Bin collection calendar

Brisbane City Council’s general rubbish bins, recycling bins and green waste bins are collected on the following schedule:

  • general household rubbish (red, dark green or black lid) - weekly
  • recycling (yellow lid) - fortnightly
  • green waste (lime green lid) - fortnightly.

Your bin must be on the kerbside by 5.30am on your bin collection day.

Coronavirus restrictions

Restrictions are in place for the Brisbane Local Government Area. Find out more.

Your collection day

You can download Council's free Brisbane bin and recycling app. Look up your bin collection days, receive reminders and learn more about recycling.

Alternatively, you can use the bin calendar to find the collection day for your address.

If you are experiencing issues with the bin collection calendar, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.


Last updated: 30 September 2021
Topics: waste