Good Neighbour Clean-up Scheme

The Good Neighbour Clean-up Scheme is a Brisbane City Council initiative that matches available volunteers with eligible residents to transport unwanted household items to a Council resource recovery centre for free. 

Changes for festive season

There will be no Good Neighbour Clean-up Scheme services from Monday 23 December 2019 until Monday 6 January 2020.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • live in the Brisbane City Council area
  • be over 60 years of age and are frail or have a disability
  • have no friends, family or neighbours who can assist, and have no access to alternative support in the home.

Unacceptable items

 Volunteers will not collect:

  • domestic waste
  • waste which exceeds a mass weight of 20kg
  • green waste
  • hazardous waste
  • building materials
  • glass and mirrors
  • analogue televisions
  • household items that can fit in a wheelie bin.


If you would like to make a collection request or register to become a Good Neighbour Clean-up Scheme volunteer, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Last updated:26 November 2019