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

Green waste bins

We've waived the $30 establishment fee for the Green Waste Recycling Service. Save some money and make sure your garden clippings don't go to waste.

Volunteer today

Do your part to help protect the environment! Learn more about the volunteer programs and community groups that you could be a part of. 

Let's talk pre-loved goods

Textile waste presents a growing problem for our city, read how you can make a difference by prolonging the life of clothes and furniture.

Take on litter

Pitch in and play your part in reducing litter in your local park, at home and within the community. Read our top tips!

Get involved in green events

Council offers a wide variety of events and workshops that focus on our environment. Whether that be a gardening workshop at your local library or a festival with a focus on sustainability and reducing waste. Take a peak at some of the highlighted events coming up this weekend.

Propagating plants

Saturday 24 August
At this workshop you'll get to make paper pots and planting seeds, cuttings and divisions to take home and care for. Bookings required.

World Kitchen Garden Day

Sunday 25 August
Come chat to our Kitchen garden experts on how to grow and care for seasonal vegetables, organic gardening methods and much more.

Cooking class

Sunday 25 August
Let your taste buds travel to Asia as you learn to Love Food Hate Waste at the next cooking class with Taya Kitchen. Bookings required.

Composting hub opening

Sunday 25 August
We're opening a new community composting hub in Woolloongabba. Join us at a welcome and information day to learn more about the program.

Waste and recycling

Council offers a number of rubbish and recycling services. Find out when your bin will be collected, your next kerbside collection, more about our resource recovery centres and how you can go about buying some second-hand goods.

Kerbside collection

Be prepared for your next kerbside collection, see what you can and can't put and when your next collection will be.

Bin collection calendar

Need a reminder of what day your rubbish bin is collected or whether or not it's the week to put your recycling bin out? Use our bin collection calendar to find out!

Resource recovery centres

Find out more about Council's four resource recovery centres located at Chandler, Ferny Grove, Nudgee and Willawong.

Brisbane tip shops

Open this weekend, Council's two tip shops sell quality used, recycled and second-hand products salvaged from landfill.

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.

Keep up to date 

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

Read our clean and green blog for tips, tricks and more about keeping Brisbane and your home beautiful.

You can also sign up for our monthly Clean and green Brisbane e-newsletter and see our suggestions for around how you can make a positive impact on our environment.

Take a look at the most recent edition.