Free native plants

Council provides ratepayers, schools, body corporates and community groups with free native plants. Find out what plants would suit your garden.

Herbs and superfoods

Discover how you can grow and use herbs and superfoods fresh from your garden at these free library workshops. Bookings required.

3 September 2016
Created by potrace 1.11, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2013
Free drop-off day

Council's next free drop-off day for household hazardous waste will be held on Saturday 3 September at the Chandler Resource Recovery Centre.

8 September 2016
Created by potrace 1.11, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2013
Chemical free cleaning

Learn how to make simple, cheap and chemical free house cleaning products to take home. This event is for residents over 50 years old.

Get some green time

Enjoy an outdoor adventure at Karawatha Discovery Centre with games, activities, wildlife shows and arts and crafts.

Volunteer to help

Find out more about your local community volunteers who work hard to clean up and restore natural habitats along creeks and waterways in Brisbane.

Green grants now open

Funding for community gardens and native wildlife carers is now available. Find out if your project or organisation is eligible to apply.

Footpath gardens

Verge or footpath gardens are now permitted in residential areas. Check to see if you can plant something in your area according to the guidelines.

Find what you need

Green schools

Access our student resources and teacher resources and find out about current competitions or our travel initiative offering free transport.

Green homes

Take action right now to save money and the environment. Small changes can make a difference. Find out what you can do to live a Green Heart life.

Green businesses

Council supports business and industry with sustainable development including events, grants, rebates and programs.

Green transport

Learn about active school travel, walking and cycling to school. Also, find out how you can apply for the 2016 Active School Travel program.

Environmental grants

The Cultivating Community Gardens and Native Wildlife Carers' grants are now open. Find out if your project or organisation is eligible to apply.

Brisbane's vision

A clean and green city is one of Council's themes from Brisbane Vision 2031. The themes work together to achieve the results we want to see for the future.

Council's environmental policy

The Environmental Policy recognises Council's environmental responsibilities to managing the city and serving the community of Brisbane.

Community groups

Find out how you can join a local group such as Habitat Brisbane, Growing Communities and get involved in our community gardens and city farms.


Green Heart Life e-newsletter

Register to receive the Green Heart Life e-newsletter, and keep up to date with the latest events and information on sustainable living. The e-newsletter also provides tips and ideas to help you reduce your environmental footprint and keep Brisbane clean and green.


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