cleaner cities awardsBrisbane was recently announced as Queensland’s Cleaner Cities awards winner for the second year running by the NGO environmental movement; Keep Queensland Beautiful.

The Cleaner Cities Awards recognise the work of community groups, business, government, schools and individuals in creating cleaner urban communities.

From an eligible 13 Council regions across Queensland, Brisbane City was rated highly across all eight (8) focus areas; Community Action and Partnerships, Litter Prevention, Resource Recovery and Waste Management, Environmental Innovation and Protection, Water Conservation, Energy Innovation, Heritage and Culture and Young Legends.

CitySmart’s work on Reduce Your Juice was recognised in the awards announcement, as the program continues to help low-income residents save up to 19% on their energy bills.

With a diverse range of projects assessed; Brisbane City Council has maintained their title as Queensland’s most sustainable city for their commitment to reducing their environmental impact footprint and enhancing the lives of the whole community

To learn more about the awards, visit keepqueenslandbeautiful.org.au