Green schools

The Green Heart Schools program educates and encourages school students to live more sustainably to help create a cleaner and greener Brisbane.

Find Green Heart Schools resources for teachers and students.

Green Heart Schools e-news

Subscribe to the Green Heart Schools e-newsletter for updates on green learning programs, events, activities, competitions and more in schools.

View the latest edition - Green Heart Schools e-news May 2017.

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Schools events and competitions

Get involved in Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Schools events, competitions and initiatives and find out how schools can help make Brisbane cleaner and greener.


Green Heart Teacher Professional Development Day

Council will deliver a Green Heart Teacher Professional Development Day for primary and high school teachers on Thursday 22 June 2017.


School recycling

Council offers recycling bins, education programs and resources to help schools implement waste minimisation practices.


Student Environmental Leadership Network

Green Heart Schools' Student Environmental Leadership Network (SELN) is an environment-specific leadership program for Year 10 Brisbane students. 

Environmental education for students

Find information on science, cultural and environmental education programs at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.

Environment Centres' School Learning Program

Council's Environment Centres offer a unique learning experience to teach students about bushland, wetland habitats and waterways.

Active School Travel program

Council’s Active School Travel program is a behaviour-change program designed to educate and motivate students, parents and teachers to leave the car at home and actively travel to and from school. 

Free Native Plants Program

Council offers the Free Native Plants Program to residents, schools, clubs, body corporates and registered community groups to plant within their grounds.