Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Straddie waste collection update


Despite additional waste collection vehicles sent to Straddie due to greater than expected waste volumes, most Dunwich properties and some in Point Lookout did not receive their scheduled waste collection today. All properties in Dunwich with the exception of Mitchell and Rainbow Crescents, and Point Lookout properties on Tramican Street, Cumming Pde and Gindarra St  Continue reading…

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New bulk bins boost Straddie recycling efforts


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The recycling efforts of North Stradbroke Island businesses have been given a boost with new bulk bins being rolled out by Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first businesses to sign up to the new initiative had received their new recycling bins. “These new larger bulk recycling bins will make it  Continue reading…

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Re-think your rubbish – small changes can make a big difference


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Residents are being encouraged to “re-think their rubbish” with next week (November 11-17) being National Recycling Week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the week’s increased focus on recycling was a timely reminder that small changes could make a big difference to the environmental health of the city. “People need to be aware that what  Continue reading…

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All aboard for the Garage Sale Trail


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Residents are being encouraged to dust the cobwebs off pre-loved items and be part of a community event with a difference. Redland City Council has joined the national Garage Sale Trail, an event that recognises that one person’s trash may well be another’s treasure. Redland City Deputy Mayor Alan Beard said the event was the  Continue reading…

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Second e-waste drop off facility opens in the Redlands


Free e-waste drop off facilities at Redland City Council’s Birkdale and Redland Bay transfer stations are proving extremely popular, collecting between eight and nine tonnes of e-waste per week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a facility had been operating at the Redland Bay transfer station since June, with a second facility opening at the  Continue reading…

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Residents asked to put safety first on bin day


Redland City Council is concerned that some residents are causing safety issues by blocking access to turnaround areas on bin collection days. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council trucks were being forced to reverse out of narrow streets and cul-de-sacs due to vehicles blocking turnaround areas. “Council is asking residents and their visitors to  Continue reading…

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Free e-waste recycling event from Friday until Sunday


Do you have unused TVs or computer items that you would like to dispose of safely? From Friday until Sunday, we are holding a free disposal event for householders, small businesses and schools to surrender e-waste items. Time: 9am-4pm Dates: Friday 15 March, Saturday 16 March, Sunday 17 March Venue: Redland Performing Arts Centre carpark,  Continue reading…

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Free green waste kerbside collection update


Our crews are currently collecting green waste from kerbsides in: * Alexandra Hills (Allenby Road area) * Birkdale (Bailey Road area) * Capalaba (Park residential areas) * Cleveland (Passage Street and Beach Street areas) * Macleay Island (northern areas) * Point Lookout * Redland Bay (Point Talburpin area) * Thornlands (Thornlands Road area) We have  Continue reading…

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