Environment and waste

Brisbane City Council's environment and waste minimisation initiatives and services include Green Heart, water, rubbish, recycling and green waste bin services and collection calendar, green gardening tips, bushland, waterways, pest animals, weeds and more. Council was crowned the Australian Sustainable City 2014 by Keep Australia Beautiful. 


Rubbish tips, bins, recycling and waste

Find out about rubbish collections, resource recovery centres (also called transfer stations or rubbish tips), recycling, green waste and waste reduction. You can also report illegal dumping or grab a bargain from Council's tip shops.

""Be clean and green in Brisbane

Council encourages the residents of Brisbane to make changes to our everyday lives to help Brisbane achieve its goal of becoming Australia's most sustainable city. Find out what you can do in your home, business, school, garden, community group and more.

""Natural environment

Council works with the community to take care of our trees, land, wildlife and waterways. Learn how you can get involved to help protect Brisbane from invasive species of weeds and pest animals and learn about our natural environment at an Environment Centre. 


Find out what Council is doing to make Brisbane a water smart city - and what you can do to help.