Be clean and green in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council
 

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.

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The container refund scheme gives people an incentive to collect and return containers for recycling for a 10 cent refund.

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Take on the Six-week Food Waste Challenge with Laura Geitz and other residents to help reduce food waste, while saving time and money.

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Even the most thrifty shopper will be impressed by the value and range on offer at our tip shops. Check them out this weekend from 8am-4pm.

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Attract native critters into your backyard with the free Native Plants program. See what native plants attract birds, bees and other insects.

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Did you know you can recycle pizza boxes (even with a little bit of cheese)? Find out what else you can and cannot put in your recycling bin.

The Waste Smart Kindy program is a free online course for early learning educators to gain professional development in waste education.

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Make memories with your little ones as they take part in nature play, art ‘n’ craft, bushwalks, story-time and more at Bush Kindy sessions.

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Escape from the city and spend some time in nature on one of our guided walks of Boondall Wetlands or Karawatha Forest.

 

 

Our natural environment

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