Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Redlands Coast Garage Sale Trail launch


Redlands Coast households, schools and community groups are set to join more than 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as a part of Australia’s ninth annual Garage Sale Trail. A multi award-winning community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail is powered by more than 140 local councils nation-wide. This  Continue reading…

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Councils unite to seek new options for waste and recycling solutions


A combined effort by five South-East Queensland councils to find feasible and progressive methods of resource recovery and waste disposal has taken a significant step forward. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council – in collaboration with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council – was seeking expressions  Continue reading…

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Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast joins neighbouring councils to explore new waste management options


Redland City Council has joined four other south-east Queensland councils in seeking regulatory approval to explore options for future waste management services. Redland City Council, along with Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Somerset Regional Council, has applied to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for authorisation to invite  Continue reading…

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Upsize your bin for Recycling Week and save money


To celebrate National Recycling Week (12 to 18 November), Redland City Council is offering a special deal on upsizing household recycling bins. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was waiving the one-off bin establishment fee when households upgraded from a regular size (240 litre) recycling bin to a large (340 litre) recycling bin. “That  Continue reading…

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Council to investigate ways to keep food waste out of landfill


Redland City Council will investigate options to divert food and garden waste from landfill, while at the same time creating a nutrient rich product for local gardens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams asked today for Council to investigate a Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) service across the city, helping the environment and residents’ hip-pockets.  Continue reading…

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Get filming ‘Get Ready’ for great prizes


An Apple iPad Pro or a GoPro HERO6 are up for grabs as part of Redland City Council’s new ‘Get Ready’ youth video competition. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the competition aimed to involve young people of Redlands Coast with community messaging around storm and bushfire season preparedness.  Continue reading…

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Council sets out on Redlands Coast transport journey


How residents travel around the Redlands Coast was at the centre of two decisions made by Redland City Council in today’s General Meeting. The first decision saw Councillors endorse the Draft Redlands Coast Transport strategy for community engagement, while councillors also unanimously supported a Mayoral Minute for Council to make a submission to a State Government inquiry into  Continue reading…

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