Topics: green

Reusable Cup Campaign

Council is supporting the community to adopt behaviours that keep Brisbane clean, green and sustainable. Single-use takeaway cups can be avoided through simple behaviour changes.


Native plant species for residents

Council offers a variety of plants through the Free Native Plant Program, suitable for all garden types and sizes.


Top food waste tips from our readers

Read some great food waste tips from our readers.

Asian-style cooking class with Chef Taya

If you love cooking and eating food and are looking for new ways to reduce your food waste at home,

Spring clean your fridge

As winter fades away, it's time to spring clean your fridge and freezer to get ready for summer

Six-week food waste challenge

Take on the Six-week food waste challenge with other Brisbane City Council residents and help reduce food waste.

2018 Future BNE Challenge

This page includes information about Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge held during World Science Festival Brisbane in 2018.

Community composting hub locations

Use this page to find the location of Brisbane City Council community composting hubs across Brisbane.


Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

This year's competition challenges Brisbane residents to capture creative, emotive and inspiring images of our natural environment. The theme is ‘Colours of Brisbane’ through an environmental lens. There are two categories this year – primary age group and secondary age group.

The dirty dozen

Find out Brisbane's most common food waste items in this month's blog.