Archive for posts tagged with 'recycling'

Green Heart Fair

Things to do

Brisbane’s biggest sustainability festival is back

Green Heart Fair is back with a day of green living ideas, live entertainment and fantastic food. With over 100…

Cash for containers

Brisbane Extra

Queensland gets a cash-for-containers scheme

Queenslanders will soon be able to get a 10-cent refund for each bottle and can they recycle. The government has…

Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show

Event Guide

Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show

Come and celebrate National Recycling Week in style at the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show in King Georg…

Old wood learns new tricks

In the Home

Old wood learns new tricks

A unique new furniture store has opened up in Underwood, offering recycled hardwood furniture made from reclaimed…

How to upcycle your home

In the Home

How to upcycle your home

Give your home a new lease on life and try your hand at upcycling. What’s old is new again. Upcycling is about…

Giuseppe & Fiona Filardo

bSeen

Recycling Art Competition Launch

Brisbane City Council’s Recycling Art Competition launched last Friday, showcasing the creative work of 14 Brisban…

BCC Recycling

Brisbane Extra

Voting now open for Brisbane’s Recycling Art Competition

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced voting is now open in Council’s third annual Recycling Art Competition,…

Garage Sale Trail

In the Home

Join the Garage Sale Trail

Planning a garage sale at your place? Register it before September 25 to join the national Garage Sale Trail! Now in…

Matthew Powell created 'Doorning Table and Chairs' for the 2013 Tip Shop Art Competition using 100 per cent recycled items, including a door, ensemble headboard, hessian and shower heads

In the Home

Tips for upcycling household items

While the term ‘upcycling’ may be new to many readers, it is quickly becoming popular with many people as they see the…

Which suburb has been crowned Brisbane’s most spotless?

Suburb News

Which suburb has been crowned Brisbane’s most spotless?

Find out who cleaned up at the Spotless Suburbs Awards. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has praised the latest anti-littering…

Worm World

Parenting

Green games

Brisbane City Council has created two video games to help get the kids involved in recycling and worm farming at home!…

Valley Swap Shoppe

Fashion & Beauty

Valley Fiesta hosts Brisbane’s biggest fashion exchange

This year’s Valley Fiesta will expand to include the Valley Swap Shoppe. Brisbane City Council and Undress…

Australia rolls out tyre recycling program

Motoring News & Reviews

Australia rolls out tyre recycling program

The Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme was launched earlier this month to help combat the harm to the environment caused…

Recycling: what you can and cannot put in your yellow-top

In the Garden

Recycling: what you can and cannot put in your yellow-top

Last year, Brisbane locals recycled over 90,000 tonnes of material. But only 30 per cent of what we put in our yellow-ti…