An Even Greener State Library  

State Library of Queensland is becoming even greener. Through our Sustainability Action Plan, we are improving the environmental footprint of SLQ’s operations and reducing carbon emissions.

The key areas of improvement in sustainable practices include:

  • reducing energy consumption
  • improving green procurement practices
  • increasing recycling and reducing waste
  • promoting and supporting sustainable practices.


SLQ was the winner of the 2010 Business South Bank Sustainability Award. The award recognises our ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through energy savings, carbon emission reduction programs and recycling initiatives.

We will continue working with industry partners to help make your visit to SLQ an even greener experience.


SLQ participates in the Queensland Government’s ecoBiz program.


We support the recycling of mobile phones and mobile batteries and accessories through the MobileMuster program. Recycling drop-boxes are located at the main reception desks on level 1 and at The Edge. MobileMuster is the official recycling program of the mobile phone industry in Australia.

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