Topics: waste

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.


Household hazardous waste

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


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.


Green waste recycling service

Green waste recycling bins are an easy and affordable way to dispose of lawn clippings, prunings and leaves.


Kerbside collection acceptable items

Council collects unwanted household items that are too big for wheelie bins, as part of the kerbside large items collection. Find out acceptable materials for collection.