Category Archives: Waste and recycling

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


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


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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Free green waste kerbside collection update: Monday 18 February

Our free green waste kerbside collection across Redland City is progressing well – so far our crews have completed collections in Mount Cotton, Coochiemudlo Island, Dunwich, Thorneside, Lamb Island and Russell Island. We are still working through Wellington Point, Capalaba, Point Lookout and Birkdale. Collections started today at Macleay Island, Victoria Point and Thornlands. Weather  Continue reading…

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Have your green waste kerbside by 10 February

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today urged residents to have their clean green waste ready on the footpaths by Sunday 10 February, for the last round of Council’s post-storm kerbside collections commencing on Monday 11 February. Cr Williams said it may take a few weeks after 11 February to pick up all the green-waste left  Continue reading…

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