Sustainability & Environment
Environmental Services protects Townsville's natural environments and spearheads Council's sustainability initiatives. Explore the hidden worlds of sustainability, Water, Energy, Biodiversity, Land Management and Recycling.
View our sustainable housing information kit, learn how to save energy and water and read our case studies.
Council has a range of programs that assist us in ensuring sustainability of our waterways and coastal areas.
Learn to grow your grass the right way and you'll save time, money and water.
Learn how to compost and create your own worm tubes to help reduce the pressure on landfill.
The theme for National Water Week 2019 is ‘It’s time to change the world’. Council is giving all local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students aged 12 years and over the chance to create an artwork based on the 2019 National Water Week theme.
The Townsville City Council local government area includes 180km of coastline stretching from Cungulla Beach to Crystal Creek. This coastal strip includes 25.4km of Council managed Esplanades on the mainland and 6.35km on Magnetic Island.