We’re creating a clean and green Brisbane for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.

Use this page to find out more about rubbish, tips and bins, Brisbane's natural environment and how to make your home and community a cleaner and greener place.

Help make a clean and green Brisbane

We've got some pretty simple ideas in regard to how we can all play our part to make sure our homes, backyards and, of course, Brisbane stay clean, green and beautiful.

Love food hate waste

We love food and we hate waste! Save yourself some money by not letting good food go to waste.

Green waste recycling

We know how important it is to recycle items like cardboard, paper and hard plastics, but did you know it’s also important to recycle green waste?


Know what to recycle

Are you confused about what you can put in your recycling bin? Take a look at our recycling guide for households to learn about what to recycle at home.

Taking on litter

Take action against litter! It's everyone's responsibility to make sure we're all doing the right thing by putting our rubbish in the bin.

Keep up to date

Want to find out about all things clean and green in Brisbane? 

Sign up for our monthly Clean and green Brisbane e-newsletter for tips, tricks and more about keeping Brisbane and your home beautiful.

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Recent posts

It’s Australian Food Safety Week (9-16 November), a timely reminder that food storage is not only important to your health but also your wallet.

Read about Brisbane award winners for the Cleaner Suburb Awards, who go out of their way putting their best green foot forward to ensure our wild and green spaces are protected and waste is reduced to keep our city clean and green for future generations.

It’s been another big year for all of Brisbane’s Green Schools. We’re feeling proud of our young sustainability champions from Brisbane City Council’s 2019 schools, classes and programs.

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Thank you! 

Council is proud to support OzHarvest by donating $300,000 to fund three refrigerated OzHarvest food rescue vehicles for an entire year.

To celebrate Council’s partnership with OzHarvest, we asked residents to help us by choosing a name for Brisbane’s three newest food rescue champions. Entries have now closed.

Stay tuned for more information...