Lord Mayor's message

Brisbane wins green city title

A huge focus on delivering our clean and green agenda has seen Brisbane recently recognised nationally as Australia’s greenest city.

I’m proud of this achievement, but not surprised, given our significant investment in Brisbane’s network of more than 2100 parks, bushland reserves and our tree-lined suburban streets.

Residents also play a huge part ensuring Brisbane remains Australia’s cleanest and greenest city. For example, more than one million of our free waste vouchers were used in the past 12 months. All residents should have received their latest waste vouchers recently in the mail.

If you’re planning a home clean-up over the next few weeks, a good tip to remember is that last year’s vouchers can still be used up until Wednesday 31 August.

In September, there will be free drop-off days for green waste and household hazardous waste for residents embarking on a garden spring clean or getting rid of waste that can’t go in bins like chemicals.

And, finally, you can now also get a bigger yellow-top recycling bin and we’ve waived the establishment fee for all new green bins. Thanks for your efforts in helping to ensure Brisbane is Australia’s cleanest and greenest city.

Adrian Schrinner
Lord Mayor

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GPO Box 2287
Brisbane Qld 4001
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Fax: 07 3403 9930
Last updated: 1 August 2022

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