Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Greener roads for Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is pioneering a process that turns plastic bottles and other waste into new, high-quality roads. In a Queensland first, Council is working with leading recycler Alex Fraser and Suncoast Asphalt to resurface a 1km stretch of Princess Street, Cleveland, with Green Roads PolyPave, an innovative, high-performance asphalt product containing reclaimed plastics. Redland  Continue reading…

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A Smart New Future for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast businesses and residents have a chance to shape the future of the city with the launch of Redland City Council’s public engagement on the Redlands Coast Smart and Connected City Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said with technology and data rapidly changing the way governments delivered vital services, Council was developing a Smart and  Continue reading…

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Spring ‘green’ your garden and save on a green waste bin


Mainland Redlands Coast residents will have an extra incentive to snap up a household green waste bin this spring with Council waiving the usual $30 bin establishment fee from 6 September to 31 October 2019. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said spring was the perfect time to remind keen gardeners that their garden waste could  Continue reading…

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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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