furniture
  • Garden Sheds and  Composters
  • Seed Trays
  • Clothing
  • Fibre Filling for Sleeping Bags and Doonas
  • Office Accessories

View Yellow Lid Bin Plastic items

Cairns Materials Recovery Facility