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.

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Take the challenge

Commit to reducing your plastic consumption this July by joining the challenge and saying no to single-use plastic.

Love Food Hate Waste

Learn about food waste in Brisbane and simple changes to make Brisbane a cleaner, greener city with less landfill.

Myth busted

We’ve asked our curious eco-conscious detectives to help bust some of the most common misconceptions about recycling in Brisbane.

5 ways to reduce plastic

Plastic is not fantastic! Next month is Plastic Free July, so there is no better time to start thinking about how you can reduce the amount of plastic you use every day.

Free native plants

Attract native critters into your backyard with the free Native Plants program. Learn how you can take advantage of this program.

Master composter

Want to take your composting to the next level? Apply to be a part of this free advanced high-level training course today!

Environment centres

Learn more about Brisbane's natural environment by visiting one of our environment centres.

Cleaner Suburbs Awards

Do you know an individual or community group who is working hard to create a clean and green Brisbane? Nominate them for the Cleaner Suburbs Awards 2019. 

Plan your meals

You can also view this video on Council's YouTube channel.

Don't forget your reuseable coffee cup

You can also view this video on Council's YouTube channel.


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