Topics: waste


Reducing litter

Council is dedicated to keeping our city litter-free. Find out how you can contribute to a litter-free city.


Household hazardous waste

Find out how you can safely dispose of hazardous household waste and where you can locate Council's resource recovery centres.


Free resources for business recycling

Use these free online resources to help your business achieve its waste minimisation goals and save money.

Container Refund Scheme

On 1 November 2018, a statewide container refund scheme came into effect to give people an incentive to collect and return containers for recycling, in exchange for a 10 cent refund payment.


Recreate Fashion Show and Twilight Market

This recycling-themed twilight market and couture fashion show featured handmade designs by local designers.


Acceptable recycling and waste

Find out what you can take to Council's resource recovery centres at Willawong, Chandler, Ferny Grove and Nudgee.


Larger or additional recycling bin

Make recycling easier by ordering a larger or second recycling bin for your home for a one-off establishment fee of $30.

Waste vouchers, fees and charges

Council issues free waste vouchers annually to ratepayers. These vouchers can be used at any of Council's four resource recovery centres. Find out if you can use a voucher, or if waste fees and charges apply.

Brisbane tip shops

Council’s two tip shops are open every weekend and sell quality used, recycled and second-hand products salvaged before going to landfill.


Damaged bin repair or replacement

Council will repair damaged bins for free. Find out about bin repairs, stolen bins and abandoned bins.