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

It's officially koala breeding season, check out our top tips to help care for our local  koalas.

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.

Buy Nothing New Month

It's Buy Nothing New Month! Challenge yourself to buy second-hand, pre-loved goods this month. We've got plenty of tips and tricks to help you succeed on your journey.

Let's go thrift shopping

Read our wrap up of everything thrifty happening around Brisbane this month. Bargain hunters will definitely be impressed.

Garage Sale Trail

Prep yourself for this year's annual Garage Sale Trail, Council's tip shops will also be a part of the trail on 19 October.

Host a garage sale

We've got plenty of tips on how to host your own garage sale if your looking at helping others to buy nothing new this month.

Community sharing

Thought about borrowing items rather than buying new items? Brisbane Tool Library and Share Shed are two community sharing initiatives that can help you out this month.

Help make a clean and green Brisbane

Know what to recycle

Did you know pizza boxes can go in the recycling bin? Take a look at our recycling guide for households to learn about what to recycle in the home.

Best plants for your garden

Need help at your next nursery trip? Check out our top recommendations best suited for our subtropical climate.

Spring cleaning

When sprucing up your home this season, keep an eye out for items you can donate, reuse or recycle instead of filling up your rubbish bin.

Green events

Looking for more events that focus on our environment, your garden or sustainability? Check out our green events calendar.

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.

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