Green home and community

Keeping Brisbane clean and green is all about making our city liveable and sustainable for our children, and their children to follow. Use this section to find what you can do at home and in the community to make Brisbane cleaner, greener and more sustainable.


Love Food Hate Waste

Council's Love Food Hate Waste campaign is raising awareness about reducing food waste going to Brisbane landfill. 


Free Native Plants program

Council’s Free Native Plants program offers a range of plants to assist you to plant and green your property. The native species provided through the program help grow our city’s urban forest and support local wildlife.

Hands catching droplets of water with city skyline in background

Green businesses

Find tips to save money for your business by reducing water usage and electricity, information about offsetting business emissions and links to other industry programs.

Green Heart Schools

Find Green Heart Schools resources for teachers and students.


Green events

Brisbane City Council offers a range of events and activities to help you learn to live more sustainably. Find events.


Clean and green blog

Council's clean, green and sustainable blog provides useful information and tips to help you live a 'greener' lifestyle.

Sustainable gardening

Find tips on creating a sustainable garden including advice on soil types, planting, pruning and mowing, garden design and greywater. Find out about Council's Free Native Plants program, as well as Council gardening events.


Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

The annual Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition challenged Brisbane residents to capture creative, emotive and inspiring images of our natural environment.