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, resource recovery centres 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

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.


Kerbside large item collection service

Council's kerbside large item collection services will return from July 2021 to help residents dispose of large household items. 

Bin collection calendar

Use our bin collection calendar to find the collection day for your address - for general household rubbish, recycling and green waste.

Resource recovery

Council has four resource recovery centres at Chandler, Ferny Grove, Nudgee and Willwong with recycling and waste facilities.

Rubbish, tips and bins

Council provides rubbish removal and collection services, including general household rubbish, green waste and recycling. Find out about these services, as well as our waste and recycling facilities. 

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. 


Waste vouchers

Council issues free waste vouchers annually to Brisbane households. These vouchers can be used at any of Council's four resource recovery centres. 


Acceptable recycling and waste

Find out what you can take to our resource recovery centres. Separate your items before arriving to make recycling quicker and easier and to save money on tipping fees.

WasteSMART Brisbane Awards

Nominations for the 2021 WasteSMART Brisbane Awards are open until 3 September 2021. There are eight award categories, 11 awards and a prize pool of $4000.

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