Rubbish, tips and bins

Brisbane City Council offers many options for rubbish removal and collection, including general rubbish, green waste, recycling and kerbside collections. You can also find information about how you can recycle more, help to reduce landfill, safely dispose of hazardous and electronic waste, help reduce litter and report illegal dumping.


Waste and recycling facilities

Find out about Council's resource recovery centres and tip shops, including locations and fees and charges. The transfer stations (tips) have been upgraded to accept free recycling and are now called resource recovery centres.

Rubbish collections

Council offers bin collections for general rubbish, recycling and green waste bins. Residents also receive an annual kerbside collection for large items.
You can also check the bin collection calendar or download the free Brisbane Bin and Recycling app to find out which day your rubbish will be collected.

Wheelie bins

See information about green waste bins, larger or additional recycling bins and what can go in each bin. Also log your request for a new bin or for a bin repair.

Recycling and reducing waste

Council encourages recycling and waste minimisation to save energy, water and the amount of waste going to landfill. Find out how you can help.

Hazardous waste

Find out how to safely dispose of your hazardous material and see when the next free drop-off day will be held.

Reducing litter

Council is dedicated to cleaning up the litter in our streets, public spaces and waterways. Find out about litter bins, fines and how to keep Brisbane clean.

Illegal dumping

Find out about how you can report illegal dumping, fines that apply and the harm that dumping can cause.

Tip shops

Looking for quality second hand products? Council's tip shops sell household goods to support charity and reduce landfill.

Moreton Island waste services

Council provides three waste transfer stations on Moreton Island to help residents dispose of general waste, recycling, garden waste and batteries.

Dead animal collection

Phone Council on 07 3403 8888 to request the collection of a dead animal. Dead animals are scanned for a microchip at point of collection from the road or footpath. Owners will be contacted if a microchip is detected.