- Last updated:
- 08 Feb 2019
Council provides programs on recycling and waste free to community groups and schools.
Get involved: communities
Council's Waste 2 Resource Education Program is a service provided free to community groups and focuses on the '3Rs' (reduce, reuse, recycle).
Groups can tour council's Waste and Resource Recovery Centre, or a council spokesperson can visit the group to give a waste presentation.
Council supports a number of events aimed at keeping our surroundings beautiful.
- Clean Up Australia Day First Sunday in March each year
- Compost Awareness
- National Recycling Week Second week in November each year
Get involved: schools
Council's Waste 2 Resource Education Program is a service provided free to schools on the Sunshine Coast. The program teaches students, parents and teachers about the '3Rs' (reduce, reuse and recycle).
Students can tour council’s Waste and Resource Recovery Centre, or a council spokesperson can visit the classroom to give a waste presentation.
For bookings download the School Education Programs
War on Waste film competition
Sunshine Coast Council is calling all young aspiring Sunshine Coast, film-makers and environmentalists to submit a short 2 minute film featuring their School’s War on Waste.
This competition is open to primary and secondary schools in the Sunshine Coast Council region only. You can work as an individual, in a group with friends from your school, as a year level, or as a whole school. The competition closes 2 November.
Compost and worm farm workshops
Council holds free worm farm and composting workshops at local libraries across the Coast. Participants learn how to recycle organic waste in their own backyard with a step-by-step guide to setting up, maintaining and getting the most out of worm farms, compost bin or Bokashi. Check with your local library for the next series of workshops.