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Community Workshops & Special Events

Avoiding waste creation and rethinking waste as a resource rather than just rubbish is great for the environment and the hip pocket. Keep an eye on this page for updates on free community workshops and special events.

Compost and Worm Farming community workshops

These workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.

Workshop dates: Saturday 9th September 2017, Saturday 9th December 2017 and Saturday 12th May 2018

Venue: Browns Plains Landfill, Heritage Park from 10:00am-12:00pm. The workshops will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea is provided and there will be compost bin giveaways for 5 lucky participants at each workshop.

Registration: The workshops are free of charge to members of the Logan community but registrations are required. To register your place, contact 3457 2400 or email loganwe@envirocom.com.au. Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.

Browns Plains Landfill behind the scenes site tours

Have you ever wondered what happens to your general waste once your bin is collected from the kerbside? Then come along on an eye opening tour of the Browns Plains Landfill. Watch the heavy machinery at work on the tip face, learn how Council processes garden waste, and get a better understanding of the range of reuse and recycling facilities available onsite. Grab a pre-loved treasure at the Logan Recycling Market and see why the Browns Plains Landfill is one of the most advanced, user-friendly and innovative waste facilities in Queensland.

Tour dates: Saturday 9th September 2017, Saturday 9th December 2017 and Saturday 12th May 2018

Venue: The coach will depart from the Logan Recycling Market, Browns Plains Landfill, Heritage Park at 10:30am and 12:15pm

Registrations: The tours are free of charge to members of the Logan community. Registrations are not required, but places will be limited to number of available seats on the coach.

Logan Waste Fair: Free family event Saturday 18 November 2017

Bring your family and friends and enjoy

  • A display of heavy machinery used at the Browns Plains Landfill
  • A behind the scenes guided bus tour of the “tip face” and recycling facilities
  • Composting, worm farming and recycling workshops and information displays
  • Creating your own piece of upcycled art during the recycled tile mosaic workshop and demonstration facilitated by Reverse Garbage Queenslanda
  • Visit to the Recycling Market Coffee Shop

Date: Saturday 18 November

Venue: Logan Recycling Market, Browns Plains Landfill, Heritage Park from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Rethinking Waste at Home community workshop: Saturday 10 March, 2018

This workshop will demonstrate practical ways to help the environment and save money by reducing you waste footprint at home. If you want to clear up the myths around recycling, learn what happens once your waste is collected from your home and are keen to learn how you can further avoid, reduce and reuse your waste materials, then this workshop is for you.

Workshop dates: Saturday 10th March 2018

Venue: Browns Plains Landfill, Heritage Park from 10:00am-12:00pm. The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea is provided and there will be compost bin giveaways for 5 lucky workshop participants.

Registration: The workshop is free of charge to members of the Logan community but registrations are required. To register your place, contact 3457 2400 or email loganwe@envirocom.com.au. Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.