Be clean and green in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council



Brisbane - Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031 outlines future targets and commitments to create a cleaner, greener and sustainable city.

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


Stop giving food the flick and join Laura Geitz on the Six-week Food Waste Challenge. You could save your family time and money!

Use your rates notice to collect your two free native plants and help keep Brisbane clean, green and sustainable.

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


Find out about Council's lessons for primary and secondary students in the new school programs and resources brochure.


Check out our blog on greener gardening and recycle your way to a better backyard.


Don't buy food that you don't need. Write a list before you leave home and shop wisely.

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