Recycling guide for households | Brisbane City Council

Recycling guide for households

Brisbane City Council households recycled over 90,761 tonnes of waste in our recycling wheelie bins in 2016-17. This included paper, cardboard, glass, plastics, aluminium and steel.

""

This is a great effort but we can do even better as we're still sending recyclables to landfill every year.

Brisbane's Best Recycling Guide

Brisbane’s Best Recycling Guide for Households is a pocket guide about the benefits of recycling. The guide provides:

  • the easiest ways to collect recyclables from your house
  • what can and cannot go in Council's recycling wheelie bin
  • answers to frequently asked questions
  • information on sorting recyclables
  • answers to recycling myth
  • guidance on how to recycle items not accepted in Council's kerbside collection (includes reusable household goods, scrap metals and garden waste).

Download a copy of Brisbane's Best Recycling Guide for Households.

You can get a printed copy of Brisbane's Best Recycling Guide for Households by requesting a copy online, phoning Council on 07 3403 8888 or visiting your local:

More information

The information in this guide is also available on Council's free Brisbane bin and recycling app. This app can help you:

  • learn what to put in the recycling bin
  • remember your bin collection days
  • find out about Council's waste and resource recovery facilities and services.
10 October 2018
Topics: