Recycling and reducing waste

Find tips to reuse and recycle your goods to reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfill.

Green waste recycling service

Green waste recycling bins are an easy and affordable way to dispose of lawn clippings, prunings and leaves, especially as you clean-up in preparation for storm season.


Brisbane bin and recycling app

Council's free Brisbane Bin and Recycling app helps you stay up to date with bin collection days and learn how to recycle more effectively.


Recreate Paper Fashion Show

Council celebrated National Recycling Week in style at the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show in King George Square on Friday 4 November 2016. 


Recycling at home

Brisbane residents are improving recycling habits at home. Find out what you can and can't recycle.


Recycling guide for households

Brisbane’s Best Recycling Guide for Households is a pocket guide with detailed information about the benefits of recycling.

Towards Zero Waste

Find out about Brisbane City Council's Zero Waste strategy.

Recycling for business

Council's business recycling service provides a weekly wheelie bin recycling collection on a user-pays basis.

Reuse and upcycle

Council is committed to reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill in Brisbane by reusing and recovering valuable resources. 

School recycling

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

Salvage Recycling Art Competition and Exhibition 2017

The Salvage Recycling Art Competition and Exhibition is back in 2017. The competition and exhibition explores the creative potential in reusing and recycling household items and furniture.