Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:
Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodson Vale, Pittsworth, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.
Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

Recycling tips

Recycling is important to keep our environment healthy. We can offer loads of helpful recycling advice.

Man placing box in recycling bin
We provide recycling services through the provision of a kerbside recycling service and through waste facilities across the region. Other recycling opportunities are available to residents through private and charity organisations. Business and trades people can save money by separating waste from recycling because many materials can be recycled at no cost while non-recyclable waste incurs a gate fee. Finding and establishing modern landfills is a significant cost burden on the ...
Empty drums in cage
drumMUSTER is a national environmental program for the collection and recycling of empty, clean, non-returnable crop production and on-farm animal health chemical containers. It is undertaken jointly by farmers/chemical users, local government and the crop production and animal health industries.  All you are required to do is double rinse your containers so they are free of any chemical residue, making sure to take the caps off, then deliver them to one of our collection&nb ...
You can recycle cardboard at your local waste facility and in your recycle bin (yellow lidded wheelie bin).  Please flatten your boxes and remove all packaging including: plastic sheeting plastic wrap styrofoam  foam packaging pellets sponges banding straps timber pallets other general waste Cardboard mixed with any of these materials is not recyclable and will be sent to landfill. Waxed cardboard is not accepted in the cardboard recycling area and is to ...
By having a worm farm, you can reduce the amount of organic waste that is sent to landfill. Worms provide a wonderful service to us by turning leftover food into nutrient rich castings which can be used for top dressing around plants, for feeding indoor plants and for adding to soil. The liquid ‘tea’ produced by worms can be used as a fertiliser and can be diluted and added to ...
Mobile muster is an official recycling program of the mobile phone industry - an initiative of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA). It promotes and encourages the community to recycle mobile phones, batteries and accessories.   This will in turn reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. This is a free service. ...
A compost bin can turn organic waste, including vegetable scraps and garden waste, into excellent quality compost which acts as a natural fertiliser to give the garden a boost. Organic material is confined in the compost bin where conditions can be controlled so that breakdown is accelerated and optimised. Micro-organisms, earthworms and insects in the soil assist in breaking down the organic waste in the compost bin. ...
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