Recycle Right - Cairns Regional Council

How Steel and Aluminum is recycled

Recyclable Steel and Aluminium items go to Cairns MRF for sorting and baling, then proceed to reprocessors in South East Queensland.

Recycled steel can be found in a diverse range of products:

  • Bicycle Frames
  • Pipes
  • Train Tracks
  • Ship Hulls
  • Cars
  • Bridges
  • Paperclips
  • Food and Drink Cans

View Yellow Lid Bin Steel and Aluminum items

Cairns Materials Recovery Facility