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
- Garage Sale Trail: two weekends in November 11/12 and 18/19. Register for free.
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.
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.