We’re creating a clean and green Brisbane for residents and visitors to enjoy for years to come.

Find out more about Brisbane City Council's sustainability targets and commitments, stunning parklands and public greenspaces, waste and recycling services, and how to make your home and community cleaner and greener.

Help make a clean and green Brisbane

Check out our popular clean and green web content and find out how we can all play our part to make sure our homes, backyards and, of course, Brisbane stay clean, green and beautiful.

Rubbish collections

Council has general household rubbish, recycling, green waste and kerbside collections. Find out about bin collection in your suburb, rubbish trucks and kerbside collection.

Waste and recycling facilities

Council operates four resource recovery centres, two Treasure Troves and a landfill site.

Rubbish bins

Find out how to order bins for new houses, report bin problems and order a larger recycling bin and/or green waste recycling service.

Brisbane bin and recycling app

Council's Brisbane Bin and Recycling app helps you stay up to date with bin collection days and learn how to recycle waste more effectively. 

Four ways banana peels can help your plants

Use our blog to learn simple ideas to save money and reduce waste to landfill by using banana peels in your garden.

Free native plants

Council’s Free Native Plants program offers a range of plants to enable the community to cultivate a greener and more sustainable Brisbane. 


Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre

Council's Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre includes Queensland's first nature play space and aims to inform locals and visitors about the significance of the natural area, including the local frog population.

Toohey Forest and Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve

Council's Toohey Forest Park (includes Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve) is approximately 260 hectares and 10 kilometres south of the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). 

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Use this blog to find out how to choose the right kitchen caddy and how to use it to collect household food scraps to put in your compost bin, worm farm or food waste recycling green bin (selected suburbs only) or take to a community composting hub.

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