Brisbane City Council's Food Waste program aims to reduce the volume of food waste going to Brisbane landfill each year.

Learn about food waste in Brisbane and simple changes you can make to save money and create a cleaner, greener city with less waste.

Every action adds up

Save Money Save Food challenge

Save Money Save Food is a free, three-week challenge to help you understand your food waste habits while providing helpful tips, hacks and recipes when you need them most.

Food waste recycling service

Households in selected areas across Brisbane can place their food scraps (excluding meat and dairy) in their green waste recycling bin.

Food waste in Brisbane

Food waste makes up approximately a quarter of Brisbane's general household waste. Reduce your food waste and save money, help the environment and eat a healthier diet.

Preventing food waste from school lunchboxes

Our food waste experts have  tips to help parents and carers develop a food waste prevention routine when preparing school lunchboxes.

4 ways banana peels can help your plants

Use our blog to learn simple ideas to save money and reduce waste to landfill by using banana peels in your garden.

Planning meals

Planning your meals and preparing a shopping list can help you save time and money and help to prevent food waste.

Prepare food

Check out our handy food tips to help you prepare meals, snacks and leftovers and  reduce your food waste.

Store food

Knowing how to store food correctly can save money, time and food. 

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